Travel writers share 17 ultimate adventures to inspire your next big trip

Seeking inspiration for your next big adventure? From riding the rails through Siberia to bush camping in Queensland, our thrill-seeking travel writers have selected their favourite adventurous forays. The only thing left for you to do is to decide which unique experience should be next on your travel hitlist.

Tracing the story of a nation along southern Australia's winding Murray River

More a meander than a mighty waterway, the Murray — Australia’s longest river — is home to monumental stories that have shaped a vast continent.

Meet the adventurer: veteran explorer Robin Hanbury-Tenison on surviving Covid-19 and taking on new challenges

The octogenarian co-founder of human rights organisation Survival International discusses how he narrowly beat Covid-19 — a recovery that culminated in summiting Cornwall’s highest mountain and raising £100,000 for the hospital that saved his life.
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How to explore Interlaken, Switzerland’s adventure capital

In this Swiss town nestled between glacier-fed lakes, exploring on the water, in the mountains or even in the air reveals a region rich in natural beauty — and it’s open to beginners and intrepid adventurers alike.

Travel Geeks online: adventure, cities and natural icons in Australia’s Northern Territory – 11 May 2021

Join us for a virtual Travel Geeks on 11 May, when our expert panel will introduce us to the unique experiences on offer in Australia’s Northern Territory.

52 of the best flight-free weekend escapes

This year, interest in flight-free trips is rising as many travellers recalibrate their approach to travel after an imposed hiatus. But turning to rails, roads and waterways for transport doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a short getaway. From wild island escapes in Wales to eco adventures in Copehagen, we bring you 52 of the best weekend escapes — all without getting on an airplane.

How to plan sustainable trips to the world’s most iconic destinations

If a tumultuous year without travel has encouraged you to visit the destination of your dreams, you’re not alone: big trips are set to be a major booking trend into 2022. From Kenya to Cambodia, we look at how to visit the world’s most popular places responsibly.

From my city to yours: capoeira master Gilberto da Silva on the beaches and beats of Salvador, Brazil

Among those most affected by the of loss of tourism to Salvador are its capoeira masters, who share their heritage with travellers through performances and classes. One of the city’s foremost capoeiristas shares the highlights of the city he loves.

How safari travel in Africa is bouncing back

With the world at large — and the travel industry in particular — slowly adjusting to the new normal, Africa is ready and waiting to welcome visitors.

Seven new adventures for 2021 around Snowdonia National Park

North Wales is taking its adventures up a notch — just in time for Snowdonia National Park’s 70th anniversary this year.

What to do in North Devon, from world-class surfing to coastal hiking

This corner of the South West might be best known for its pounding surf, but beyond the waves there’s a wild landscape to discover that’s ripe for adventure.

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.

Meet Florence Kagiso, the leader of Africa’s first all-female team of safari guides

The trailblazing safari guide kick-started a quiet revolution when she became one of Africa’s first female guides in 2004, paving the way for a new generation to follow in her footsteps. Marking International Women’s Day, we discuss her career and her wild workplace, Botswana’s Chobe National Park.

Exploring Delphi, the heart of ancient Greece

Once a sanctuary dedicated to the god Apollo, Delphi is more than the sum of its showstopping ruins. Perched high above the Gulf of Corinth, it’s dotted with extraordinary details that mark it as the true heart of the ancient cosmos.

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