Articles Tagged with Hiking

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Discover the Cultural Riches and Balkan Beauty of Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia

Nestled in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, Serbia, Albania and North Macedonia are three of Europe’s most precious hidden gems. Serbia is dominated by its pulsating capital Belgrade, beyond which monastery-dotted mountains offer a…
How to Travel Better

Walking Holidays — 3 Stunning Adventure Routes that Regenerate Global Communities

Active, local, regenerative — there are many boxes that walking holidays tick, and it’s why there’s a growing interest in them the world over. Spread over days, spanning the length and breadth of countries, walking…
Outdoor Travel

Destination Desert: The Ultimate Guide to Oman’s Wadis

The dramatic deserts and mountains of Oman are not only cinematic in scale, but also hide a stunning secret known as “wadis.” From stargazing to hiking, picnics to swimming, and rappelling to kayaking, a world…
Outdoors

Find Your Ideal Hiker’s Paradise on 6 Top Trails Around the Globe

With varied landscapes, well-marked trails and some of the most stunning scenery on the planet, Europe, the Middle East and Africa are home to some of the most epic hikes in the world. Regardless of…
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Reigniting a Sense of Earth Stewardship — and Discovering Soliphilia — Hiking Australia’s Granite Belt

The higher I climb up the ancient granite outcrop in Girraween National Park on Queensland’s Granite Belt — with thousands of hectares of bushland sprawling beneath me and precariously balanced boulders dotted all around —…
Outdoors

Hiking to Nevis Peak Summit, the Ultimate Challenge for Island Adventurers

It’s an inevitable sight to behold. Its presence alone commands attention and admiration. On occasion it’s only partially seen and that adds to its mystery. We’re referring to the Nevis Peak, the summit of the…
Outdoors

Not Ready for Everest? Try these 5 Nepal Hiking Routes Instead

Chances are that, if you are planning a trip to Nepal, you may be considering a trek to Everest Base Camp, the base camp of the world’s highest peak. In truth — and not surprisingly…
Outdoors

6 Ways to Savor the Great Outdoors in Virginia

With some of the country’s most picturesque countryside and coastline to match, Virginia is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream come true. Here are six popular spots to hike, sightsee and unwind (outdoors) in the Commonwealth: 1….
Salt Lake City

Ditch the Pavement and Head Into the Wild on Salt Lake’s Biking and Hiking Trails

Endless vistas, brilliant wildflowers and alpine lakes — find it all and more hiking and biking around Salt Lake City, Utah. A gateway to spectacular natural scenery (often within city limits), Salt Lake is the…
Outdoors

Hiking in Hawaii: Traverse the Trails on Your Island Vacation

The easygoing Makapu’u Point Lighthouse Trail is popular with less experienced hikers. (Photo: Alamy) Most visitors think about Hawaii in terms of sun and sand. If you prefer to spend your island time doing something…