When the struggle to save oil-soaked birds and restore blackened beaches left him feeling frustrated and helpless, John Francis decided to take a more fundamental and personal stand—he stopped using all forms of motorized transportation.
New York is the city that never sleeps, but many visitors to the Big Apple want to enjoy its quiet side - to discover places off the beaten track, to explore enticing small museums or enjoy peaceful gardens. Learn More
In the Spring of 2012, reporter and travel junkie Justin Chapman threw his cares to the wind and, by himself, set off on an epic journey across eight countries in Africa — from Cape Town, South Africa, to Mityana, Uganda — by bus, train, and boat. Learn More
Slowspoke: A Unicyclist's Guide to America, makes a surprising connection between unicycle travel--the balance, the hesitancy, the roundabout progress--and a life lived close to the land, next to an endangered woods. Learn More
From the editors of The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup comes an American road trip in book form: original writing on all 50 states by 50 of our finest novelists, journalists, and essayists. Learn More
No one said life on the road would be easy. Navigating the rails, mapping bus lines, and hitching rides. Dealing with hunger when you don't have a nickel to chew on. Picking up an odd job here and making a few bucks there. But that's why it's exciting. It's one hell of an adventure. Learn More