“The Most Beautiful Country in the World”: Kyrgyzstan’s natural splendour

With stupefying landscapes to explore, marked by the remnants of ancient tribes and Silk Road travellers, Kyrgyzstan is the perfect place to roam wild.

The best hiking areas in Taiwan

Taiwan’s vast range of scenic trails makes it an ideal country for hiking. Here are five of our favourites.

One step beyond: the world’s most impressive lesser-known mountains

How many of these have you climbed?

Five reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan

We choose five of our favourite things about Kyrgyzstan, one of the world’s most beautiful countries.

Travelling Ethiopia

To celebrate our Destination of the Month we asked our friends at Rainbow Tours to share their top tips for travelling in Ethiopia.

Five reasons to visit Tibet

Tibet is a land of extremes, embracing the wildest rivers, the deepest gorges and the highest peaks on earth.

Tibet’s natural wonders

Tibet’s extraordinary and remote natural landscape includes the world’s highest peak and the world’s deepest gorges.

Five of the prettiest villages in Switzerland

Switzerland is full of stunning villages in idyllic settings; here are five of the best.