Journalist, bestselling author, and National Geographic television host Robin Esrock has visited over 100 countries in search of the extraordinary. You can find him at robinesrock.com.
Haunted, sinister, evil or just plain weird—for those who dream about traveling the world, welcome to your nightmare. These places will blast chills down your spine.... READ ON
The world's scariest hike is more than an internet meme—it's a 7,000-foot-high cliffside trail in China that will take your breath away. ... READ ON
Uber-traveler Rus Margolin, a former bond trader turned world traveler, sent us his most epic photo ops.... READ ON
Earth’s most furious mountains are also the most rewarding to visit.... READ ON
Polar bears can be ruthless killers, but in this Canadian town they live among humans.... READ ON
While the vast majority of travelers return home without incident, there’s no denying we make easy targets. Excited, disorientated, and unaware of local customs, petty scams play you for a fool. If you don’t want to buy in, leave the paranoia and neurosis at home, but pack a little common sense.... READ ON
When the going gets weird, the weird head north. ... READ ON
Pushing this button in 1978 would have triggered a global nuclear war. Welcome to the Toolbox of Armageddon.... READ ON
With a Geiger counter and the right permits, visitors can enter the 18-mile Zone of Exclusion. What you’ll encounter is straight out of a horror movie.... READ ON
There are 293 ways to make change for a U.S. dollar.