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7 things to know before you go to Slovenia

<b>Slovenia is becoming more popular year by year.</b><p>Whether it’s a city break in Ljubljana (try saying that three times fast), or a more in-depth …

Where to Go in Ireland: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

Ireland is made up of castles, quiet inlets, warm people, wild and windswept beaches, vibrant cities, quaint towns, hole-in-the-wall pubs, trad …

10 of the best new cycling holidays in Europe

<b>Fruitful seasons for riding the Algarve</b><p>The summer heat would make southern Portugal particularly challenging for cycling, but spring and autumn – with cooler temperatures and coastal breezes – are perfect for it. This new cycle holiday from Chapters Holidays is a week-long trip around the …

European Travel

6-Day Iceland Road Trip Itinerary

Most people want to drive the entire Ring Road during a trip to Iceland, but what are your options if you only have 5-6 days on the island? While you …

European Travel

30 Germany Photos That Will Spark Your Wanderlust

Have you ever visited a destination and instantly felt a deep connection? This happened to me when we went to Germany and it my hope that these …

European Travel

6 Places To Capture Incredible Landscape Shots In Grand Teton National Park

<i>By Jonathan Irish</i><p>To say that Grand Teton National Park is an iconic photography destination is almost an understatement. The jagged peaks of the Teton Range, along with the stunning natural beauty and wild animals on the valley floor, have long lured photographers from around the world. In …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Cruise Ships

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes In Washington State, USA

Whenever I think of Washington, I think of lush green forests, the gorgeous city of Seattle, and, of course, snow-capped mountains that seem to go on …

Hiking

The Cruise People Ltd [Europe]

Our many suppliers of excellent cruise, freighter and expedition voyages include:<p>Abercrombie & Kent, ACL, Christian F Ahrenkiel, Aida Cruises, …

48 Hours in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia, has long been on the radar of outdoors enthusiasts, and for very good reasons. McAfee Knob, one of the most stunning and most …

Hiking

Insider's Guide to Olympic National Park

There are few places in the world with the diversity, beauty, and wilderness of Olympic National Park. Olympic is a temperate rainforest that …

Welcome to The Skyline Trail -The Most Scenic Hike on an Epic Drive

The Skyline Trail of Cape Breton is the most scenic hike on one of Canada's most scenic driving routes. If you are planning on doing only one hike …

5 Stunning Day Hikes Near Seattle

As the mecca of nature and outdoor activities, one of the most popular activities in Seattle, rain or shine, is to go hiking. On the Instagram feeds …

The Best Summer Road Trips from Seattle

One of the best things about living in Seattle is how many beautiful places are within easy reach, enabling outdoor lovers to get out and play on a …

Hiking

Amazing Road Trips

If You're From Oregon, This Will Be The Most Jaw-Dropping Thing You See All Day. Guaranteed.

Advertisement. Article Continues Below.<p>Every now and then, a video comes along that gives you a unique perspective on a place that you call home. …

Pacific Northwest

Pictures: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train cuts through the heart of the Rockies and explores how a country came to be.

Hiking

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Where the ‘human fish’ lurks

Slovenia’s karst territory is a breathtaking and bizarre underworld where unimagined creatures swim through lightless grottos and monstrous caverns are used as concert halls.<p>Miran, our guide, used his flashlight to point into the crystal clear rockpool. “There. You see it? That’s the proteus. It is …

Nature

42 Insanely Clever Products You Need For Your Next Camping Trip

Just don't carry them all at once — you might not make it out of the door.

National Parks

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Hiking

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Top Day Hikes in America’s National Parks

The best day hikes have an element of quest, or mission, which is why so many of them climb to the top of a mountain or a landmark. Such is the case with many of the hikes presented below. But there’s no serious mountain trekking here—the point of each hike is the experience of getting there—and …

I Heart My National Park: Capitol Reef

<b>Nan Groves Anderson</b> has lived near <b>Capitol Reef National Park</b> in south-central Utah for 17 years and hikes there regularly. And as the executive director of the Utah Tourism Industry Coalition, she gets to share her love for her slice of red-rock-country heaven with the world. Now she’s sharing her …

A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

National Parks

See Some of the Most Significant Rock Art in North America

Canyonlands National Park is a striking landscape of canyon mazes, unbroken scarps, and sandstone pillars.<p><b>Location:</b> Utah<b><br>Established:</b> September 12, 1964<b><br>Size:</b> 337,598 acres<p>From the rim you glimpse only segments of the Green River and the Colorado River, which flow together at the heart of …

National Parks

The World's Most Popular Hiking Trails, According To Pinterest

But maps based on specific interests, like wineries, ice cream shops and even tacos, began to emerge.<p>"We've been surprised to see more and more outdoor destinations with activities like camping and hiking," a spokesperson from Pinterest told Business Insider.<p>After six months, Pinterest has nearly …

Hiking