A road marathon can be a tough challenge and a novel way to experience a city, but if you want to take on something truly epic, something that takes you out into the wilds, far beyond your perceived limits of existence, then try one of these 10 ultra running races instead.
Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the swirling Rhine River dotted with romantic castles, and among crags deep within the Scottish highlands. Here are the best of Europe’s scenic train routes.
Nearly three quarters of our planet is covered in water and mostly inhabitable. With limited ways to explore, however, it’s no surprise stand up paddling has become a fun and popular pastime. Here are our favorite places to go stand up paddle boarding.