Beach & nature

Beaches, mountains, forests and deserts, there’s something for everyone in the great outdoors. Get inspired and find your next island-hopping holiday, adrenaline-pumping adventure or legendary road trip

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Namaste: 11 peaceful yoga retreats around the world

13 June 2017

A beach all to yourself in Mallorca – Es Trenc

Sun, sea, and sand: the best hidden beaches in Europe

Make merry into the wee hours of the morning at Roskilde festival's Orange Stage

The best music festivals around the world this summer

01 June 2017

Splashing about at Zurich's Mythenquai lakeside lido © Zürich Tourism – Photographer: Siggi Bucher

Life’s a beach: Europe’s best urban beaches

31 May 2017

The grand Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Morocco beyond Marrakech: explore the country from north to south

The Trans-Siberian Railway: the journey of a lifetime

14 vacation destinations for every type of family

Can you picture yourself strolling under the sun in Samos?

Greek chic: 8 dreamy island getaways

"The best road in the world" – Transfăgărășan

Visit Transylvania: a 10-day road trip through Romania’s most charming region

21 March 2017

Mexico without walls: the real Mexican experience beyond the resort towns

Everest Base Camp: a guide to trekking independently

Take on Western Australia with this epic road rip from Perth to Broome

The great Aussie road trip: cruising the West Coast of Down Under

Doubtful Sound – isolated and pristine

Discover New Zealand: 7 spectacular destinations away from the crowds

Like nowhere else on Earth ... Indonesia's coral reefs

Visit amazing places from BBC’s Planet Earth

14 alternative summer vacation destinations to visit in 2017

A peaceful vacation by the sea awaits in Kalamata

The best budget vacation destinations of 2017

The Peak Tram towers over the Hong Kong skyline

15 tourist attractions you must see before you die

20 November 2016

The ultimate guide to the perfect Whistler-Blackcomb ski vacation

27 October 2016

Banff National Park is a true Mecca for hikers of all levels

Unplug and unwind: a guide to hiking in Banff

Cuba is an island of contrasts, as epitomized by the town of Trinidad

The Times They Are A Changin’: travel to Cuba

Napa Valley - a must-visit stop on any fall foliage map road trip

USA Road Trip: where to see fall foliage along the West Coast

The best ski tips and resorts for beginners

Standing on the edge of the Iguazú Falls, on the border of Argentina and Brazil

Crossing the divide: 10 unique border crossings

Ontario offers skiers plenty of great skiing options

The 5 best places to ski in Ontario

British Columbia is the world's premier heli-skiing destination

The definitive guide to heli-skiing in Canada

Make new friends during the Great Wall Marathon, one of the best marathons in the world

On your mark: run the best marathons across the globe

Wake up early and embrace the morning in Jordan

Good day sunshine: 18 of the most beautiful sunrises in the world

09 August 2016

Lakey Peterson rides the wave at the surfing on the ASP Swatch Women's Pro in California

Travel tips from Lakey Peterson – one of the best surfers in the world

06 July 2016

The monumental Dedo de Deus mountain is just a 2 hour drive away from Rio

Escape the city: 10 easy day trips from Rio de Janeiro


Surf’s up! The best destinations to ride the wave this season

9 Croatian music festivals you need to check this summer

Travel to India and get colorful at the Holi Festival

12 reasons why you should travel to India

Hiding from the sun rays in Jaipur, one of the best places to visit in India

The 14 unmissable places to visit in India

A woman walks along the Santa Teresa Beach in the late afternoon.

The best beaches in Costa Rica


Get rolling: Beautiful cycle routes around the world