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.

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Middle East

Five reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan

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

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Africa

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.

Flora and fauna in the Albanian Alps

Catherine Bohne tells you what to look out for when exploring the Albanian Alps.

Five of the prettiest villages in Switzerland

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

Five reasons to visit Lapland

Santa Claus, spectacular fjords and nature’s fireworks are just a few of the wonders that draw visitors to Lapland.

Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar

Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare discuss the history of Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar and its legacy today. With thanks to Tanzin Norbu (www.mountaintribalvision.com).