Everything but the plane – the backpacker’s guide to getting around by train, bus, bike and boat

How to travel without flying: a guide to backpacking overland Bags packed, ready to hit the road on an epic adventure? Resist the urge to…

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Travellers’ guide to Chiloé, Chile

If ever there were islands that seem lifted straight from a story book, it’s the curious archipelago of Chiloé. Perhaps it’s the journey to reach…

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Places to Stay: Brownber Hall, Yorkshire Dales

In need of an escape to the country? Set your sights on the deliciously cosy Brownber Hall, the perfect base for stomping around the Yorkshire…

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How To Travel Alone: ten easy tips for solo travellers

My top tips for solo travellers: how to stay safe and happy when travelling alone Book your first hotelI always book a safe, well-reviewed hotel…

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Adventurous guide to the Atacama Desert, Chile

Welcome to the Atacama, one of the highest and driest deserts on earth. If you’ve ever wondered what it would feel like to step onto…

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How literature can inspire your travels and adventures

How inspiring travel books can change the way you travel forever When I think about the joy of reading, I remember Roald Dahl’s Matilda, and…

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Places to stay: Eco Retreats, Snowdonia, Wales

Review: Eco Retreats yurts, north Wales Feeling the need for a big dose of wild woods, big mountains, fresh air and very little else? Eco…

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Green travel: how to plan eco-friendly adventures

Now that more of us than ever are travelling far and wide and transport is responsible for 22 percent of the globe’s emissions, it’s high…

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Places to stay: Soul and Surf Retreat, Sri Lanka

Leave your shoes at the door – a week of living barefoot at Soul and Surf‘s Sri Lankan retreat will calm your mind and whip…

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The adventurous guide to Jordan

Welcome, adventurers, to a land of wild deserts, of lost cities and of moon-like seas. My active guide to Jordan is here to show you…

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The outdoorsy girl’s guide to a weekend in Hay-on-Wye

Ready to fall in love with Hay-On-Wye? This magical market town in Wales makes the perfect weekend base for both brave and bookish adventures. Hay…

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Nine of the best active trips to plan for 2019

Make 2019 the year you learn a new skill or master a new sport in a gorgeous landscape. My top nine best active trips to…

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Plan the ultimate American outdoor road trip with Visit the USA

Sponsored Post: America is the ultimate outdoor destination, and Visit the USA have made it even easier to plan your next adventure with their new…

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The girl’s guide to skiing in Les Carroz, France

Welcome to Les Carroz, a pretty, food-mad ski resort that makes the perfect base for exploring the Grand Massif, as well as cutting your ski…

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Ten of the best weekend getaways in Britain

One of the questions I get asked the most often? “Where shall we escape to for a weekend in the UK?” Big adventures and wild…

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Nine little adventures in the Norwegian fjords

Little adventures in and around gorgeous Geiranger in Norway’s western fjords, from my travels there with P&O Cruises. Just watch out for the trolls… Nine…

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