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Sports, adventure, living your life literally “on the edge”. This category honors the brave, in his crazy travels.

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New World’s Tallest Waterslide: Verrückt in Kansas City, USA [Video]

16 Jul , 2014  

The World’s tallest waterslide has been officially opened on Thursday (July 10) in Kansas City, Kansas, USA. Cleverly entitled Verrückt, which means “insane” in German, this new waterslide stands 168 feet 7 inches (about 51 meters) tall and offers thrills beyond imaginable. The height of the slide even goes beyond that of the Statue of […]

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10 Best Beaches and Surfing Spots in Portugal [Infographic]

3 Jul , 2014  

We ran across a very useful infographic briefly presenting 10 best beaches and surfing spots in Portugal. A privileged geographical position, good weather and various waves makes Portugal’s coast perfect for surfing enthusiasts. Offering more than 600 kilometers of open beachbreake and concealed bays, this adventure extended-hotspot captured our undivided attention. The infographic uploaded below […]

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Stairway to Nothingness Suspension Bridge in the Austrian Alps

21 Jun , 2014  

Stairway to nothingness – what an inspired name for this hypnotizing 100-meter-long bridge defying the 1,300ft (396 meters) drop below and located in the Austrian Alps, at the Dachstein Glacier resort. Built for travelers with nerves of steel, the bridge meanders around the mountain range then descends fourteen steps into a glass viewing platform. The […]

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Sail Through Canals Soaked in a Warm Bath: The Hot Tug

20 Jun , 2014  

Peculiar enough to be memorable, a canal ride in The Netherlands inside an improvised bathtub is our idea of an unconventional traveling experience. The Hot Tug is the entertaining innovation of Supergoed’s designer Frank de Bruijn, who currently works on a barge in the port of Rotterdam. Simple, yet ingenious, the wood-fired hot tub allows travelers […]

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10 Great Places In India For Adventure Sports

10 Apr , 2014  

Adventure sports refer to performing activities that have a certain amount of thrill and danger involved. Skiing, mountaineering, bungee jumping have garnered a huge number of followers and are practiced all across the globe. Although not very familiar with this particular genre of sports, India is still the 2nd most populous country in the world […]

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Step Into The Void: Chamonix Skywalk in the French Alps

20 Dec , 2013  

Step Into The Void is Europe’s newest mountain skywalk, scenically positioned at the top of the Aiguille du Midi peak, near Chamonix, south-east France. Said to be inspired by the Grand Canyon Skywalk, this vertigo-inducing installation consists a minimalist glass box, with a see-through bottom, offering unobstructed panoramic views of the French Alps. Not only […]

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Playful and Adventurous: Swing at the End of the World

13 Dec , 2013  

We do not always feel like admitting this to ourselves, but traveling has much to do with escaping. And this Swing at the end of the World is our idea of a perfect nature escape. Located in the Ecuadorian wilderness, the swing is reachable by hiking up the path to Bellavista from the edge of […]

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Largest Crystals in the World: Giant Crystal Cave, Mexico

4 Jan , 2013  

The spectacular Giant Crystal Cave is connected to the Naica Mine, located in Chihuahua, Mexico. It goes around 300 meters bellow the surface. The main chamber contains the largest selenite crystals ever found, some of them reaching 11 meters in length, 4 meters in diameter and about 55 tons in weight. The conditions here are […]

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Windsurfing, Flying Above Waves

24 Oct , 2012  

Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing. It consists of a windsurf board usually two to four meters long, powered by the effect of the wind on a sail. The rig is connected to the board by a free-rotating universal joint and comprises a mast, wishbone boom and sail. […]

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The Thrills of Hang Gliding

3 Sep , 2012  

  Hang gliding can be pictured as a unique experience, maybe similar to the flight of an eagle in the skies. It is considered an air sport in which a pilot flies an unmotorized foot-launchable aircraft, very light, called a hang glider or Delta plane. In the early days of hang gliding, pilots were restricted […]

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10 Outstanding Photos Inside Glaciers by Eric Guth

14 Jun , 2012  

  Eric Guth has found a photography niche that dazzles the mind. Traveling in some of the most remote places on Earth, like Alaska and the Arctic, gave him the chance to experience ice and glaciers up close. Here is the story behind these photos inside glaciers. Eric Guth  took an interview for My Modern […]

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Base Jumping or How to Defy All Human Limits

23 May , 2012  

B.A.S.E. jumping, also sometimes written as BASE jumping, is a dangerous activity that involves an impressive amount of courage and an exaggerated will for adventure. The sport employs an initially packed parachute to jump from fixed objects. “B.A.S.E.” is an acronym that stands for four categories of fixed objects from which one can jump: buildings, […]

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Rock Climbing, a Breaking-Limits Experience

21 May , 2012  

Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations, in order to reach a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route. It is important to say that this kind of sport is not for everyone, and those who are “meeting” a wall  for the first time should be […]

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China from a Vantage Point: Glass Skywalk in the Tianmen Mountain

8 May , 2012  

The glass skywalk in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the Tianmen Mountain, China, seems especially built for the fearless. But walking on this incredible pathway, suspended 1,430 meters high up in the air (about 4 691.6 feet) is also 6,35 centimeters thick (2.5 inches), making it safe for the avalanche of tourists. The Skywalk in […]

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The Evolver Spiraling Platform in Switzerland for Unobstructed Nature Observation

26 Apr , 2012  

The Evolver is an original project envisioned and put to practice by the students from Alice Studio. Located in Zermatt, Switzerland and overlooking Lake Stelli, the structure is composed of 24 wooden frames and encases a continuous 720 degree route. This makes for an unusual tubular itinerary, especially when considering the fact that the views […]

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