On your bike: exploring the icons of Flanders

From half-day jaunts to week-long rides, each of these cycling routes offers a unique insight into Flemish identity.

On the wild side: outdoor activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

From mountain biking to white-water rafting, Bosnia and Herzegovina has it all.

A cyclist’s dream: Walberswick to Southwold Loop

This East Anglia cycling route offers a classic cross section of the Suffolk coast, heath and countryside.

Exploring the great outdoors in Taiwan

Read our best tips on how to make the most of the beautiful natural landscapes and unspoiled wildernesses of Taiwan.

Among the trees: Britain’s best woodland experiences

If you go into the woods today, you’re in for an unforgettable experience…

Traditional treasures: handicrafts in Oman

With artisanal skills handed down from generation to generation, Oman is home to a wealth of handmade crafts.

Fishing compliments: Visiting the Lünersee in Vorarlberg

Western Austria’s ‘Pearl of the Alps’ is angling for tourists’ attention.

A pilgrimage for the modern age: walking the Camino Ignaciano

Follow in the footsteps of St Ignatius on this little-explored pilgrim route.

Glaciers, ice caves and an infamous volcano: a winter adventure in south Iceland

Wild, remote and savage – Iceland truly is the land of the unexpected.

Cycling in Cornwall: the St Piran Trail

With its moorlands, wooded valleys, surfing beaches and fishing ports, this cycling route offers a classic cross-section of the Cornish countryside.

The spookiest woods in Britain

An expert’s guide to the undeniably strange, supposedly supernatural and downright spooky woods of Britain.

The best woodland walks near London

An expert’s guide to the best national trails, lesser-known routes and walking adventures in the woods around London.

The best walks in the Yorkshire Dales

A local’s guide to the region’s best rambles.

‘In the desert I could feel old wounds being healed’: an extract from Three Stripes South

In this extract from her book Three Stripes South, Bex Band describes how it felt to hike through the desert on the Israel National Trail, and recounts one especially tense moment.

The white-capped mountain: how climate change is impacting Mt Kenya

Geri Moore never expected to find a blizzard on the Equator.