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Written by Jodi R, Germany, August 2011
You may think of the French Riviera
as a place of gorgeous sunshine, glamorous beaches and azure waters,
but there’s plenty of activity in the nearby mountains to satisfy even
the biggest ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, October 2012
Ranking high on Ireland’s list of natural wonders, the Gap of Dunloe (meaning “Lóich’s stronghold”), is one of the best places in Western Europe to experience a glacial valley, and it’s hard not ...
Written by Jessica, USA, October 2012
As crowded as Italy ‘s
big cities are, there are plenty of green spaces and remote hills that
seem ready-made for outdoor enthusiasts. A topographical map of the
country reveals that there are a ...
Grundafjordur is a town located on the 90-kilometer long Snaefellsnes Peninsula, northwest of Reykjavik. The peninsula is often called “Iceland in miniature” because in its small area you can see ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, December 2012
With its vast plains brushed with wildflowers, rambling hilltops and dense woodlands, England is a country tailor-made for hiking – so much so that each year millions of hikers happily don their ...
Whether you’re a serious trekker or just a Sunday stroller, Scotland is an excellent place to strap on those sensible shoes and head outdoors.
If you like a long walk, there are four official ...
The possibilities for hiking in Austria
are as numerous and they are diverse. Whether its spontaneous trekking
in the Alps amid the network of well-marked trails, or a day trip out of
Vienna , ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, October 2012
Is there a better way to experience the essence of Switzerland
than hiking? I can’t think of one. The following are just a few of the
countless options for stretching your legs in the out of ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
There are some people who won’t be discouraged from climbing a mountain, any mountain, even if they hear it’s one of the most active volcanoes on earth, in a near-constant state of erupting. That’s ...
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, June 2011
For the uninitiated, the efficiency, collectivity, and organizational
panache with which the vast network of trails and mountain huts in the Austrian Alps are maintained can be positively ...
Wending its way through the Alps between the villages of Brig and Valais, the Simplon Pass is home to stunning mountain views and historical structures offering both public and private residences. ...
Hohenzollern Castle in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is one of the country’s most visited castles. Located about 50 kilometers south of Stuttgart, Germany, it is the ancestral seat of the ...
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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