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Active Adventures Answers 8 Key Questions on COVID-impacted Travel

As we make our way into the final quarter to 2020 and continue to work to flatten the global-COVID curve, we’d like to thank all those who did their part (in particular, the incredible healthcare workers, worldwide!), and to express sincerest condolences to al...

 Rajasthan’s Sands Shimmer in Time

The Thar Desert, Jaisalmer Fort. You need time to appreciate Rajasthan, India—to let the magic of its golden hues and hints of the past fully wash over you

Unmatched Beauty: Thangkas Art of the Tibetan Plateau

By Jeff Fuchs, Outpost Editor-at-Large for Asia Like so much on the Tibetan Plateau, Thangkas (known as Paubha in Newari), or scroll paintings, were first introduced to Tibet from outside lands. Nepali and Ind...

Swim, Arthur, Swim! | The Dog Who Crossed a Jungle to Find a Home

What’s it like to compete in a 700-km race with a scrappy stray in tow? Totally charming, says Swedish adventurer Mikael Lindnord, in his book Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home. In this excerpt for Outpost, Lindnord gets caught off guard ...

A Moon Travel Guide to Budapest, Hungary

By Moon Travel Guides BUDAPEST, HUNGARY  Location: in Hungary, a landlocked country in East-Central Europe, right on the Danube River. Budapest is its capital Area: 525 sq km Population: approx. 1,7...