Best Ice Climbing Gear for Beginners

If you’ve already gained lots of experience scrambling up rock walls but are looking for a new challenge to add to your climbing repertoire—and aren’t afraid of a little cold weather—it may be time to check out ice climbing. This chilly pursuit, which usually takes place on frozen waterfalls, can offer a new set of … Read more

4-Day Weekend in Cartagena, Colombia: Colorful Mansions, World-Class Rum, and More

There’s no other Caribbean destination like Cartagena, Colombia. Founded nearly 500 years ago, Cartagena de Indias (the city’s full name) grew into one of the richest towns in the Americas in the Spanish colonial era, and today it’s replete with old-world vestiges of its colonial origins. The best preserved evidence of that period is the … Read more