Don’t freak out, but there are a number of destinations across the globe that might not stand the test of time. Whether due to beach erosion, global warming and other manmade disasters, there are several bucket-list destinations around the world at risk.
Due to the warming climate, the number of glaciers lining Montana’s famous and impossibly beautiful Glacier National Park has steadily decreased. Where once was more than 150, there are only 25. Glaciers are disappearing at a faster rate and there may be little to none left in a decade or so.
The incredible sinking city, Venice has had water rising around its city streets and building walls for years. With no signs of stopping and higher rains causing rising waters and more frequent flooding, the famous canal is spilling further into the city.
Beach erosion is major issue for the beloved Seychelles islands. Sitting in the Indian Ocean waiting out the tide, the islands of the Seychelles are said to have anywhere between 50–100 years left in existence.
Neighboring the Seychelles Islands, many studies say Madagascar’s delicate forests have about 30–35 years, due to recent fires and fickle climate.
Another warming effect, Tanzania’s snow-covered peaks and iconic Mount Kilimanjaro have been melting significantly over the last 90 years. Between 1912–2007, the snow-covered mountain top was said to have melted around 85 percent of its ice.
Tikal National Park and the Mirador Basin in Guatemala house some of the world’s oldest and most spectacular Maya ruins. Years of illegal looting and arson may be the death of the historic locale, as they have been a threat to the land for years.
Once known as the most threatened park and wetlands in the United States, the Florida Everglades deal with a constant struggle of flooding, invasive species and urban development.
Due to deforestation and overdevelopment, nearly 4,000 miles of land and water in the Ganges Delta are at risk. Known as the Sundarbans, this forested area streams across India and
In a climate as volatile as a desert climate, it can be difficult to know what to pack. Hot days followed by cool nights can have even the most adept traveler struggling with fitting everything into an easy-to-carry day pack. But if a trip to this dry climate is in your future, don’t forget these necessities.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
There are tons of places to hike around the world — possibly even dozen of options just miles from where you currently sit. But some hiking destinations are better than others. Here are a few that will be entirely unforgettable — along with some of the best ways to see them.
Few things in life are as unappealing as smelly shoes. There’s something about the distinctive odor of stanky feet that’s almost vomit-inducing. When you’re traveling, the stench can really sneak up you. Here are some tips for keeping your shoes fresh and ready to stroll.