Following in the footsteps on Don Quixote on the vast plains of Castile-La Mancha, central Spain

On a quest to restore chivalry to the nation, Spain’s greatest literary hero, Don Quixote, roamed the Spanish region of Castile-La Mancha. This stark landscape, with its dramatic plains and hidden caves, forms an inspiring backdrop to a new canon of stories.

Meet the adventurer: mountaineer Vanessa O'Brien on her record-breaking climbs

The British-American explorer discusses conquering the Earth’s highest peaks and her voyage into Challenger Deep, the world’s deepest ocean trench.

Experts share their tips for exploring the UK by campervan this summer

From the best booking sites and resources to the UK’s most van-friendly touring regions, our guide to campervan travels is the perfect tool for anyone looking for a unique way to explore the country’s wilder corners.
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Seven back-to-basics experiences in Greenland

The pristine Arctic wilderness of Greenland is an ideal destination for those craving communion with nature, from dog sled safaris to experiencing local traditions with an overnight igloo stay.
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Stressed? Enjoy this relaxing flight through Europe’s skies

Take time out for a scenic, soothing flight across some of the continent's most beautiful places – courtesy of the National Geographic show Europe From Above. 

Five of north London’s most scenic walking routes

Whether it’s through parks, along canals or around leafy residential backstreets, exploring the capital on foot never gets old. These five routes showcase north London at its best.
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How to plan a journey through the elemental landscape of Tohoku, Japan

Shaped by volcanic activity, coated in forests and squaring up to the Pacific Ocean, this region — once known as Japan’s ‘deep north’ — has a primal, frontier feel. Here’s how to plot an elemental adventure, journeying through fire, water, earth and wind.
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Top five spiritual adventures in Tohoku, Japan

From hikes up sacred mountains to breathtaking views of cherry blossom, discover the natural beauty of this remote region on a slow-paced trip.

Flight at the Edge of the Ozone Layer

A Perlan glider uses air rising over the southern Andes to reach record heights and allow scientists to study the ozone layer. Images from the show "One Strange Rock".

A portrait of pastoral life in France's Central Pyrenees

A week in the Central Pyrenees, tucked in the south west corner of France’s Occitania region, reveals a pastoral life little changed in centuries. Here, among medieval market towns and lush valleys, the past’s thread snakes its way through the present.
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Life in the rapids: globetrotting sportsman Antonio Trani on making river rafting a lifestyle in Southern Italy

Antonio Trani rafted some the world’s major rivers before returning to his Italian hometown near Pollino National Park, founding rafting tour operator River Tribe and offering multi-day adventures in southern Italy’s largest protected wilderness.

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