Best driving roads in Europe: 10 routes to add to your trip when you travel the continent 

Getty Images Best driving roads in Europe: 10 routes to add to your trip when you travel the continent Road trips might seem like something that only happen in movies or across the USA, but Europe is actually home to numerous incredible driving routes – and you might already be spending your summer holiday much […]

Meet the man who walked 12,000 kilometers across the African continent

In November 2015, Mario set off on his second proper walk, which was to be a casual stroll across the entire African continent, an expedition he named Crossing Africa. That’s 12,000 kilometers (7,456 miles) that would take him through South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt. RELATED: Is walking the most […]

A miles-long crack has opened in Africa — and it could literally split the continent in two

Thomas Mukoya/Reuters A split has appeared in Kenya’s Rift Valley following heavy rain and earth tremors. This is caused by the fragmentation of the African plate. Two plates that were formerly part of the African plate are moving away from each other at the relatively slow rate of 1.9 — 6.9 millimetres per year.  However, […]

Trump’s actions in Latin America 'criminal,' may lead to war on continent – Rousseff to RT

RT Exclusive Published time: 9 Oct, 2017 16:47 Washington’s attempts to interfere in politics in South America, including in Venezuela, are “extremely dangerous” and “may lead to civil war,” former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has told RT. She added that the US has already made mistakes in the Middle East, which only led to the […]

The 7th Continent review: A board game unlike anything you’ve ever played

Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at—and let us know what you think. (credit: Serious Poulp) I tend to mutter to myself when I play board games. Working out strategies, crunching numbers, fretting over tactical options—it’s an annoying habit that kicks into overdrive […]

News wrap: Scientists explore long-lost continent, eight-year-old girl climbs Kilimanjaro and more

From an expedition to explore a long-lost eighth continent to a NASA job opening that involves protecting earth from ‘alien contamination’, here’s your wrap of adventure news that has people talking this week. Geologists this week set sail to study the submerged continent of Zealandia, of which New Zealand and New Caledonia are the only […]

Russia’s public relations campaign may have found the perfect audience on an unlikely continent

Thomson Reuters Not since the end of the Cold War has Russia carried so much weight. Deeply involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, doggedly safeguarding Bashar al-Assad’s embattled regime in Syria, and alleged to have meddled in the US presidential elections, the Kremlin is a force for all the world to reckon with. And […]

Taste of the Continent in Cornwall

GETTY Padstow Harbour has become a Mecca for foodies You don’t have to go abroad to find sensational continental-style food and wide beaches. They’re right on our doorstep. Padstow may be tiny but it has a lot to offer, with a beautiful harbour and close to seven bays, it is the bee’s knees for those […]

‘He had a lucky escape’: 12yo caught driving solo across entire continent

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 10:54 A 12-year-old boy was caught trying to drive 4,000km (2,500 miles) across Australia on Saturday, when police pulled him over for a damaged bumper in the remote mining city of Broken Hill. “Officers from Broken Hill Highway Patrol stopped a motor vehicle on the Barrier Highway due to defects […]