Seven Magic Mountains

Six Monumental New Outdoor Art Installations to See This Summer

Skip the museum and head to one of these large-scale installations instead

Self-Portrait on the Border Line Between Mexico and the United States, 1932, by Frida Kahlo (Colección Maria y Manuel Reyero, New York)

Explore Frida Kahlo's Mexico City

Here are four places with connections to the late Mexican artist to visit on her birthday, July 6, and beyond


The Sleepy Japanese Town Built Inside an Active Volcano

It’s been about 230 years since the last eruption killed half the population. But locals won't let the volcano dictate their future

Taxi Diary Taipei lets visitors explore the Taiwanese city in an entirely new way.

Discover Taipei's Local Hangouts from the Front Seat of an In-service Taxi

Ride along through this Taiwanese city's back alleys and far-flung neighborhoods

Jayson Mesman and his truffle hunting dog Samson hard at work at The Truffle Farm.

These Adorable Rescue Dogs Lead Truffle Hunting Tours in Australia's Majura Valley

An Australian farmer trains these abandoned canines to sleuth out a gourmet delicacy

The 29 Can't-Miss Summer Festivals of 2016

Get out and enjoy the summer sun—we've compiled a list of the best ways to enjoy the summer splendor across North America

Beitou District

Soak Up Taiwan's Hot Springs Culture in These Five Natural Baths

A rejuvenating soak has long been a vital part of Taiwanese culture. Here are some of the top places to take a dip.

Dorset Horn sheep are one of eight heritage livestock breeds currently living at SVF. The gene bank currently contains 30 breeds.

For One Day Only, Visit the Farm and Cryogenics Laboratory Trying to Save Endangered Livestock Breeds

Enjoy a farm tour, cryogenics demonstration and a heritage-breed beef burger at Newport, Rhode Island's Swiss Village Farm

America's beaches are filled with treasures for beachcombers.

Five of the Best Beaches for Beachcombing in the U.S.

On the hunt for seashells and other buried treasure? Here’s where to look

Swiss yodeling choir Jodlerclub Echo during a competition.

How to Yodel Like a Local

The Swiss tradition is much more than a simple yodel-ay-ee-oooo

An estimated 5.6 million people ride the New York City subway every weekday.

12 Secrets of the New York Subway

History runs deep in the legendary transit system

The Swiss have a tradition for predicting spring: the Böögg.

In Switzerland, an Exploding Snowman Helps Predict Spring

Think Groundhog Day—but with fire

Waterfall Display

A Show of Over 6,000 Orchids Celebrates a Victorian-Era Obsession

Succumb to "Orchidelirium" at The New York Botanical Garden

Digital Skin by Mateo Mounier

See Dozens of Dazzling New Light Installations in Baltimore This Week

Light City Baltimore is a massive, site-specific festival, launched in hopes of becoming an annual spectacle

The Bisti Badlands in northern New Mexico is known for its Easter egg-like rock formations.

These Massive Rock Formations Look Just Like Cracked Eggs

Bisti Badlands’ bizarre eggs bring a bit of Easter to the New Mexico desert

Much of the bunker looks the same as it did when it was fully functional.

Switzerland’s Historic Bunkers Get a New Lease on Life

As the shadow of war fades, the country’s former fallout shelters now house everything from museums to cheese factories

America's musical highway is located on Route 66 near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

If You Drive The Right Speed, This Musical Highway Will Play You a Song

This stretch of Route 66 sings—literally

"Hurlyburly" is artist Orly Genger's latest site-specific art installation using woven lobster rope.

This Massive Installation in an Austin Park Is Made of Over a Million Feet of Recycled Lobster Rope

“Hurlyburly” is artist Orly Genger’s latest woven creation

The Matterhorn is perhaps the most recognizable of the peaks that make up the Alps, and has a height of 14,692 feet.

Seven Surprising Facts About the Matterhorn

The towering peak that straddles Switzerland and Italy is full of secrets

Coober Pedy's Serbian Orthodox Church—owned by the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand—is just one of the city's otherworldly underground buildings.

Half of the Inhabitants of This Australian Opal Capital Live Underground

Unearth Coober Pedy, the Outback's hidden city

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