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Geneva is a fine base to explore the nearby Alps, whether they're in Switzerland, France or even Italy. There's public transport access by train and bus to nearby mountain destinations where the ...
Take a ride on the Bernina Express, Switzerland's newest Alpine delight. This magnificent 3-hour train journey takes you along one of the most beautiful railway routes in the world over the Bernina ...
Barcelona is known for vibrant culture, unique architecture and that fabulous Catalonian climate. With an average of 280 sunny days per year, long summers and the cool breeze from the ocean, this ...
Hikers, cyclists, rafters, and other nature-lovers have long appreciated the Ruinaulta Ravine in the Vorderrhein River Valley of Switzerland. Formed ten millennia ago when 350,000 cubic feet of rock ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
With so many sights within easy reach of the Scottish capital, there’s no excuse for only staying in Edinburgh. Whether you want to explore medieval castles or hike in the glens, here are 5 of the ...
At the heart of Scotland ’s world renowned Scottish Highlands
region, the Cairngorms National Park is not only the largest national
park in the UK, but is home to the UK’s highest Mountain ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013
In a country renowned for its sweeping glens and vast moorlands, scaling Scotland‘s highest mountain makes a welcome change of pace for hikers, as well as affording some spectacular views from its ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, May 2012
The De Hoge Veluwe National Park is the largest nature reserve in the Netherlands. It began with the dream of Anton Kroller and his wife Helene Kroller-Muller who bought the estate in 1909 and began ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2012
Among the many noteworthy activities and destinations in the picturesque state of Tyrol in Western Austria, the rushing gorge known as Zammer Lochputz in Zams is a great choice for nature lovers and ...
With nearly 3,000 hectares spanning grassy plateaus, dense forests and heather-smattered marshlands, Connemara National Park makes a popular destination for hikers looking to experience rugged Irish ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
There are 120,000 miles (180,000 km) of hiking trails in France so what are you waiting for? Strap on those walking boots and let’s go.
Possibly the greatest challenge you’ll face is where to ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, August 2011
If it's unmitigated alpine beauty you're after, the wide and varied expanses of Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria is a sure bet. Covering an area of nearly 700 square miles, Hohe is by far the ...
Written by Peter, Australia, October 2010
Cappadocia is one of those places you're unlikely to ever forget. The countryside is dotted with pinnacles (that look like castle turrets or giant mushrooms) that are soft on the inside, and have ...
Written by Katie H, February 2013
While Iceland ‘s
culture, food, music, art, and nightlife are all great reasons to visit
the small island country, it’s the natural wonders here that really set
the destination apart from all ...
Written by KatieontheMap, USA, January 2013
When visiting Iceland, there are many “must do” activities: explore Þingvellir National Park, hike a glacier, catch the Northern Lights, marvel at the waterfalls, learn to pronounce the names of ...
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