(CNN) — Qataris are proud of their gleaming, ultramodern capital Doha, but their hearts are still in the desert.Each weekend in the winter months, families cram their four-wheel drives with camping gear and travel to the deserts, which envelop much of the Gulf state.Dune bashing and camping under a canopy of stars are weekend highlights for many. As is...
(CNN) — From iconic rock formations to nationally acclaimed restaurants to a world-famous bike culture, Boulder sure has a long list of sterling credentials. Known for its easygoing attitude, hardcore athletes and quick access to all things outdoorsy, it's a high-altitude Colorado hotspot that invites you to linger once you travel here. Just ask filmmaker Ryan Van Duzer, who has...
(CNN) — Underwater archeologists in Mexico have discovered the worlds largest flooded cave.The Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) team -- committed to studying the mysterious waters of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula -- spent years exploring the caves of Sac Actun and Dos Ojos in Tulum before connecting the two caverns together.The explorers' discovery marks the identification of an incredible archaeological...
(CNN) — "Get dropped off at the road by Las Cabanas beach about four kilometers (2.5 miles) outside of El Nido Town. "Walk all the way to the end of the beach, then ask the people at the coconut stand for Mark and Camille's house."Those are the instructions to find The Birdhouse -- a jungle glamping retreat in El...
(CNN) — Plenty of images and sensations come to mind when you think of New York City: skyscrapers, pigeons and the smell of hot dogs on a street corner. However, the Big Apple has another distinction woven into the fabric of the city which is less well-known: carousels. New York City is home to more than a dozen merry-go-rounds,...
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