Elephant Park 3

Up Close & Personal with Thailand Elephants

These Thaliand parks provide responsible, hands-on experiences with elephants that are treated well.

Up Close & Personal with Thailand Elephants


While elephant tourism is often cruel, Thailand's Elephant Nature Park allows visitors to spend time with rescued elephants through thoughtful and responsible programs. Read More

Grand Canyon Rafting: 6 Side Hikes


Whether you join a private rafting trip in the Grand Canyon, or go with a commercial outfitter, you’ll likely leave the boat occasionally to explore side canyons and nearby bluffs. Read More

Electric Bikes Gain Momentum


In the U.S., sales have increased for electric bikes, or “e-bikes,” which use battery powered motors to provide mechanical assistance when a rider cranks the pedals.Read More

Top Tips on Spring Cleaning Your Gear


If you properly clean and store your gear, you can prevent it from degrading or becoming a Petri dish of nasty stuff when it's stored over the winter.Read More

Kayaking from Cuba to Key West


Oru Kayak, maker of the origami-inspired folding kayak, is leading an attempt at completing a solo kayak passage from Cuba to Key West.Read More

Expert Advice on Thru-Hiking Alabama’s Pinhoti Trail


Stretching 171 miles across Alabama, the the Pinhoti Trail serves a great testing ground for those interested in thru-hiking extremely long trails like the AT and PCT. Read More