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Alastair Humphreys is one of our Adventurers of the Year. Follow his current Talisker Storm Adventure on Scotland’s Isle of Skye live through May 11. “The mountains are calling and I must go” – John Muir My phone beeps and buzzes. People are calling me. It never stops. Messages stream in from anywhere on earth. All…

By Tetsuhiko Endo; Photograph courtesy Cory Scott, O'Neill When you hear the term “surfing competition” what images come to mind? California, palm trees, tropical blue water, guys with blonde hair who begin every sentence with “dude…”? That’s pretty spot on. However, wetsuit company O’Neill works on a slightly different paradigm. Every year they run the…

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ What Donald Trump wants, he gets–but maybe not all of it this time.  Since I first blogged last year about the struggle between environmentalists and local residents opposed to Trump’s plans to build a mass tourism development on an unspoiled stretch of Scottish…

Scotland's Inner Hebrides are where some of the Earth's rockiest coastlines meet its smoothest single malts. The best way to sample the small-batch distilleries on these isles is by kayak, one breathtaking paddle and one wee dram at a time. In our March issue, on newsstands now, writer Andrew Todhunter kayaks Scotland's whisky coast. Here, he gives…

Text by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ Photograph by Jim and Sheila Glavine During hard economic times, how do you convince rural communities living next to unspoiled natural areas to see a brighter future? If you are Donald Trump, who wants to build the world’s "best" gold course on wild sand dunes along the coast…