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Mar 5, 2012 03:52 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
As travel writer Bill Bryson pointed out in his book In a Sunburned Country, Australia "has more things that will kill you than anywhere else" -- including poisonous snakes and jellyfish, crocodiles, and sharks. If you're traveling to the Land Down Under, be wary of those things -- but now add pine...
Nov 23, 2011 07:47 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Rock climbing is an increasingly popular outdoor sport these days, however the one drawback to it is that you need to have said "rock" (or a rock climbing gym) to climb it -- and not everyone has easy accessibility to one. However, there are plenty of trees in most parts of the country, and fortuna...
Mar 21, 2012 07:04 PM ET // Stephanie Pearson
If you've ever had designs on becoming the next Julia Butterfly Hill, the famous activist who lived in a 180-foot redwood for 738 days, here's your chance: This week in Paia, Maui, on March 24 and 25, Master Tree Climbing Instructor Tim Kovar has staked out a gorgeous 60-foot Banyan tree with wide ...
Nov 8, 2011 11:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
Tree houses aren't just for children anymore. In Sweden, the eco-friendly Treehotel offers a sanctuary in the trees for all ages. Located in Harads, a village with a population of about 600, Treehotel is set inside a forest. The "treerooms" are elevated hotel rooms built on trees, giving you a view...
Aug 3, 2012 05:41 PM ET // Derek Markham
While most of the world was focused on London on July 27th, the folks in Hayward, Wisconsin were focusing on a different type of competition, one which included men and women wielding axes and chainsaws, going head-to-head in chopping, sawing, logrolling and pole climbing at the Lumberjack World Ch...