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.

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.

Travel Geeks online: exploring rural Japan — 23 March 2021

Beyond its cities, Japan is crammed with elemental drama: pristine forests and snowy peaks, crater lakes and remote hot springs. Join us for free from 19.00 to 20.00 on Tuesday 23 March.
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How to experience adventure in Tenerife

There's more to Tenerife than its broad, sandy beaches and glitzy resorts. Venture into its volcanic interior to discover landscapes poised for thrilling adventure, or head to the capital to sample exciting cuisine and dive deep into the island's culture.

The inside guide to Byron Bay, Australia's boho surf spot

With its laid-back lifestyle, fine food and host of outdoor adventures, Australia’s boho surf town dazzles on both land and water.

Ride the rails through the Rocky Mountains, from Vancouver to Banff

All aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, its dapper carriages climbing leisurely from multicultural Vancouver to the peak-ringed resort of Banff. The two-day route, following historic and hard-won train tracks, reveals supersized summits, pioneering settlements and forested valleys stalked by grizzly bears.

Travel Geeks online: mountains, moonshine and barbecue in North Carolina — 9 March 2021

Join us from 19:00 to 20:00 on Tuesday 9 March to hear from a panel of expert guests who will be discussing all things North Carolina. 

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