Meet the adventurer: Daniel Raven-Ellison

In our new series, we meet record-breakers and boundary-pushers in the world of travel. This time it’s a National Geographic Emerging Explorer.
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Oman: From mountains to coastline

The peaks of Oman’s Jebel Shams have been dubbed the Grand Canyon of Arabia, known for their dizzying heights and red hued rocks. Contrast this with the coastline, where the winding waterways of the Musandam Fjords teem with sea life, and where fishing still forms the backbone of the local economy

Notes from an author: Adam Weymouth on Alaska

For all its remote and rugged beauty, America’s Last Frontier can offer powerful lessons in humanity — even if you never visit it at all.

Tackling a via ferrata in Quebec's Mont-Tremblant National Park

A test of physical and mental strength, scaling a mountain face can take nerves — and gear — of steel, especially when tackled by via ferrata.

Where do adventurers actually go on holiday? Six pros share their recent trips

From Arabia to Iberia, we find out where  six adventurers have been exploring and  the places that are top of their wishlist.

The future of adventure travel: solo adventures

Moorland rocks, waterfalls and penny-arcade towns: a solo week-long hike along the magnificent Cleveland Way, the 109-mile long National Trail that marks its 50th anniversary this year.
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Tasmania: Adventure in Australia's island state

Tasmania’s natural richness comes in many forms: pristine landscapes, tranquil waterways and curious wildlife that thrives in this unique environment. However you approach its unspoilt beauty, adventure awaits in Australia’s island state.

Expedition: a look at Steve Backshall's latest book

In his latest book, one adventurer sets off to chart how the world’s furthest-flung  corners offer unbridled — and perilous — adventures.

Concrete jungle: five ways to adventure in the city

The wilderness might beckon, but some of the most exciting adventures can be had within the busy cityscapes we call home. Here are four of the best to get your adrenalin pumping in the urban world.

A road trip on Chile's wild new Route of Parks

A road trip along Chile’s new Route of Parks takes travellers to the ends of earth. The brainchild of a visionary conservationist, this is a journey that snakes through 17 national parks, showcasing one of our planet’s most extensive wild frontiers.

The future of adventure travel: four trends to watch for 2020

With travellers passionate about topics such as sustainability and ‘under-touristed’ destinations, we look at some of the biggest adventure trends to watch for 2020.

From Frozen II to the Lion King: five of the best film-inspired family adventures

Ever wanted to discover Simba’s Pride Lands or Mowgli’s jungle landscapes? We’ve picked our top family-friendly itineraries inspired by the silver screen.

From Ecuador to Iceland: top 5 volcanoes to climb

When summited safely, volcanoes offer an exhilarating glimpse into the depths of the earth. Climbing these smoky summits offers a real taste of the intrepid.
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Beyond the slopes in Banff National Park

With frozen lakes, dramatic mountain trails and clear skies, Banff National Park is the ultimate all-round winter destination.

Best of the west: five ways to explore West Sweden's coastline

West Sweden has a wealth of activities for the adventurous, from island cycling to coastal hiking.

Northern Spain: From the Bay of Biscay to the Peaks of Europe

Santander, the buzzy capital of northern Spain’s Cantabria, is home to a Renzo Piano-designed arts centre and a regenerated waterfront. But the region is more than its metropolis: find rural alpine landscapes where semi-nomadic pastoralists lead lives that have changed little in centuries.

View from the USA: Ice in his veins

Set in remote Alaska, Sheldon Chalet is a fitting tribute to an aviation hero who was at home here in America’s ‘Last Frontier’.

From thriving cities to natural wonders: exploring Africa’s most popular destinations

From sweeping grasslands and desert dunes to glittering skyscrapers and hipster hangouts — Africa can do natural paradises and urban hubs equally well.