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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 Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
They arrived in December and already these eight-year olds are the sweethearts of Scotland. The first giant pandas to live in Britain for nearly twenty years, Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang ...
Written by Jodi R, Germany, June 2011
Paris is a remarkably green city with many options to get off the beaten track. The edges of the capital are interspersed with delightful green areas, from contemporary parks to charming historical ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
With an abundance of scenic landscapes and historic sights easily reachable from Dublin, there are plenty of options for getting out of the city. Wicklow, known as the ‘Garden of Ireland’ thanks to ...
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 ...
Written by Katie H, February 2013
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 ...
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 ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
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 Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, February 2013
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 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 ...
Written by Erin R, March 2013
As home of El Teide — Europe’s highest volcano and Spain’s tallest mountain – you can bet the island of Tenerife, in The Canary Islands, is crisscrossed with hiking trails. Since you probably won’t ...
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 ...
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 ...
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