It’s 5 a.m., 30˚F, and everyone is huddled against the bus, bracing against the ripping wind. Dawn is breaking to the east, the horizon shifting from black to a gradient of deepening purples, extinguishing the stars one by one. The inhospitable backdrop begins to take shape: shoe-staining red soil sand, clumps of spinnaker grass, sparse … More 48 Hours in Australia’s Red Center
Travel + Leisure | Nov. 2015 As hints of autumn creep over the vine-striped hills of Piedmont, in northwestern Italy, farmers ready themselves: truffle season has begun.
An interview with conservationist Kristine Tompkins who, with her husband Doug, has spent a decade restoring a swath of Patagonia to its original splendor—and creating a whole new kind of national park.
Local riding clubs throughout Europe ritually celebrate hunting season with the annual Hubertus Hunt, a race typically help on the first weekend of November. Today, no real hunt occurs; instead, a horseback procession follows dogs trailing a mock scent—or a foxtail pinned to a lead rider—on a winding chase through idyllic countryside, past hills and … More In Print: A scene from the annual Hubertus Hunt in Someren, Netherlands
Fear: the natural survival instinct responding to the threat of danger. I had already flown 10,000 miles from home. I had already come alone. But the life of an adrenaline junkie is a difficult one—there is only the next challenge, the next destination, the next jump. Three hours earlier, I boarded a plane to New Zealand … More Skydiving in Paradise
In the late afternoon, when the air is calm and the sun is beginning to set, you might see locals hopping a cement wall to reach the narrow, hidden beach just below Boulevard Maréchal Juin, a winding road that snakes its way down the craggy coast of Cap D’Antibes, where the villas face the sea….
Miles Johnson, Patagonia’s new creative director, on designing—and packing—for the great outdoors.
Alberta, Canada, 2:16 p.m. — Good thing you brought your windbreaker. Despite the afternoon sun beating down from a cloudless sky, it’s gusty up here, 6,400 feet above sea level.