COMPILED BY FLASH PARKER
No matter who we are or where we’re from, we all yearn to travel for the big, the bold, and the beautiful. It’s possible to read the world as a fairytale, one thrilling story after the next, if you know the proper page to turn. Most of the world’s residents live within a stone’s throw of a big city, while wide open spaces – the sort that inspire scores of prose and send imaginations soaring – are never as far away as we might think. Come with us on a journey to some of the world’s most remarkable outdoor adventures, from mountain expeditions to coastal escapades, and places and spaces in between.