Newsweek Travel Editor. Covers the intersection of adventure and culture. Words in AFAR, CNN, AD, Departures. Formerly editor-in-chief of Adventure.com & digital editor/producer at Travel Channel.
As fans eagerly await a sequel to the biggest box-office hit in history, "Avatar," its director James Cameron talks to Newsweek about another mysterious world he's putting on screen, one inhabited by "the other sentient beings that have the misfortune of sharing this big spaceship with us."
From Copenhagen's ski slope atop a waste-to-energy plant to the world's first 3D-printed neighborhood in Mexico, these innovations are helping to create a more sustainable tomorrow.
You thought your winter in lockdown isolation was rough? These two women are sharing a tiny, remote hut in the high Arctic with polar bears lurking outside their door. They're on a mission, as citizen scientists, to inspire climate change consciousness.
From the first women to overwinter solo in the high Arctic to the engineer who delivered the news to all earthlings that NASA's rover touched down on Mars, these women made historic strides and achievements in a locked-down time.
From tracking wolves in Yellowstone to walking on Siberian drift ice in Japan, or snorkeling between two continents off Iceland, cold weather doesn't necessarily require staying inside. These unique cold-weather adventures entice outdoor enthusiasts to emerge from under their blankets and out of their comfort zones.
A nonagenarian who has voluntarily made a home for herself in a Tokyo psychiatric asylum, Yayoi Kusama continues to produce her signature larger-than-life polka-dotted pumpkins and reflective Infinity rooms. From Japan's rural islands to Berlin's avant-garde museums, here's where you can see the Japanese Pop art icon's work in 2021.
Just as we'll never forget the piercing stare from world-renowned photojournalist Steve McCurry's iconic "Afghan Girl" on the cover of National Geographic, the previously unseen images in his new book remain timeless. The former Newsweek photographer talks about what makes a photo endure over decades and more.
Jane Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.
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.
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 Mexican pig from Todos Santos offers a downtrodden world hope that 2020 still can hold joy and possibilities.
“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.