nature

The Science and Nature of Wanderlust, tourism, landmarks for nature buffs and more.

Felicia Baxter8 hours ago
An Avid Reader Plans a Hike in the TN
Yay, it's the weekend!! I work from home and I logged back in to check something before I ended my day, and I learned something: you have to be willing to take corrections, or you will always be stuck...
Loretta Widen11 days ago
Hiking in Bergen, Norway
“Happy Birthday!” my husband says in my ear. “Wakey wakey!” My eyes crack open, heavy from sleep, to see his coarse red beard and big blue eyes in my face. I groan and roll over on a stiff futon mattr...
Zibby Progress22 days ago
Take a Risk
The greatest enjoyment I've had, waiting for the summer, is when spring rolls around in the desert, because many trees bloom with excitement and push these beautiful blossoms for a season of allure an...
Osei Agyemang 23 days ago
An Experience at the Tongo Whistling Rocks and Shrines, Ghana
A headset was firmly attached to my ear as I was listening to a documentary about a historical destination on BBC radio. During this time, we were almost on our way to the Whistling Rocks and Shrines....
Osei Agyemang a month ago
The Hells of Beppu—Natural Boiling Springs of Japan
Before I came here, I had other hopes for this attraction. My thoughts were totally far from imagination. Japan, the land of the rising sun, is famous for its great technology, but it is a place not t...
Osei Agyemang 2 months ago
The Ever-Natural Ajanta Temple Caves of India
I nearly got lost until the guide said—'Please, this is the route to the place'. These were his words. The caves are very widespread with about 105 kilometers facing northeast toward a large city and ...
Ronnie Deboer2 months ago
The Ultimate Summer Activity: The How-To Guide to Hiking
With summer on its way, it is time to get out, enjoy the natural beauty of your surroundings, soak up some sun, and breathe in the fresh air—and there is no better way to accomplish these “tasks” than...
Ruben Gonzales2 months ago
Power of Nature
As we started to climb the mountain, my heart began to race, and for the first time in what seemed like ages, I was filled with excitement. You could feel the temperature as it gradually began to drop...
Christian Pugsley4 months ago
Yellowstone: Truly Wild
I'm a product design student at the University of Utah, a fairly large public university nestled in the mountains of Salt Lake City. Our studio had the unique opportunity to work in partnership with Y...
Gary Reddin5 months ago
"Focus on Your Climb"
In the Wichita Mountains of Southwest Oklahoma, there are a series of caves known locally as the rock rooms. In my early 20s, my friends and I had searched for these caves on several failed outings—on...
The Benefits of Living in Honolulu
From California to Colorado to New York, there are dream-like places to live all across America. However, there’s only one Hawaii. Whether you have been to Hawaii for business or pleasure, or have yet...
Shane Cook8 months ago
The Story of Yosemite
Yosemite is a beautiful national park based in Sierra Nevada. This wasn’t always the case for Yosemite. Evolution throughout the years have drastically changed what we know see one a trip to the south...
Amelia Lockhart8 months ago
I Hate the Snow
When I was little, there was nothing I wanted to see more than snow. Growing up in the suburbs of Melbourne, while there were certainly cool winters and plenty of rain, there was never any snow, and r...
James Williams8 months ago
London's Kew Gardens
Nestled in Richmond, Kew Gardens is London's horticultural den of tranquility. It is certainly worth the trek to see this South-West London beauty, any time of year! I visited last month, camera in ha...
Monica Bennett9 months ago
The Last and Only Eastern Prairie
It is hard sometimes to remember when you live in suburbia, that there are mysterious and haunting nooks and crannies. Hempstead Plains is one such place. It seems impossible, for those of us who were...
H.W. Wright9 months ago
Joshua Tree National Park
It was a long drive into the desert. Hungover from the night before and forever in a rush, we hit the freeway with only music and conversation to distract us from the unbearably straight roads to the ...
Jack Miller9 months ago
Back Country Fishing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
It's September. It's hot. It's dry. You tell yourself, "I think it's just over this next rise, it's got to be." But it's not, because it never is. It's always farther than you think. From 5,000 to ove...