Newsweek Travel Editor. Covers sustainable travel, adventure and culture. Words: AFAR, CNN, AD, Hemispheres. Formerly editor-in-chief of Adventure.com & digital editor at Travel Channel.
Are you willing to do the right thing when you have everything to lose?" That's the moral imperative explored in “The Rescue” as it dives into the 2018 Thai soccer team cave rescue and its unlikely heroes. Newsweek talks to "Free Solo" Oscar-winning directors about their new film.
Newsweek gets an exclusive look at some of the most exciting pieces in Smithsonian's new FUTURES exhibit, including some that will be unveiled to the public for the first time, such as Virgin Hyperloop; a model of an Oceanix floating city; and LightSail, a solar-powered spacecraft.
From surveying elusive snow leopards in Kyrgyzstan, to reintroducing the pangolin—the world's most trafficked animal—to the wild in South Africa, to training to be the next climate action champions on an Antarctic expedition, these citizen sciene trips are all about making ripples of impact while having an adventure of a lifetime.
Gordon Hempton, aka the Sound Tracker, talks to Newsweek about the importance of silence as the world starts churning again, and his quest to preserve natural vanishing soundscapes from the Amazon Rainforest to the world's first urban quiet park in Taiwan.
One upside from the pandemic? We'll never take travel for granted again—even those whose job it is to see the world and report back. Newsweek caught up with travel experts, from TV hosts Samantha Brown and Oneika Raymond to The Points Guy founder Brian Kelly, to ask about their dream post-pandemic trips.
"I don't think anybody's shown more of the world, to the world, on television, than Tony."
"Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain," director Morgan Neville speaks with Newsweek about making the documentary an ode to the late star's uncommon life and not playing it safe when telling Bourdain's story.
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.