Tag: adventure

Yes, It’s Possible To Do An Aspen Ski Trip On A Budget This Winter — Here’s How

The cold winter air filled my nostrils, almost seeming to singe them, as I sat 12,000 feet above sea-level taking in the view. It had been snowing for 24 hours and the clouds were finally starting to break to reveal a brilliant blue sky. I was sitting ankle-deep in fresh Colorado powder, looking down at […]

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The Best Halloween Parties In The Country For 2019

There are only a few “party holidays,” and we love every damn one of them. If it’s a culturally-sanctioned turn-up, we’re all for it. But our affection levels for St. Patrick’s Day and New Year’s Day have nothing on the unfettered adoration we have for Halloween. When it comes down to brass tacks, wearing green […]

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Keep Chasing Summer With These Iconic Warm-Weather Travel Experiences

Fall is officially here. Just listen to the melancholy moans of barbecues with their covers back on. Smell the Pumpkin Spice Lattes in the air. Witness the endless parade of dads in puffy vests. It’s time to mourn Summer 19’s departure — the loss of afternoons poolside, weekends spent at music festivals, and the feeling […]

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The Best Adventure Movies On Netflix Right Now

Disney Who doesn’t love a good adventure? Netflix is hoping to appeal to the explorer in all of us with a line-up of adrenaline-pumping action flicks that speak to the thrill-seekers, the swashbucklers, and the wanderers who want the experience of a memorable journey across oceans, continents, and planets without putting in the legwork. These […]

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Balancing Beer, Adventure, And Relaxation In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

UPROXX On a bright morning in June, I’m paddling along in the calm waters of Banderas Bay, swaying this way and that as I try to remain standing. After twenty minutes of fighting to control my unwieldy board, the palm trees appear as miniatures on the horizon and the supple curve of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico […]

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Plan A Road Trip For Your Palate With These Essential Pizza Joints

getty/uproxx Pizza may seem simple on the surface. It’s basically some bread, some sauce, some cheese, and some toppings. But reducing it to those base elements is akin to calling barbeque just “slightly burned meat.” Ultimately, the assumption of simplicity is an uninformed one. There’s a lot of nuance to these pies, and while a […]

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A Massive Pod Of Dolphins Was Spotted Off The Coast At Laguna Beach And The Video Is Shocking

Chuck Patterson, a California athlete who is considered an expert in seven different water and snow-related sports is no stranger to jaw-dropping sights. For more than 20 years, Chuck has seen his fair share majestic mountains, he’s surfed Hawaii’s legendary 20-foot big-wave break — Peahi — on snow skis, and he’s even greeted great white […]

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Unbeknownst To Them, These Tourists Were Playing With A Deadly Octopus

[embedded content] Share This Video Pro-travel tip: don’t engage with exotic animals without doing at least some research about the wildlife endemic to the part of the world you’re about to visit. Two travelers were lucky enough to cheat death after unknowingly playing with a blue-ringed octopus during a fishing trip to Queensland, Australia. A […]

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‘Midsommar’ Is The Defining Travel Movie Of This Generation

A 24 / Uproxx Spoilers for Midsommar. Whenever a new generation comes of age in the west, we get a movie that both inspires them to travel and says something significant about how they do so. By their very nature, these films can’t be period pieces; rather they’re “of the current moment” and created in […]

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These Milkshakes Are Literally Worth Taking A Road Trip For

Uproxx/Unsplash When it comes to beverages, milkshakes occupy a strange, liminal space. They’re one-part drink; one-part dessert. All parts bliss. And though few people would simultaneously eat a burger and down a sundae, it’s completely fine to wash down a Quarter Pounder with a thick chocolate shake. Being sensible humans with working tastebuds, we love […]

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A Compendium Of Anthony Bourdain’s Best Travel And Food Advice

Uproxx Today, June 25th, 2019 marks the inaugural “Bourdain Day” — celebrating the life of the late great chef/ vagabond on what would’ve been his 63rd birthday. Just one year and change after Anthony Bourdain’s tragic death, longtime friends and fellow celebrity chefs Eric Ripert and José Andrés are asking fans to celebrate the famed […]

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‘Yellowstone Live’ Will Make You Want To Visit A National Park ASAP

Unsplash If you think Yellowstone is “just a park” you probably haven’t seen Yellowstone Live — which began its four-night simulcast last night on National Geographic and Nat Geo Wild. Yellowstone Live seeks to cover the expanse of the 3,500 square miles of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, using state of the art camera technology to […]

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The Trailer For The Controversial ‘Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted’ Actually Has Us Optimistic

[embedded content] Share This Video After a long, internet-chatter-filled wait, National Geographic dropped the first trailer for Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted. Good news: it leaves us optimistic that the showrunners have managed to course correct from what Washington Post described as a “colonialist mess” of a premise. Instead, it looks like Bourdain or Andrew Zimmerman with […]

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Drive-Ins You Need To Visit This Summer (Before They All Disappear)

Getty / Uproxx For most people, evenings and weekend mean streaming something from Amazon, Hulu, or Netflix. These services make entertainment easy, and who doesn’t like ease? But there’s still something fun about heading out to the movies and seeing your favorite stories or characters on the big screen. Is there anything better than watching […]

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