Like most people, before Colin Tait goes to the beach, he checks the weather. But then he also pores over topographic maps, carefully analyzes Google Earth, researches wind speed and direction and studies wave conditions. Mr. Tait, an English teacher at Hong Kong University’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (better known as HKU SPACE), doesn’t just stroll along the beach—he goes coasteering.
Dean Irvine CNN 06/29/2011
Lexi Belculfine McclatchyDC 06/24/2011
Christopher Shay The Wall Street Journal 06/16/2011
Greg Wilson NBC New York 06/15/2011
Hong Kong theme parks are locked in a race to build attractions as they compete for visitors. The latest splash: A 500-square-meter Amazon exhibit, unveiled by Ocean Park on Tuesday, that features a jungle raft ride, an aviary and live animals, including a now-pregnant anaconda and two capybaras, the world’s largest rodent.
Roasting marshmallows, telling ghost stories and sleeping under the stars - in New York City? The National Park Service is planning a 600-site campground in Brooklyn's Floyd Bennett Field, a onetime airport used by Amelia Earhart. The campground would be the largest urban tent-pitching site in the nation, according to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
Phillippa Stewart CNNGo.com 11/05/2010
Toronto Star 10/09/2010
ALEX FREW MCMILLAN The New York Times 08/26/2010
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