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10 Of My Favourite One Day Hikes In British Columbia & Alberta

1. Coast Trail, East Sooke Regional Park<p>If you don’t have time to do the Juan de Fuca or West Coast Trail but you’re keen on coastal scenery, then …

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10 Best Day Hikes on the South Island of New Zealand

fter you’ve spent hours, possibly days, inside a stuffy cramped tin can with wings to get to these remote islands, there is no better way to stretch …

New Zealand

14 fabulous loop hikes in America

<b>1. Pemi or Franconia Ridge Loop/Traverse, Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire – 32 miles (1-3 days)</b><p>This iconic trek through the trail-packed White …

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19 Trails To Hike Before You Die

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” — Michael Altshuler<p>In my eyes, there’s nothing more rewarding than a scenic hike. As …

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12 Great Hikes in Banff National Park – Hiking Alberta

Choosing a dozen great day hikes from hundreds of possibilities in Banff National Park is somewhat akin to choosing which fish in the barrel one …

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TOP 10 BEST STUNNING HIKING ROUTES IN THE WORLD

I have been a hiking lover since I was a child. During the last 10 years of my life I have been searching for the next epic trekking route to …

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3 Must-Hike Backpacking Trips in the Sierra

Is it possible to find solitude in one of California's mountainous national parks? It certainly is, but like anything worth having, it takes a little …

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30 MOST INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

9 BUCKET LIST HIKES IN BANFF NATIONAL PARK

Banff. For many, the word conjures up breathtaking scenery of turquoise-blue lakes and a panoramic sea of peaks, of wildflowers dancing in the breeze …

The 12 Most Incredible Hikes to Take in Canada

From Newfoundland’s Tablelands to the West Coast’s Rocky Mountains, Canada offers unparalleled hiking experiences from coast to coast. Check out our …

TOP 10 BEST HIKING ROUTES IN THE WORLD

have been a hiking lover since I was a child. During the last 10 years of my life I have been searching for the next epic trekking route to complete …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

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Top autofocus tips for pin-sharp results

<b>James Abbott shares 20 autofocus tips that will revolutionise the way you use AF, for accurate focusing and pin-sharp results every time</b><p>1. Autofocus …

The Ultimate Backpacking Bucket List for California

Did you know that California is home to over 14 million acres of wilderness. You read that correctly. Over 14 million! Even the most driven explorer …

Shoot This 52 Week Photo Challenge in 2017 to Improve Your Skills

My original 52 Week Challenge in 2016 was a huge success, with tens of thousands of photographers participating from around the world. In celebration …

The Best Tanzania Holiday: Climb Kilimanjaro and an African Safari

<b>Sponsored by AlienAdv.com</b><p>In October 2010 I traveled to Tanzania with the goal of conquering a mountain. And at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft), it was …

Best 15 Trekking Tours in Nepal Himalayas | Nepal Tourism

Beach vacations and city breaks are expected to be the most popular escapades chosen by solo travelers as well as families when it comes to choosing …

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Explorer in Your Life

Got a friend or family member on your list who’s always traveling to adventurous locales or going off the grid in the great outdoors? Whether they’re …

Plan your safari in Africa with these great resources

As Widlifetravel.net puts it, “Africans do not run through the forest chanting and carrying spears, nor do they boil foreigners in large kettles”. …

South Africa

Extraordinary Hiking Tours to Take in Austria This Summer, No Guide Needed

In the Austrian state of Tyrol, you probably won’t find too many tourists twirling on a hill humming the famous tune from <i>The Sound of Music</i>, but the views are every bit as spectacular as they were in the movie. Just southwest of the Salzburg countryside, site of said famous movie scene, you’ll find …

How I Learned to Use a DSLR Camera

If you’re looking to get the most out of your new DSLR camera, you’re going to want to get out of the automatic Program mode (which is fully …

Italy's seven best hikes: majestic mountains, dramatic coastlines and smouldering volcanoes

While Italy's natural wonders are well documented, it isn't until you strike out into the wild mountains and trek along its vertiginous coastlines that you realise how <i>bella</i> this country really is.<p>From the cliff-hanging trails of Amalfi to the colossal granite spires of the Dolomites, volcano climbs …

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10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

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Brailsford bullish after Team Sky dominate on the opening Tour de France mountain stage

Team manager Dave Brailsford celebrated Team Sky’s dominant performance on the opening mountain stage of the Tour de France by heading to the podium …

Scenic day-long hikes: walking in New Zealand

New Zealand may be justifiably famous for its Great Walks and other multi-day hiking trails, but don’t break out the cooking stove and sleeping bag just yet. Much of the same wilderness can be explored on day hikes, which means less gear, less effort, and quite possibly more fun.<p>1. Twilight–Te …

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