Skip to Content

Click on a label to read posts from that part of the world.

Map of the world

Climbing

Lonely Planet Releases Top 10 Cities for Travelers

Lonely Planet recently released its Best in Travel 2014, which includes a list of the top 10 cities for traveling. These cities are spread across the globe and include classics as well as cities that are just coming into their own as traveler destinations. The Lonely...

Abandoned Coal Mines Of West Virginia

West Virginia has been defined by the coal industry in many ways. While the industry still employs miners all over the state, abandoned coal mines are remnants throughout the area of a booming past. Exploring the abandoned coal mines is highly dangerous, but the hobby...

The Government is Back Up and Running, and So Are the National Parks

The Government is Back Up and Running, and So Are the National Parks Grand Canyon National Park, Flickr Everyone rejoice: now that the shutdown is finally over, government employees can get back to work and the rest of us can go out and explore any National Park that we feel like. No sneaking around with the risk of getting fined, you can...

Sports Map Of America

Sports Map Of America The talented illustrator Jess Fink over at Slate worked with Chris Kirk on interactive design to create the sports map of America. The map shows which sports are most popular in individual U.S. states with graphics. The full sports map, which can be seen here, includes...

Utah To Reopen National Parks By The Weekend

Utah To Reopen National Parks By The Weekend James Gordon, Flickr There's finally a bit of good news for travelers impacted by the Federal Government shutdown with the announcement that Utah will reopen five of its national parks despite the ongoing closures around the country. Utah made a deal with the government...

Hiker Finds Over $300,000 Worth Of Buried Treasure In The Alps

Hiker Finds Over $300,000 Worth Of Buried Treasure In The Alps Tom Fahy, Flickr It sounds like something out of a movie, but a mountaineer scaling the Alps has come across a valuable stash of jewels including emeralds, sapphires, and rubies, buried in the snow -- a treasure trove estimated to be worth $332,000. The French climber...

10 Things You Didn't Know About The Idaho Backcountry Where Hannah Anderson Was Found

A 16 year old named Hannah Anderson was abducted by a family friend last week in a series of events that left both her mother and brother dead. Her saga began in Southern California and ended far away, in the wilderness of Idaho, when she was rescued by FBI agents over...

Gadling Gear Review: Eddie Bauer MicroTherm Down Hoodie

Gadling Gear Review: Eddie Bauer MicroTherm Down Hoodie Eddie Bauer One look at the calendar (not to mention the thermometer) will tell you that we are most definitely in the dog days of summer. But it won't be long until the mercury begins to drop and we'll start planning our cold weather adventures. The key to enjoying those...

NeighborGoods Allows Travelers To Borrow From Locals

Gone are the days when travelers have to pack bulky items. Now they can just borrow instead. NeighborGoods is changing the face of consumption, facilitating a borrowing and lending culture within neighborhoods. This is great for people who want to meet their neighbors...

Photo Gallery: Flowers From Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Photo Gallery: Flowers From Michigan's Upper Peninsula Michigan's Upper Peninsula is lined with beaches along Lake Superior to the north and Lake Michigan to the south. The Keweenaw Peninsula in the greater U.P. is also lined with Lake Superior beaches to the east and west. Views from each side vary, but are beautiful across...

Video: Man Rappelled Down Brooklyn Bridge

A man rappelled down the Brooklyn Bridge on the morning of July 4, without any safety equipment and not only lived, but had his feat captured on camera. To quote the PIX11 news anchor who covered this story, "They're not looking at this guy like he's a superhero; it's...

Popular Gondogoro La Trekking Route Closed In Pakistan

Popular Gondogoro La Trekking Route Closed In Pakistan Courtesy Shikari7 via WikiMedia The Gondogoro La trekking route, located in a remote region of Pakistan, is considered one of the most demanding and beautiful hikes in the entire world. The path often draws adventure travelers from across the globe, most of whom come for its...

Pakistan Halts Mountaineering Expeditions Following Base Camp Murders

Pakistan Halts Mountaineering Expeditions Following Base Camp Murders Daniel Martin via WikiMedia In the wake of the brutal killing of 10 climbers in Base Camp on a remote peak in Pakistan this past weekend, the country has suspended all mountaineering expeditions to the region. This unprecedented move has forced dozens of alpinists to abandon...

5 Alternatives To Car Camping This Summer

5 Alternatives To Car Camping This Summer Jason Jones, Flickr If you're the outdoorsy type, it's hard not to enjoy car camping, as long as you find a destination and campground that are compatible with your interests and needs. Not that I'm speaking from experience, but ... let's just say the romantic, roughing-it...

Video: Everest In Time-Lapse

We've seen some truly amazing time-lapse videos in recent months but it is difficult to top this one. It was shot on Mt. Everest this spring and delivers a true sense of the scale of that mountain. Many of the images were captured at various campsites along the route up to...

Hiking in Triglav National Park, Slovenia

Hiking in Triglav National Park, Slovenia Sean McLachlan We've been talking about Slovenia for the past week here on Gadling. It's got everything you'd expect from a European country: beautiful architecture, medieval churches and castles, world-class museums, a distinct cuisine ... but every European country can...

Video: 100 Years Of Climbing Mt. McKinley

Video: 100 Years Of Climbing Mt. McKinley Project Gutenberg Standing 20,320 feet in height, Mt. McKinley is the tallest mountain in North America and one of the most challenging climbs in the entire world. While it doesn't rival the big Himalayan peaks in terms of altitude, it more than makes up for it with a number...

Coopers Rock: Morgantown, West Virginia

Coopers Rock: Morgantown, West Virginia I have lost count of how many times I have been here. I started coming to Coopers Rock State Forest in Morgantown, West Virginia, when my family first moved to the town, which was seven years ago. The 12,000-some acres of beautiful hiking trails begin just a couple exits...

Planning The Perfect Picnic (Food Poisoning Not Included)

Planning The Perfect Picnic (Food Poisoning Not Included) Trey Ratcliff, Flickr The solstice may be a few weeks off yet, but let's not kid ourselves: summer has begun. A favorite warm weather pastime the world over is dining al fresco. I first discovered the joys of the picnic, in particular, when I was 10, and my family spent the...

Searching For The World's Biggest Trees In California's Redwood Parks

Searching For The World's Biggest Trees In California's Redwood Parks When it comes to giant California redwoods, size matters. Or at least that was my premise when I committed to a long detour that would take me through the state and national Redwood parks of Northern California in early May. A friend had suggested that I could visit Muir...

Gadling Features


Most Popular

Categories

Become our Fan on Facebook!

Featured Galleries (view all)

Berlin's Abandoned Tempelhof Airport
The Junk Cars of Cleveland, New Mexico
United Airlines 787 Inaugural Flight
Ghosts of War: France
New Mexico's International Symposium Of Electronic Arts
Valley of Roses, Morocco
The Southern Road
United Dreamliner Interior
United Dreamliner Exterior

Our Writers

Don George

Features Editor

RSS Feed

View more Writers

Find Your Hotel

City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport
City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport
City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport code
If different
POWERED BY
POWERED BY

Find Your Hotel

City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport
City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport
City name or airport
POWERED BY
City name or airport code
If different
POWERED BY
POWERED BY

Weird News

DailyFinance

FOXNews Travel

Engadget

Sherman's Travel

Lonely Planet

New York Times Travel

Joystiq