North America is a land designed for dreamers. It’s probably the most talked about, analysed, mythologised and misunderstood continent on earth. You can search the desert canyons of Nevada, Canada’s glacial valleys and the honking chaos of Times Square, but the heart of the place remains elusive. For one thing, there’s so much to take in: Brooklyn’s organic café scene, living history at the Smithsonian, a slice of deep-dish pizza in Chicago, celeb-spotting on Rodeo Drive and the toe-tapping jazz bars of New Orleans. So hop in a Cadillac, crank up the tunes and hit the open road, along with all the other dreamers.
New trips in North America
In the real world Henry Thoreau, Ansel Adams and Bear Grylls could never meet (what a camping trip that would be). But this is something we think they’d all enjoy: the US National Park Service centennial. Yep, this year the NPS turns 100. To celebrate, we didn't make a cake, but we did make something more our style: four one-off active expeditions through the spectacular American wildernes