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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...

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...

Time is Running Out for the Maldives, a Country That Might Not Be Around for Much Longer

Time is Running Out for the Maldives, a Country That Might Not Be Around for Much Longer Timo Newto-Syms, Flickr You may have heard of the Maldives. It's a tropical travel paradise, with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. An island nation in the Indian Ocean, it is composed of 26 atolls that are home to some of the world's best diving. The Maldives is a...

Cave Divers To Explore Unmapped New Mexico Cavern

Cave Divers To Explore Unmapped New Mexico Cavern A crack team of cave divers will explore New Mexico's famed Blue Hole underwater cave system this weekend. The Advanced Diver Magazine Exploration Foundation will send a team down Blue Hole cave in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. The cave has already been partially mapped down...

Marietas Islands: The Mexican Government's Bomb Testing Created This Unreal Hidden Beach

The Marietas Islands (Islas Marietas) are located off of the coast of the state of Nayarit on Mexico's west coast, just above Puerto Vallarta. The islands are uninhabited and flush with marine life since hunting and fishing is forbidden on the islands. While staying at...

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: Dorset, England Now Has A Dragon Skull On The Beach

If you happen to be in the area of Dorset, England, in the near future, you might want to check out the giant dragon skull that is currently sitting on its Jurassic Coast. Blinkbox oversaw the skull-building project, which is, at its core, a celebration of the release of...

Scuba Diving Amid The Imperial German Fleet At Scapa Flow, Orkney (VIDEO)

The Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland offer an amazing variety of things to do, from visiting prehistoric monuments to bird watching and traditional music in cozy pubs. Orkney is also a popular spot for scuba diving thanks to it being the site of the sinking...

UNESCO Considering Adding Great Barrier Reef To List Of Endangered Sites

UNESCO Considering Adding Great Barrier Reef To List Of Endangered Sites Richard Ling via WikiMedia This past Sunday, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) kicked off its annual conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Over the next ten days, the 1300 delegates in attendance will discuss which new locations from...

Celebrate World Oceans Day With A Live Tour Of The Great Barrier Reef

Celebrate World Oceans Day With A Live Tour Of The Great Barrier Reef Kraig Becker This coming Saturday, June 8, is World Oceans Day, a global event designed to celebrate the important role that the oceans play in keeping our planet a vibrant place for us to live. Throughout the day there will be hundreds of events taking place across the...

Gadling Gear Review: ContourROAM 2 Action Camera

Gadling Gear Review: ContourROAM 2 Action Camera One of the fastest growing segments of the consumer electronics market over the past couple of years has been in the action camera category. These small, super-durable video cameras are used to capture footage of everything from family vacations to the latest crazy extreme...

Riviera Maya: An Accidental Honeymoon

Riviera Maya: An Accidental Honeymoon I was in Mexico last December, just before the 21st of the month. The date would come and go without catastrophe, of course, but the fringe theories had brought Maya culture to the forefront of the media and I took the opportunity to learn a bit about the ancient and...

International Adventure Guide 2013: Baja, Mexico

International Adventure Guide 2013: Baja, Mexico I once knew a man who said you've never looked freedom in the eye until you've raced through the Mexican desert at 100 mph while naked on the roof of a car. While perhaps a little extreme, this raw sense of freedom and adventure has attracted adventure travelers to...

International Adventure Guide 2013: Singapore

International Adventure Guide 2013: Singapore Contrary to popular belief, Singapore offers more than just skyscrapers and street food. In the last few years, the Asian city-state has transformed itself into a premiere destination for adventure and nature lovers. Singapore doesn't just have gardens; it is a city...

Video: Great White Shark Breaks Into Diver's Cage

Last week in Gansbaai, South Africa, a man almost became an afternoon snack for a great white shark when the predator forced its way into a protective shark diving cage. A video uploaded by YouTube user Bryan Plummer shows a large shark ignoring the bait put out by tour...

5 Detoxifying Spring Break Destinations

5 Detoxifying Spring Break Destinations Spring break is a vacation time of the year wherein many people let loose and eat and drink with abandon. Fun as that might seem to some, your idea of a good time might be one that isn't filled with worries about the pounds you're packing on or the detox you're going to...

Video: Macroworld Of Bali

"Macroworld of Bali" from globaldivemedia.com on Vimeo. Many people who flock to Bali each year go, at least in part, for the ocean scenery. Unmistakably gorgeous waters unfold at the foot of the sand on Bali beaches. Those seeking adventure experience the water...

Low-Cost Travel Insurance Offered For Adventure Travelers

Low-Cost Travel Insurance Offered For Adventure Travelers Start talking about anything even remotely related to the topic of travel insurance and odds are the conversation will be short. This is not something that travelers dream about, plan for or share with their social networks. No one we know of has a scrapbook of insurance...

Diver Captures First Full Light Field Underwater Images With Lytro Camera

Diver Captures First Full Light Field Underwater Images With Lytro Camera The Lytro Camera is an interesting piece of technology for sure. Like all cameras, it is adept at capturing images that we can later share with friends and family. But what separates the Lytro from any other consumer camera on the market is its ability to capture the entire...

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