From Hawaii to the Swiss Alps, what are the epic trips that nobody else is doing? We found a few.
Though Gabe Messam's life has been fraught with challenges, he's a surf instructor at one of the most prestigious surf schools in Ireland
One weekend, Matthew Bryce headed to his favorite Scottish beach to surf. The conditions were perfect. Until they were deadly.
Director Andrew Kaineder treats us to a dark look at his upcoming film, 'Beyond the Noise'
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A new podcast, "Mothers of Invention," spotlights women fighting climate change
As a landscape photographer, Colm Keating has traveled around the world in search of the perfect shot—but he knows there is nothing quite like the rugged beauty near his home in West Cork, Ireland. In The Experience, Keating takes filmmaker Ignas Laugalis on a tour through this beautiful land.
We often think of Ireland's rugged aesthetic and harsh conditions, but what makes it truly special are the days that bring soft sunshine and the best sunsets
Surfing is rife with stereotypes of laid-back, tanned athletes in tropical locales. But go beyond the surface and you’ll find some of the most interesting subcultures in sport, from bike-and-surf gangs to teenage girls who ride in Bangladesh.
Cnoc na Mara, an iconic sea stack off the coast of County Donegal in Ireland, makes for great climbing
By European standards, Ireland’s County Donegal, tucked into the country’s far northwest corner, may as well be Mars. But for adventure travelers, it’s a hidden frontier packed with wind-bitten landscapes to mountain-bike, rowdy coastline to surf, and 500-foot sea stacks to climb. That is, if you’re brave enough.
Ireland’s whiskey scene is having a massive revival, and that’s great for us
Start off 2012 right, with a trip to one of the world’s wildest destinations
Overlooked mountain ranges, river beer, running album, gear of all time, and 47 other big ideas, accidental winners, and awesome things about the world outside we've come to love over the past 33 years. Introducing our first annual Editors' Choice Awards...
From chic clubbing in Dublin to cycling the Ring of Kerry, Ireland's got a bit of everything
The past is present on Ireland's windswept west coast
Chase your travel dreams with 48 handpicked adventures guaranteed to satisfy every type of wandering soul
To maximize the return on your investment in wanderlust, you need know-how and solid advice. We’re here to help. From saving on destination packages and high-value gear to insider trips and the bet reasons to blow a bundle, we’ve got the lowdown on affordable, rip-roaring, full-value adventure travel.
Get a fresh perspective on the Old Country: pedal, paddle, skate, and hike in these eight ruggedly charming European outposts
On Ireland's western fringe, the mystic highlands of Connemara hide an unexpected kingdom of adventure.
Q: I’m traveling to Ireland with a friend next week who wants to spend some time on the Aran Islands. Is there anything to do there besides stare at the ocean (hiking? biking?)? Trail trimmings: a winding stonewall in the Aran Islands — Alex Cohen, San…
Outside's guide to the coolest trips and the world's top new adventure travel spots.
THE STARTING POINT: What follows are six elemental landscapes—forest, desert, inland waterfront, prairie, mountain, and coast—featuring 18 blissfully unsullied locales, from Alaska to Florida, Arizona to Maine. Clear into the next state: The view from North Carolina, near the town of Tyron, into South Carolina. THE COST: Our survey…
To tireless hikers, Ireland throws open a 112-mile arm