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Time Travelers, Virtuoso Life, July 2015

Roll back to the Golden Age of rail on the Venice-Simplon-Orient-Express.

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The Never-Ending Trail, Mens Journal, June 2015

How the Kiwis built a 1,600-mile mountain-bike paradise--with hundreds more miles yet to come.

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Head Case, Outside, April 2015

How one team is leading cycling out of the brain injury dark ages--and providing a potential road map for the NFL.

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On The Edge Of Forgotten, Islands, March 2015

A 30-year conflict could have wiped out this group of islands off Mozambique. But nature saved itself, protecting an amazing place where few have gone.

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Grind Of The Ancient Mariner, Runners World, March 2015

Why would a 90-year-old navy vet set out on an 18-mile-a-week, nearly-three-year-long attempt to run across the country? To save a ship, of course.

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Double Down, Inspirato, Spring 2015

Sophisticated cuisine, café culture, glamorous beaches--it must be the Euro-centric charm of St. Martin.

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Where Now, Virtuoso Life, January 2015

From safaris and city escapes to honeymoons, family adventures, Europe's best value, and more, here are the hottest travel bets for 2015.

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Outside, Summer Buyers Guide

The best bikes, cycling gear, and apparel of 2015.

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Brazilian Outpost, Islands, December 2014

New walkways lead to beaches like this, but only for the lucky few who can step foot there.

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Bajan Spice, Westworld, Fall 2014

With culinary traditions descended from the British, Barbados might not seem an obvious food destination--but as the Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival proves, this island is cooking.

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The Coaching Project, Outside, September 2014

There's a reason why more and more amateur athletes are turning to professional trainers to retool their workouts: It's the best way to improve performance.

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Just Deserts, Virtuoso Life, July 2014

Namibia's conservation bet pays off in high-flying adventure.

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Aint It Grand?, Inspirato, Summer 2014

Between its wealthy financial sector, British heritage, and low-key Caribbean charm, Grand Cayman offers a study of unexpected contrasts.

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Southern Exposure, Virtuoso Life, May 2013

Patagonia's rugged, unspoiled nature will blow you away.

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Southern Exposure, DestinAsian, February 2014

Beyond the magnetic pull of Cape Town lies South Africa's winegrowing region. The Cape Winelands, where a mix of friendly old towns and pastoral beauty--not to mention the yield of dozens of acclaimed vineyards--lends itself well to touring by bike. Add in a loop of windswept Cape Peninsula, and you've got all the makings of a great cycling trip, even if there are some hurdles along the way.

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Ciao Chow, Islands, March 2013

The Phlegrean Archipelago cooks up some of the world's best Italian. We go sailing in search of the secret ingredient.

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The Soul Of Santa Fe, DestinAsian, February 2013

With its blend of Native American history, Wild West grit, and cosmopolitan polish, New Mexico's idiosyncratic state capital beckons to wayfarers and inspires the artist in everyone.

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Past, Present, Virtuoso Life, January 2013

Myanmar opens the door to old Asia.

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The Grandest Adventure, DestinAsian, October 2012

An eight-day rafting trip through America's most treasured natural wonder reveals as much about the Grand Canyon's ancient history as it does about the intrepid spirit of the boatmen--and women--who ride the river that runs through it.

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Yellow Fever, Outside, July 2012

Have doping scandals made you want to swear off the Tour forever? Here are five reasons not to pull the plug on this year's race.

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Outliers, Outside, July 2011

How do you design truly transformative gear? You determine the goal--to go faster, to go farther, or simply to get there in style--and then you don't stop innovating until you blow the competition away.

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Clean Energy, Outside, September 2011

Proper nutrition is more than just a training necessity. It's the pro's secret weapon--and it could be the performance hurdle that's holding you back. Part three in a year-long, four-part health and fitness series called No More Barriers.

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Shaken, Outside, October 2010

When minister and aid specialist James Gulley came home alive from the Haitian earthquake--barely, after an incredible survival ordeal in Port-au-Prince--he turned right around and went back. His son went too, discovering the true power of a faith he'd never shared.

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Oasis, Sport Diver, July 10

Wonders await where brutal desert meets soothing seas in the Sultanate of Oman.

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Eating Up The Philippines, Islands, November 2009

Kung pao, pad thai...sure, but how about adobong manok? The next big Asian food could be Filipino cuisine, with simple yet exotic ingredients from the land and culture of this island nation. Sit back and dig in.

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