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Palm Desert woman killed in collision loved hiking and ‘everyone knew her,’ husband says

September 10th, 2019

Hiking was among Terry Smith’s strongest passions and it was one of the last things she did Monday morning before she was struck by a pickup and …

The Exhilarating Phoenix Desert

September 10th, 2019

If you are seeking adventures under the blazing desert sun consider a trip to Phoenix, Arizona. This capital city is known for breathtaking views of the …

Hike the Living Desert in Ironwood National Monument, Arizona

September 9th, 2019

Borax quickly learned the lay of the land, even though there weren’t any hikers’ maps. In the late 2000s, he went ahead and made the maps himself.

This Scenic Desert Retreat Is America’s “Most Pet-Friendly City”—Here’s Where To Stay & What To Do With Your Furry Friends

August 27th, 2019

Each year, WalletHub announces the most pet-friendly cities in the US based on a plethora of criteria. Their 2019 release shows that the West Coast and Southwest are home to a bulk of the most pet-friendly places—and some of the nations most popular cities didn’t crack the top 20! No matter where your travels take […]

Travel on Trial: Drifting across the Namib Desert on a safari in the sky

August 21st, 2019

The best way to appreciate the Namib’s beauty is from the sky, with a hot-air balloon flight offering a tranquil and eco-sensitive glimpse of this …

This Award-Winning Boutique Hotel Is A Mesmerizing Desert Retreat

August 17th, 2019

If you’re spending hours researching places to stay, we’re here to help! TripAdvisor recently announced its 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards for best hotels in America, where we highlight the top picks in the world of hotels with categories such as small hotels, luxury, for families, best service, and value for money. Below, we’re highlighting 2019’s top-ranked […]

Chilling in the Desert: 7 Summer Deals

August 2nd, 2019

Who cares if it’s 100 degrees? Pools, spas and air-conditioned luxury with stunning views are a bargain at these desert resorts.

10 Boutique Hotels in Scottsdale for a Stylish Desert Retreat

July 30th, 2019

10 Boutique Hotels in Scottsdale for a Stylish Desert Retreat
In a town brimming with posh resorts and business-class hotels, Scottsdale’s boutique hotels offer a unique, personal experience that will help make your stay in this upscale desert city more memorable. 
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Patricia Escarcega
Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Ancient mosque found in Israel’s Negev desert

July 19th, 2019

Archeologists working in Israel’s Negev desert have discovered an ancient rural mosque, thought to be one of the earliest in the world.

Christoval’s Berkley Otho wins at Wake the Desert

July 15th, 2019

Christoval’s Berkley Otho won a regional championship in wakeboarding Saturday at Wake the Desert at Lake Nasworthy. The event, hosted by the …

Where Sunshine Meets Style: What to Do in Palm Desert

July 15th, 2019

Southern California’s Palm Desert offers wide-ranging outdoor activities, more shopping and dining than you’d probably expect, and friendly local folks. It’s more resort-casual than Old West, so if you prefer your hikes with a martini chaser and your shops collected on a boulevard known as the Rodeo Drive of the Desert, this is the place […]

Ex-Kuoni UK boss featured on Desert Island Discs

July 14th, 2019

Sue Biggs was ‘a weeping jelly’ when she left operator

The 20th annual Wake the Desert tournament

July 13th, 2019

The wakeboarding and wakesurf competition is attracting people from all … with the preliminary rounds of the pro wakesurf and outlaw wakeboard.

Bringing Power to India’s Electricity Deserts

July 4th, 2019

In 2014, India signed the Paris Agreement, pledging to generate 40 percent of its power from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030. By 2018, the nation had already exceeded its original five-year benchmark: 35 percent of the country’s electricity now comes from renewable sources. To understand the root of India’s successes, it’s worth taking a close […]

The Crazy Planning for the Macy’s Fireworks Show Begins in the California Desert

July 2nd, 2019

The annual Fourth of July spectacle will be seen by millions in New York and across the country.

Eating Italian in the Desert: Best Scottsdale Italian Restaurants

June 28th, 2019

Eating Italian in the Desert: Best Scottsdale Italian Restaurants Scottsdale may not be the first destination that pops to mind when talking about classic Italian food, but the city boasts a nice roster of excellent Italian restaurants. EVO, a chic Old Town destination for high… Patricia Escarcega Friday, June 28th, 2019

Nguyen Thai Binh: Pioneering ‘snowboarding‘ in the deserts of Southeast Asia

May 28th, 2019

Vietnam: Sun-kissed and shaggy-haired, Nguyen Thai Binh swaps his flip flops for bulky boots ahead of snowboarding practice on the sand dunes of …

In the Arizona High Desert, Taking the Temperature of a Wine Boom

May 16th, 2019

In a region known for extremes, a newcomer to wine tastings explores a largely experimental and free-spirited vineyard scene.

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet

May 9th, 2019

You can celebrate mom this weekend by enjoying the great outdoors. The Southern Arizona Roadrunners non-profit will host a 5K and ‘Mother’s Day …

Palm Desert Day Trip: Joshua Tree National Park

May 6th, 2019

During your stay in sunny Palm Desert, take a day to explore the breathtaking natural wonders of Joshua Tree National Park. There’s no place on Earth quite like Joshua Tree National Park, with its rugged rock formations and iconic branching yucca. A 40-minute drive from your Palm Desert resort, it’s one of the California’s most […]


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