Do you have a passion you feel compelled to explore in ever greater depth on your travels? Here, we suggest (superficially dissimilar) destinations that offer similar experiences, whether you’re into wine, wilderness walking, or observing endangered primates.
From exploring part of New Zealand’s longest hiking route to journeying across the width of a continent aboard the Trans-Siberian and learning the secrets of longevity in Japan (home to the world’s oldest population), here’s how you can experience the world’s greatest, biggest and boldest.
Christopher and Rosemarie travelled with us in September last year. Read the account of their trip to South Africa, where they saw whales in Walkers Bay, tasted wine in the vineyards of Franschheok and travelled by rail through the stunning vistas of the Western Cape.
Sometimes the journey can be just as fulfilling and enlightening as the destination itself. Why not peel back the layers of a country by traveling by train, bicycle or boat, you will see so much more from a different perspective...
The allure of train journeys is undeniable. There is something intoxicating about speeding through landscapes as life unfolds outside the window. Whether notable for their dramatic views, luxurious surroundings or sheer speed, we’ve highlighted what we consider to be seven of the most exciting train journeys in the world.
A year ago, the Sacred Valley of the Incas experienced devastating amounts of rain that damaged villages and cut off the ancient citadel from the outside world. Machu Picchu was closed for two months and visitor numbers to Peru plummeted. However, many used this downtime to take stock and make much needed improvements. Here our specialists take a look at the new developments.