Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

These Himalayan wildernesses offer the most remote and rewarding routes

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.

Five reasons to visit Kyrgyzstan

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

Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, 1969–73

Machu Picchu had been Hilary Bradt’s goal ever since seeing a black-and-white photo of the ruins, swathed in cloud. 

Alternative treks in Peru

There’s more to trekking in Peru than just the Inca Trail.

A journey like no other

Alice Evans takes a team of 15 fellow university students on a trek to Machu Picchu.