Scott Stoll logo world traveler. A bicycle wheel and the globe symbolizes Scott's journey around the world on a bicycle.

Famous Explorers

Stories about famous explorers and adventurers.

H.G. Wells wasn't just a visionary when it came to time machines or men walking on the moon, he also wrote the very first book about bicycle touring, which also helped give rise to the female emancipation movement.
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to stand on Mars? Now you don't have to thanks to this month's featured Argonaut, the Curiosity Rover. Stand on Mars in this virtual reality panoramic image.
This humorous essay by one of America's greatest authors gave birth to many famous quotes about riding a bicycle. And it was written in 1884 shortly before women suffragists.
One of my favorite books as a kid was Kon-Tiki. Here's an interesting adventure that I've been following. Plastiki, a boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles nears end of Pacific voyage.
Meet our featured explorer Dr. Jane Goodall’s. Her curiosity and love for animals blossomed at a very young age.
The mission to the moon has inspired generations. For a moment, it united humanity, and served to "to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills."
Meet our featured explorer Carl Sagan. A man who spent his life bringing science to the layperson
Meet our featured explorer Robert Scott, antarctic explorer. An officer of the British Royal Navy, Scott was chosen to lead the first polar expedition on the specially built ship, the Discovery.