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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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Epic Free Climb on El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, USA [Video]

26 Jan , 2015  

“To anyone writing about Dawn Wall, this is not an effort to conquer. It’s about realizing a dream.”: — Kevin Jorgeson Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are the new climbing phenomenona after they succeeded in making the first free ascent on the 3,000 feet (915 meters) Dawn Wall, the most difficult side of El Capitan in the […]

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Cody Townsend’s Epic Ski Trail in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range [Video]

11 Dec , 2014  

Red Bull Media House, in association with MSP Films, presents  DAYS OF MY YOUTH, a new film that examines every skier’s lifelong affinity for the sport. Cody Townsend takes big mountain skiing to an entirely new level, straight-lining one of the gnarliest vertical chutes deep in the Alaska Tordrillos Mountain Range, earning himself the “Best […]

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Mammut Celebrates First Matterhorn Ascent by Lighting Up Hörnli Ridge [Video]

16 Oct , 2014  

Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut paid tribute to the first ascent of the Matterhorn peak taken by Edward Whymper and his team, 150 years ago. Earlier this year, mountain climbers ascended the Matterhorn’s Hörnli ridge (in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy) and lit bright red lights in order to celebrate the inaugural ascent. […]

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Paris on the Edge: The New Eiffel Tower Glass Floor [Video]

7 Oct , 2014  

What’s it like to see bits of Paris while suspended on a glass platform, 57 meters (200 feet) above soil ? It seems that millions of tourists will soon have the rushing answer to this question, as visiting the Eiffel Tower now comes with an extra “perk”. Officially opened on Monday, the 6th of October […]

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Three Extreme Sports You Can Try Out in London

22 Sep , 2014  

We recently shared some interesting places to dine in London, while enjoying a bird’s eye view of the city. In this post, we will have a look at three extreme sports you can practice while visiting here, just in case sightseeing gets old. #1. Ice Climbing on Vertical Chill If you’ve never tried ice climbing […]

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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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