Backpacking

Suspect in New Zealand killing of Brit keeps name secret

Feb 7, 2019

The man accused of murdering British tourist Grace Millane in New Zealand will continue to keep his name secret while a judge decides whether he can be publicly identified

A life of adventure, religion for American killed in India

Nov 21, 2018

A man killed on a remote Indian island had worked as a wilderness emergency responder and coached soccer for poor children in Iraq and South Africa

Lonely Planet CEO departs; reports of a possible sale

May 9, 2018

The wunderkind CEO of Lonely Planet has departed amid reports that the travel guidebook publisher is up for sale

Tourists flocking to Peru's newfound 'Rainbow Mountain'

May 2, 2018

The newfound "Rainbow Mountain" is attracting up to 1,000 tourists each day, providing a much needed jolt to a remote region populated by struggling alpaca farmers but also alarming environmentalists

Colombia deports Israeli accused of promoting sex tourism

Nov 27, 2017

An official says Colombia deported an Israeli man who allegedly built a Latin American network of hostels that provided drugs and prostitutes for backpackers

The Latest: Canadian ex-hostage says extremists killed child

Oct 14, 2017

U.S.-Canadian couple Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle have landed in Canada with their three young children, five years after they were kidnapped in Afghanistan

Hiker missing after 800-foot fall into water

Sep 11, 2017

A hiker in Oregon is missing after falling 800 feet from a cliff near Devil's Cauldron into the ocean below

Melting Mont Blanc glacier yields remains of dead hikers

Aug 25, 2017

Italian mountain rescue crews have recovered the remains of two _ or possibly three _ hikers on a glacier on Mont Blanc's southern face likely dating from the 1980s or 1990s

Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

Aug 21, 2017

Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences

Grand Canyon National Park searches for missing Texas woman

Aug 3, 2017

Authorities are searching for a Texas woman who has been reported missing at Grand Canyon National Park

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