Featuring the hottest – and coolest – destinations on earth. How many have you been to?
Sailing isn’t like it was in the old days. Rates of scurvy have declined. Peg legs are few. No-one really knows what ‘hardtack’ is anymore. On the whole, things have improved.
After months of planning, arguing, drinking and pondering, we’ve come up with the craziest adventures on the planet: our Expedition trips.
On a recent visit to Myanmar, I followed my spirit of curiosity … and found a country poised at the edge of a moment.
Food can take you places, according to science. And we agree.
It’s known as the Mergui or Myeik archipelago, a collection of 800 jungle-covered islands off the southern coast of Myanmar (Burma). It’s okay if you haven’t heard of it. Until a few years ago hardly anyone had.
For this year’s World Health Day, celebrated on April 7, we’d like to share with you something extraordinary. The Intrepid Foundation‘s long-term partner, The Fred Hollows Foundation, recently supported the largest eye camp of its kind in Myanmar.
In this remarkable two minute video you can witness Dr Ruit, one of the world’s best surgeons, performing 10 cataract operations in just 80 minutes. This has to be seen to be believed.