Urban Exploring

Features

This Abandoned Melbourne Wildlife Park Features a Decaying Shark

The great white sits in a tank of formaldehyde like a discount Damien Hirst.
Don Kransky
2.11.19
caves

The Secret Lives of People Obsessed with Going Deep Underground

There's urban exploring, and then there's the primordial obsession with going way below the Earth's surface.
Philip Eil
1.29.19
Travel

We Got to the Bottom of Bali's Abandoned Plane Mystery

What's it doing wedged between houses in Kuta?
Nat Kassel
7.16.18
Urban Exploring

How America’s Most Luxurious Cruise Liner Became a Scary-Ass Wreck

If you were visiting the Canary Islands in the 90s, this was the ultimate day trip.
Julian Morgans
6.20.18
Travel

This City of Oil Rigs Is Collapsing Into the Caspian Sea

"Oil Rocks" is a Soviet-era Atlantis, built from 300 kilometres of rusting bridges.
Julian Morgans
2.12.18
housing

Exploring the Empty Mansions of Melbourne's Richest Suburb

Welcome to Toorak, where investors buy multi-million dollar properties and never move in.
Sam Nichols
11.20.17
Urban Exploring

Exploring Sydney’s Abandoned Tuberculosis Graveyard

Some 2,000 people were buried at Garrawarra Cemetery in the first half of the 20th century. Then it was forgotten.
David Allegretti
2.12.17
Photo

Photos of the Quake Damaged Christchurch the Public Never Get to See

We went out with rebel photographers who are illegally documenting Christchurch after the earthquake.
Daniel Nielsen
9.21.16
Stuff

I Spent Friday the 13th Looking For Ghosts in an Abandoned Insane Asylum

Melbourne's Larundel Mental Asylum was closed in 2001. It's since developed a reputation for being haunted, which is a big drawcard.
David Allegretti
5.27.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Frightened Rabbit Perform in a Deserted Military Hospital in “Woke Up Hurting”

For their new video, the Scottish five-piece pump rich, textural swathes of sound through the cold, grand walls of a dead space.
Daisy Jones
4.4.16
Travel

The Enduring Legend of the Girl Who Died in Odessa's Catacombs

Investigating the mysterious death of a young women who wandered into one an underground tunnel and never came out—but lives on as an internet rumor.
Mike Pearl
10.27.15
Stuff

A Famous Urban Explorer Is Fighting Trespassing Charges After Being Arrested by the Cleveland Cops

Seph Lawless has attracted lots of media attention for his photos of the insides of abandoned buildings—and that attention, he says, made the authorities in his city very, very upset.
Isaac Simpson
11.7.14
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