For more than three decades, Paul Knapp Jr. has taken travelers out into the Caribbean Sea to hear humpback whales. Now seismic blasts threaten to silence their songs.
When veteran adventure writer Rowan Jacobsen went eye to eye with a sperm whale, he was changed in ways he never expected
Sperm whales are extraordinarily intelligent animals with deep family traditions and the ability to communicate across oceans with sonic clicks. But when Rowan Jacobsen had a close encounter with one in the Caribbean, he saw a creature far stranger than he'd ever imagined.
While a sailing trip is undoubtedly less stressful than the current times, crossing the Atlantic with three other people taught me some important lessons for lockdown
The start of spring is one of the best times to travel, thanks to perfect weather, fun festivals, and a screaming flight deal to the Virgin Islands
Want to avoid the winter blues? These warm adventure remedies are here to help, from mountain biking in Baja to hiking Dominica.
I traveled abroad on a shoestring budget. Here's how I did it—and how you can, too.
They say to spend money on experiences, not things—shouldn't gift giving be the same?
'How to Be a Family' and 'Uncharted' give unvarnished views of family travel from two very different perspectives
For times when you want the surf and sand but not all the hype
If you're interested in disaster tourism, these places are packed with adventures and need your dollars more than ever before
Who says summer camp is just for kids? We rounded up seven escapes made for grown-ups (and a few for their families), plus seven more to entertain the kids while the adults are at play.
Professional boxing has been illegal in Cuba for more than 50 years. That hasn't stopped the country from producing the best fighters in the world.
Spending a night in paradise doesn’t have to cost as much as a month’s rent back home
From deserted beaches to raucous singletrack to ancient Maya ruins, these new adventures and resorts in Central America will warm you up
It's healthier for you and the environment than beef, and it's delicious. So why aren't more Americans eating it?
But be wary. Not all reef-safe sunscreens are created equal.
Devon O’Neil watched from a distance as Irma—one of the strongest storms to ever hit land—battered the Caribbean island of St. John with 200-mile-per-hour winds. Two months later, he returned to the place where he grew up to help clear the wreckage and process the destruction of his former home.
Why one couple couldn’t keep a secluded Caribbean island to themselves
Imagine all the fun of an outdoor blade in a package you can use more often. Put one to use in your kitchen, and it might make cooking dinner feel a little more exciting.
Filmmakers Clemens Krüger, Max Neumeier, Vincent Urban spent three weeks exploring the rich ecosystem of Panama.
There's a moment in a child's life when she's old enough to go on a real trip yet still young enough to want to hang out with her parents. These travel tactics and tools will help you seize that window.
Getting hitched is the ultimate excuse to go big on a vacation. Don’t waste it.
Circumnavigate St. John by sail, then revisit the gems with a paddleboard and a towel
Looking for some of adventure on your Caribbean escape? Down for going off the beaten path? Check out these often-overlooked islands that are more than the sum of their white sandy beaches.
Cuba. Where travelers lounge on picturesque beaches, swirl mojitos, dance til sunrise, and cruise back to their hotels in ’57 T-birds. Travelers, yes. But Americans, no. Until 2011, these indulgences were long off limits to U.S. citizens due to a Bay of Pigs–era trade embargo. But despite the Obama Administration…
These images, from some of Outside's favorite photographers, will make you want to pack your bags and get lost in adventure.
No longer just a party drink quarantined to tiki bars and beach-themed bonfire bashes, artisanal Rum is making a serious comeback.
If you plan to stay at one of those mega-sized all-inclusive resorts where no one bothers to leave the property except to return to the airport, it doesn’t matter which island you’re on. The limbo contests, nightly magician acts, and rum drinks at the tiki bar will all be…
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Looking for your own private hideaway? This is it.
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Michael Wigge has made two trips around the world: For one, he relied on strangers for food and accommodation; for the other, he bartered, trading a single apple for, eventually, a home in Hawaii, which he now owns. We caught up with him before his next adventure.
Gunther Holtorf, a 75-year-old former airline CEO who has driven more than 820,000 kilometers over the past two decades, doesn't care if you remember his travels. But you better respect Otto, his G Wagon that will be placed in a museum if it makes it through this final leg.
What started as a simple idea four years ago finally ended last week when Graham Hughes became the first person to visit all 201 countries without setting foot on an airplane
In a country where a sport that has always represented social rebellion was unlikely to ever be tolerated, a small group of skaters created their own gear with whatever materials they could find—and started a revolution
I want to ride the best rapids in the Caribbean. Where should I start?
What are some good, cheap, tropical eco-trips for a winter break? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico
Getting far, far, far away from it all is easier—and cheaper—than you think. Presenting seven adventure-packed Caribbean island escapes. The Over-Under SABA, NETHERLANDS ANTILLES Netherlands Antilles (Philip Oblentz/Digital Vision/Getty) The most challenging part of a trip to Saba, a five-square-mile volcanic island 28 miles southwest of St. Maarten, is…
Fight back! Don't succumb to the cold-weather blues this winterhead south to the Caribbean and Central America, where the sun comes up early and the ice comes shaved. Presenting the six freshest surf-and-chill outdoor adventures this season.
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Ready to bask in the warmth of endless summer? Our online resource is your key to the Caribbean’s most idyllic getaways. Here, you’ll find great travel deals, gorgeous places to stay, and active adventures guaranteed to get your heart racing. Dive in, the water’s warm! Nevis: Unhurried and unsung hero…
Twelve value-packed Caribbean resorts where your room comes with a viewand killer perks, too
Sailing to a spec of guano-encrusted Caribbean that tourism forgot.
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