Articles Tagged with outdoors

Cape Town

Take a Dip in 6 of the Best Beaches in South Africa

With a coastline of nearly 2000 miles bordering two oceans, visitors to South Africa are overwhelmed with choices when it comes to beaches. In subtropical northern KwaZulu-Natal, the warm Indian Ocean waters are home to…

Your Perfect Indian Ocean Summer in Mauritius and the Seychelles

Bathed in sunlight and surrounded by aquamarine ocean, the idyllic isles of the Seychelles and Mauritius make for the ideal summer escape. Here you can sink your toes into the whitest of sands, snorkel above…
Culture + Style

How to Spend a Brilliant Summer in Switzerland

Nature takes center stage in Switzerland in summer — whether you’re hiking through wildflower meadows to the tinkle of cowbells, stand-up paddleboarding across a startlingly blue lake, or letting a cable car wing you up…

7 Awe-Inspiring Alternative African Safaris

Safari simply means “journey” in Swahili — and although the word probably conjures images of 4x4s trundling through game reserves on the trail of giraffes, lions and elephants, there are many alternative ways to go…
Road Trips

Forests, Fjords and Fishing Villages: 5 Epic Nordic Road Trips

The Nordic countries — Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden — are perfect road trip territory. Promising a rich variety of epic landscapes, you’ll cross snowy mountains, green forests and cinematic fjords in the space…
Tips + Trends

Why South Africa’s Durban Is a Dream Destination

The sun-drenched, subtropical coast of KwaZulu-Natal — or KZN as South Africa’s easternmost province is known — is a true year-round destination. Durban, the country’s third largest city, is home to glorious beaches and a host…
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…

6 of Europe’s Must-See Natural Wonders That Deliver on the ‘Wow’ Factor

Europe has natural wonders galore. From France’s own ‘grand canyon’ to Italy’s ‘Caribbean’ beaches, here are six European destinations with major wow factor. As always, check for travel guidelines and closures before planning your trip….

Outdoor Bliss and Hidden Gems Await at 4 Luxe Lakeside Escapes

Lakeside vacations have always been popular, especially for families, but they’ve taken on a luxury twist as travelers seek immersive connections with nature during the day and deluxe accommodations at night. This “lakecation” trend is…
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…