Now: Newsweek Travel & Lifestyle editor. Covers the intersection of adventure and culture. Formerly editor-in-chief of Adventure.com & digital editor/producer at Travel Channel.
If 2020 is the year that anything can happen, can it not also be the year that a pig can be an artist? "Colette the Artist," a rising star of the Mill Valley Film Festival, offers a downtrodden world hope that 2020 still can hold joy and possibilities.
Newsweek talks to Ewan McGregor and best friend Charley Boorman about their new epic motorcycle series 'Long Way Up' which reunites them on a 13,000-mile journey from the tip of South America to L.A. But this time they have to plug in as they go—they're riding electric Harley-Davidsons.
While we won't be taking the freedom to travel for granted ever again post-pandemic, we owe a lot to these trailblazing women who paved the way over the last 100 years for all of our adventures—even the ones yet to come.
Kellee Edwards, a licensed pilot, expert scuba diver and a solo explorer, is changing the face of adventure, landing the distinction of being the first Black woman to host her own travel TV series.
The total disappearance of the Arctic summer sea ice is forecast for as early as 2040. Newsweek takes an exclusive look at the new National Geographic doc that shows the Indigenous life that's also melting away in the Arctic, and how this pandemic is the loudest wake-up call we have for humanity.
Jane Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.
While you're grounded and social distancing, you can still travel the world through the pages of these novels whose setting is often the main character.
British eco-artist Jason deCaires Taylor creates eerie undersea worlds that blend sculpture and marine life, creating havens for coral to regenerate and new ecosystems to thrive.
“Everest?!” No, Elbrus. The clarification was followed either by a raised eyebrow or a bemused nod. It was the typical response when I told someone I was about to climb Mount Elbrus, a mountain that apparently few have heard of, yet is the highest peak in Europe.
Finland's ranks as the happiest country in the world. Could (voluntary) plunges into icy water be one of the reasons this country is so content? While this might seem like a daredevil stunt or a crazy bet to North Americans and many others around the world, ice swimming is not an out-of-the-ordinary sight here in Finland.
What is the secret behind Finland’s success, which has found a way for maximum contentment despite a fairly inhospitable climate and long periods of little sunlight? Here are lessons we can pull from Finnish culture, so we, too, can learn to revel—even in the darkness.