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Fed. States of Micronesia
Papua New Guinea
Fast but not furious
Japan’s other powder playground
Island life, Japanese style
Leave mainstream Japan for a spell in subtropical Okinawa, a relaxed backwater with fine beaches and clear waters Text by Steve White Extending southwest from the bottom...
150 Asian adventures: Skiing and boarding
Asia’s snowsport gets little attention internationally yet arguably offers the most diverse experiences of any region of the planet thanks to its varied seasonality, topographies and cultures
Hiking the tranquil, temple-studded peninsula south of Osaka is even more a spiritual journey than it is a physical one
Japan: artful enigma
Mysticism and modernism are rarely such close partners as they are in Japan, where every view and every byway offers inspiration and invites reinterpretation
Prime powder plays
Logging some slope-time this winter? With Japan the playground of choice for most boarders and skiers, we take a quick tour of some of...
A link in the chain
Freediver, filmmaker, model: Ai Futaki is always looking to make a difference Tim Rock Ai Futaki is floating on the surface of the Philippine Sea...
Great white slopes, part II: northern exposure
Our focus in the second half of our series on Japan's best winter resorts turns to the northern island of Hokkaido. Though most of...
Great white slopes
The first of a two-part look at the best of Japan's winter scene checks out the resorts of Honshu Japan undoubtedly has the best...
Having a blast - Asia's 10 best volcano hikes (and plenty more almost as good) Looking for a truly elemental challenge? Hiking a volcano...
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Sabah’s Lost World
By Steve White Photos: Steve White, Jason Isley / Scubazoo.com The Maliau Basin remains jungle for the purists – raw and challenging to access – despite...
The dotty Dash is the real deal
So you’ve been there, and won that. You have speed-climbed Everest in a couple of hours, carrying your own Sherpa. You’ve skipped through the...
Uphill battle ends in surprise win
By Steve Thomas On February 19, some 5,600 blurry-eyed cyclists from all over Thailand (and way beyond too) were combing the roadside stalls for pre-dawn...
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