I skied 2,000 kilometres across the barrens of Alaska in the darkest months of winter to find one. I scaled Borneo’s highest peak—the 4,100-metre Mount Kinabalu—to reach one that was remoter still. Indeed, the ...
All work, no play once made the Korean capital a sober and somber city. But the dictators are gone, the economy is booming, and the culture and nightlife are exploding.
When a young couple spends New Year’s in Peru's Amazon jungle, they learn they can depend on the kindness of strangers.
"Entering Laayoune at night, we couldn’t have known the city had been on fire."
If you plan on hiking Bali’s famous volcano solo, expect to get extorted, bullied and have your life threatened.
Thanks to this resurrection, the Canol Heritage Trail is now a hiking route of legendary proportions: the dream of truly hardcore wilderness enthusiasts, a best-kept secret among the wearers of the boot. Like the original Canol pipeline project, it remains conquered by few.
Every fall, the residents of Arslanbob, Kyrgyzstan, abandon their homes, set up tents in the forest and collect nuts for a month. Their haul is more than just a currency—it’s a traditional lifestyle that might not be around much longer.
Two years after an earthquake demolished Langtang, Nepal, hiking trails have reopened and villagers rebuilt their town. The only thing missing is tourism.
"Why am I writing this while sitting at a makeshift desk in a thatched roof bungalow on an unpaved street in Pohnpei, Micronesia? Trust me, this was not my idea."
For centuries, the rich fleece grown by Himalayan sheep was harvested for wear in the world’s cultured capitals. How did it get there? Join Outpost editor-at-large Jeff Fuchs as he treks the vast plateaus of northern India to explore the ancient trading routes of pashmina wool