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A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

Walk one of the world’s top 10 beaches, complete with a shipwreck and the strange Worm’s Head<b><br>• Five more walks tomorrow</b><p><b>Category</b> Easy<b><br>Distance</b> 4.3 miles/7km<b><br>Typical duration</b> 2 hours<b><br>Start and finish</b> Rhossili village, from the car park opposite the Worm’s Head hotel<b><br>Map</b> OS Explorer 164<b><br>Step-by-step</b> …

Hiking

Ten miles across the moorland which inspired Conan Doyle to create The Hound of the Baskervilles

Scotland

A stiff climb then a short scramble to the ridge lead you to stark beauty amid an other-worldly emptiness

Hiking

The Best of Romantic Ireland

With castles and legends, Old World hospitality and indulgent experiences, epic scenery and fairy trees, Ireland is a world of romantic mystique.<p>Here are some of the key highlights from around the Emerald Isle:<p><b>> Ardmore and Environs</b> (County Waterford)<p>Quiet Ardmore offers jaw-dropping sea views, …

Drifting Along the Danube with Viking

In late October, I spent a glorious fall week aboard a fancy river-going ship with Viking River Cruises. We began in Nuremburg. The weather swung …

European Travel

The Hebrides: Scotland's magical islands

An emerald shore receding behind, a sea breeze in your face, a dolphin surfing the bow wave as escort. The magic begins as soon as you board the ferry from Scotland’s rugged west coast and head for the Hebrides, a scattering of over 50 inhabited islands that take in the stirring mountainscapes of …

Bristol named sixth 'greenest city' in Europe

Bristol has been named Europe’s sixth greenest city, based on analyses of European cities’ green initiatives, cleanliness and emissions.<p>The city is …

Sustainability

18 reasons why Nordic countries are better than yours

1. Surreal natural beauty<p>Let’s start with the most in-your-face: Aurora Borealis (see above!). Norway’s fjords. That mouthful of a volcano, Iceland’s …

Europe

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

On Packing, and Repacking

I read a lot of travel packing lists before we left. Lists from solo female travelers, lists from cycle tourists, lists from minimalists. So. Many. …

Post Ratio Landing Page

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Are nude photos of the Dinka art, or exploitation? – your thoughts

A stunning set of photographs of South Sudan's Dinka people, some in the nude, have been made available to buy online for up to $600 each. For our partners on Africa on the Blog this raises some serious questions about consent, the representation of African tribes through art, and how children …

Nude photographs of the Dinka: art or exploitation?

A series of photographs of the Dinka people in South Sudan has been widely published recently, with the images available to buy online for around $600 each. While some of them are stunning, they raise questions for me about consent and representation.<p>My first thought on seeing Carol Beckwith and …

16-foot Waves Measured in Arctic Ocean Where There Was Once Only Ice

Reduced sea ice allowed the buildup of huge waves in the Beaufort Sea.<p>Sixteen-foot waves are buffeting an area of the Arctic Ocean that until recently was permanently covered in sea ice—another sign of a warming climate, scientists say.<p>Because wave action breaks up sea ice, allowing more sunlight …

Home after 9 months, teen says she's improving

CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — In her first public comments, the New Hampshire teenager who returned home nine months after she vanished on the way home from …

Read My Lips: One Woman's Plastic Surgery Regret

How I became a lab rat in my own failed experiment.<p>I went to Beverly Hills High School, where rhinoplasty was about as common as getting a driver's license. Most of the girls in my class came back from spring break of sophomore year with surgical tape across the bridges of their new, turned up …

Lips

Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

Here Are 7 Days Worth Of Healthy, Trophy-Worthy Breakfasts

Sure, Wheaties cereal may be the original "breakfast of champions," but its nutrition label doesn't appear to be very trophy-worthy. You'll find mostly carbohydrates with a measly two grams of protein in a serving of the stuff.<p>Whether breakfast is the day's most important meal is up for debate …

South Asia’s new adrenaline capital

Sri Lanka’s Central Highlands – a patchwork of waterfalls, craggy peaks and tropical jungles – is challenging Asia’s other great adventure capitals, including Pokhara and Leh.<p>It was 6 am and there was not another person in sight. The first rays of dawn split the thin vapour of clouds and I could …

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

<b>Name:</b> Brecon Beacons <b><br>Location:</b> Wales <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1957 <b><br>Size:</b> 520 square miles (1,347 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know<p>• <b>Pen y Fan</b> The Brecon Beacons is a north-facing mountain range in South Wales, near the town of Brecon. The range includes the highest point in southern Britain—Pen y fan, which …

Ireland

UNESCO's 1,000th World Heritage Site Is Stunning

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has named its 1,000th World Heritage Site, and the prestigious honor goes to the gorgeous Okavongo Delta in Botswana. UNESCO designates and protects these World Heritage Sites because they are of "special cultural or physical …

Spring in Montana

It's possible that there's no finer place to be in spring than Big Sky Country. Have a look at some of the best places the state has to offer.

Tracing the Steps of Lost Explorers in Miserable, Beautiful Siberia

<i>Da</i>, <i>Da</i>, there it is,” Andrey says with a smile as he idles the outboard engine. He puffs a cigarette and points at a bulge on the horizon. “Amerika Khaya—America Mountain.”<p>I look where Andrey is pointing, but I’m distracted by clouds of insects. In this part of the Siberian Arctic, there are only …

Wine Lover’s Guide to South Africa

Thanks to a unique climate—similar to the Mediterranean—the Western Cape is extremely fertile, making it prime real estate for expert vintners and …