The world is full of ancient stone monuments, but have you heard about the mind-blowing underground churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia?
Rivers in the Balkans are largely free-flowing, unlike other bodies of water on the continent. They are home to endemic species of fish, provide habitats for birds, and a playground for watersport daredevils.
Scientists have discovered new evidence that may explain how these iconic structures were built.
Want to climb a mountain but don't know where to start? Discovery is here to help with five great mountains in North America that are great for beginners. These ranges range in difficulty from basic hiking to rock and ice climbing.
The most endangered sound on Earth doesn't come from a near-extinct animal or an outmoded form of transportation — it's silence.
LOST PYRAMIDS OF THE AZTECS highlights rarely seen archeological sites, as experts conduct excavations and attempt to build an Aztec pyramid. The special premieres Sunday, June 28 at 8P ET on Science Channel.
We've selected 5 unforgettable hiking vacations sure to lead you into the thick of your destination.
According to legend, desperate Tanit wanted to attract Apollo, one the most admired and respected gods. Following the advice of Venus, the Goddess of Love, Tanit served Apollo a glass of wine made from the vines of Pantelleria. The rest is history…. or myth!
Today, The Explorers Club, a non-profit world leader in exploration, and Discovery Channel announced the first class of awardees to receive approximately a quarter of a million dollars collectively to fund their expeditions. Let’s meet The Explorers Club Discovery Grant awardees.
Don't be fooled by its fancy renovations—this hotel has a checkered history. Stream HORROR AT THE CECIL HOTEL only on discovery+.
Join Discovery as we explore five of America's most extreme destinations: Denali, Alaska (highest peak); Death Valley, California (hottest, driest, and lowest); Prospect Creek, Alaska (coldest); Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii (wettest); and Paradise Visitors Center on Mount Rainier (snowiest).
Meet J. Robert Harris, a marketing consultant and social scientist by profession and a true explorer by heart. He's been exploring remote parts of the world for 50 years. Using personal anecdotes and archival images, J.R. draws from his own expedition experience and spotlights the struggles and triumphs of Black explorers throughout history and those who forge ahead today.
When you think of treasure hunters, it's typically Pirates of the Caribbean and Indiana Jones that come to mind. But modern-day treasure hunters do exist. In the coastal town of Lincoln City, Oregon, beachcombers flock to the sand in hopes of finding one very specific treasure: glass fishing floats.
With a new decade comes new opportunities, and there’s no time like the present to start exploring parts of the world you’ve never dared to venture to before.
Learn about the more than 200 underwater cave systems that make Andros a scuba diving mecca at Discovery.com.