87-Year-Old Polar Explorer’s New Adventure

87-Year-Old Polar Explorer’s New Adventure

Barbara Hillary is no ordinary 87-year-old woman. In 2007, at the age of 75, the retired nurse from Harlem and two-time cancer survivor ( www.barbarahillary.com ) became the first known African-American woman to reach the North Pole. Four years later, she  traveled to...
The color of adventure: When will travel show more diversity?

The color of adventure: When will travel show more diversity?

The faces of adventure travel are just as diverse as the spirit of adventure itself, argues our featured contributor, Lola Akinmade Åkerström, a Nigerian-born travel photographer and author. So why hasn’t the travel industry caught up? Growing up in Nigeria, I came...