Oprah is hitting the campaign trail for Stacey Abrams in Georgia, where she could become the nation’s first African-American woman governor

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Oprah Winfrey will campaign in Georgia for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacy Abrams during the midterm elections. Abrams is in the middle of a heated race against her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State. If Abrams wins, she will become the first African-American female governor in the US. Kemp warned his supporters […]

The Salty Seaside Trail Most Camino Pilgrimage Trekkers Miss

Blistered feet and sunburned lips are the norm for any pilgrim walking the popular Camino de Santiago, which stretches 772 kilometers across the north of Spain. No matter which version you trek — the most-frequented French Way (Camino Francés, beginning in the French Pyrenees) or the Portuguese Way (Camino Portugués) — there’s little resembling an […]

The road to Choquequirao: Is this Peru’s next Inca Trail?

At Mirador Capuliyoc (2,970 meters), the pale thread of the Apurímac, some 1500 meters below, shows through the cloud. Somewhere across the valley at around the same altitude as I am now was Choquequirao—just over 20 kilometers away, eight of which were down to the river and 12 of which were straight up the other […]

The Timberwolves want a deal for Jimmy Butler early this week, and one unlikely team is hot on the trail

Zhong Zhi/Getty Images Four-time NBA All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves last week.  Butler listed the Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, and Los Angeles Clippers as his desired destinations, but those teams have not made serious attempts to acquire him in a trade. The Miami Heat have emerged as a favorite […]

More than just desert: The Larapinta Trail is (still) as good as Australia gets

Huw Kingston September 19, 2018 Share this article Close to 20 years after he first traversed—and fell in love with—Australia’s 225-kilometer-long Larapinta Trail, adventurer Huw Kingston revisits the Northern Territory to see if the trail still holds his gaze. “Bad country, bad country.” These were the only words the old Vietnamese man mustered as we […]

Following Obama’s lead, George W. Bush is hitting the campaign trail ahead of the November midterms

Stewart F. House/Getty Images Former President George W. Bush will headline fundraising events for a handful of Republicans this week and next week, ahead of the November midterm elections. Bush is set to boost House and Senate candidates running in Texas, North Dakota, and Florida. The 43rd president’s latter appearance will be in support of […]

How tough can ‘Britain’s toughest trail’ really be?

Luke Waterson August 22, 2018 Share this article It’s regarded as the hardest hike in Britain, thanks to its unsigned trails, often-vile weather and total remoteness. So how did solo walker Luke Waterson fare on Scotland’s Cape Wrath Trail? If the otherworldly place names and landscapes along Scotland’s Cape Wrath Trail conjure scenes from Game […]