In search of king whale-head

The story of the shoebill, one of Africa’s most elusive birds.

Five reasons to visit Ladakh and Zanskar

From trekking through dramatic mountain scenery to tracking the elusive ‘Ghost of the Himalaya’, Ladakh and Zanskar boast plenty of travel highlights.

500 elephants on the move

One of the largest and most significant elephant translocations in human history has taken place in Malawi

Surviving in the Namib Desert

Jonathan Hughes discusses the hardcore flora and fauna that battle to survive in one of the world’s harshest terrains.

Walvis Bay Lagoon: a bleak future

Namibia’s oldest lagoon is on the verge of disappearing completely, writes author Chris McIntyre.

Malawi: the land beyond the lake

Malawi is famed for its eponymous lake, but what else should be on your to-do list when visiting the country?

Wildlife highlights of the Bering Sea

The Bering Sea stretches from the Aleutians to the Chukchi Sea and Wrangel Island.

Birding in Taiwan

Taiwan has emerged as a key stop on the global birdwatcher’s journey.

In search of Africa: an extract from ‘The Big Cat Man’

The moment Jonathan Scott became ‘the bloke the cheetah crapped on’

Ponies, owls and cliff railways: Alternative Exmoor

From ancient castles to cliff railways, Exmoor National Park is teeming with great days out.

Getting out and about in the Yorkshire Dales

Here are some of the best things to see and do when getting out and about in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Walking/cycling from Alston to the source of the Tyne

Walk or cycle to the source of the Tyne and explore the moorland and waterfalls of the North Pennines.

Craster, Howick Hall & beach circular walk

This Northumberland coastal walk has it all: woodland, historic gardens, beautiful beaches and a stop for afternoon tea!

Walking to Gibside from Tyneside

Gemma Hall takes a family-friendly walk through the Derwent Walk Country Park.

Wildlife watching

There are great opportunities to spot native animals in the wild in the forests and moors of Northumberland.