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4 Features on iPhone 7 That Will Make Your Adventure Photos Pop

Travel photographer Austin Mann test-drives Apple’s upgrades with Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas.<p>With my brand-new iPhone 7 Plus in hand, we trekked up Mount Sabyinyo in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park for several hours. In the thick of the jungle, we listened to the garbled radio …

Incredible cityscapes captured in drops of water (and without Photoshop)

Royal Society Photo Contest Winners Capture Breathtaking Details of Our Rapidly Changing World

Here Are the Beautiful Winning Images from the 2016 British Wildlife Photography Awards

On Monday we shared the finalists in this year’s international Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition, and now we can show you the stunning …

What to pack for an Antarctica cruise

What’s the biggest talking point onboard ship? No, it’s not the cute penguins – it's what gear people brought... and what they left at home<p>This …

Why You Should Experience a Homestay in Thailand

Go on an authentic adventure while benefiting local communities.<p>“You give them history, temples, pagodas, traditional dance, floating markets, seafood curry, tapioca desserts, silk-weaving cooperatives, but all they really want is to ride some hulking gray beast.”<p>This is how a native Thai woman …

“This has never been done before.” Inside a pioneering project to re-wild orphaned jaguar cubs in Brazil’s Pantanal

Graeme Green talks to Brazilian field biologist Lilian Rampim about a groundbreaking project to re-wild orphaned jaguar cubs in Brazil’s Pantanal …

Dr Mark Eaton: “We neglect nature at our peril.”

More than 1 in 10 UK wildlife species are threatened with extinction, and overall numbers are declining, according to the State of Nature 2016 UK …

Orca Shows and Breeding Banned in California

SeaWorld San Diego pledged to stop breeding orcas and conducting theatrical shows. Now it’s the law.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown signed the Orca Protection and Safety Act into law on Tuesday, banning the breeding of killer whales in captivity, as well as the circus-like shows that have them …

One of the World's Most Unusual Plants Is Disappearing

What's happened to the supersize, fluffy balls that once thrived in a northern lake?<p>Overlooking the lava spires of Lake Mývatn, inside an old white farmhouse, in a jar by the window, slumped in a cloudy green bath, Iceland’s last living lake ball is slipping away.<p>The fluffy green globes—supersize …

South Australia's unique vineyard experiences

It would be criminal to miss the world-famous wines of South Australia while you’re Down Under. These vineyard experiences offer the best ways to …

Fly to the Caribbean for Only $55

Grab your swimsuit and go.<p>If you missed the last major airfare sale to the Caribbean, you’re getting another chance.<p>You can fly round-trip from the …

Vintage airline posters: the golden age of air travel

The best ski resorts in Austria

If staying in a picturesque resort with a warm welcome is high priority, Austria will generally come up trumps. Many have grown up around traditional farming villages, often with an onion-domed church as the centrepiece, and the cosy hospitality embodied by the German word <i>Gemütlichkeit</i> is very much …

The 15 best destinations for December sun

December is an alluring time to travel in search of much-needed warmth. There is something of an air of extravagance to the idea of being abroad for Christmas, shunning turkey bones and dirty plates for Santa hats on the beach – and with the school holidays also appearing as part of the equation, …