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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Peaceful places – lesser-known natural wonders of the world

Planet Earth certainly isn’t short of awe-inspiring landscapes, from the iconic rush of Niagara Falls to the dizzy heights of Mount Everest. But go off…

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Welcome to Føroyar – a trip to the fabled Faroe Islands

Tú alfagra land mítt (“Thou fairest land of mine”) is the motto of the Faroes, and it feels like an apt one when you first…

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Eight bucket list mountains to climb once in your life

Standing tall on the summit of one of the world’s most iconic mountains is guaranteed to be top of the bucket list of any lover…

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Seven Bucket List adventures in Latin America

Latin America is too large and sweepingly beautiful to fit comfortably into an introduction, or indeed into a list of just seven adventures. The fourth…

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Hiking heaven: Spain’s best national parks

Did you know that Spain is home to no less than 16 National Parks? These wild gems on the peninsula and surrounding islands are wonderful…

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Five bucket list adventures in Switzerland

7,000 lakes, 300 ski resorts, a clutch of the highest peaks in Europe and more than 450 types of cheese – Switzerland is a dream…

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The adventurous girl’s guide to Nepal

If you’re looking for wild adventure in one of the most breath-taking (literally!) places on earth, Nepal has your name on it. Home to the…

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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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The coolest eco hotels in the world

“The decisions that you make and the actions that you take upon the earth are the means by which you evolve.” wrote Gary Zukav, and…

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8 ways to save money while backpacking

Exploring the world with a rucksack on your back is a life-changing experience – but it can be a pretty expensive one, too. Savvy backpacking…

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Wild Spain: Six reasons to go hiking in the Picos de Europa National Park

Welcome to hiking heaven. The Picos de Europa National Park is the jewel in Spain’s crown, a glorious sprawl of tall limestone mountains and summer…

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Hiking in wonderful West Sweden with Macs Adventure

A hiking adventure along West Sweden’s Bohuslän coast with Macs Adventure Macs Adventure create tempting self-guided walking itineraries everywhere from the Scottish Highlands to New…

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Treasured islands: my travel guide to the Isles of Scilly, Cornwall

If you fly from the British mainland to the Isles of Scilly, 28 miles off the coast of Cornwall, and look out the window of…

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Cornwall’s Serpentine Coast: Following the South West Coast Path on the Lizard Peninsula

The Serpentine Coast: Exploring the Lizard Peninsula on the South West Coast Path Is the South West Coast Path top of your hiker’s bucket list?…

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Winter adventures in Kitzbühel – my favourite snowy activities and spots in the Austrian Alps

Searching for a real winter wonderland? Pack your ski boots and head to the wonderful Alpine town of Kitzbühel in the Austrian Tyrol. After a…

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