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Beautiful coral scenes with vibrant fish life and divers

Five of the world’s most magical scuba diving spots

For those who love it, scuba diving is an activity like no other. Floating through the water, breathing as you would on land yet being surrounded by incredible marine life, […]

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Laguna colorada in the Bolivian Andes, Bolívia. Image: iStock/ agustavop

From Croatia to China: the most beautiful lakes in the world

Lakes are one of the most magnificent natural wonders of the world, with their shimmering kaleidoscope of colours, mirror-like reflections, variety of wildlife and irresistibly photogenic backdrops. From the heights […]

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Five of the best: waterfall hikes in the world

Five of the best: waterfall hikes in the world

If TLC had their way, we wouldn’t be chasing waterfalls – yet, there’s something about hiking to one of these free-flowing natural wonders that brings a real sense of adventure […]

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Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda. Image: iStock/1001slide

Five cool African destinations you may not have heard of

It would be hard to put the concept of travelling in Africa into words. Bigger than the United States of America, India, China and most of Europe combined, it’s a […]

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Bedruthan Steps, Cornwall. Image: iStock/MattStansfield

Starry-eyed: the most spectacular stargazing spots in the UK

If you live anywhere near the sprawling, light-filled metropolis that is London, the light pollution of our streetlamp- and building-packed capital will prove itself to be quite the intrusive inhibitor […]

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Sunset at Yosemite National Park, with Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan and Half Dome. Image: iStock/tonda

From Yosemite to the Everglades: the USA’s best National Parks

The United States of America is one of the most diverse countries on earth, with landscapes ranging from snowy tundras and soaring peaks to red, dusty deserts and leafy green […]

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Loughrigg Fell, Lake District. Image: iStock/alex_west

From Windermere to Ullswater: the most scenic walks in the Lake District

Come wind, rain or shine, there is nowhere quite as beautiful in England as the Lake District, where soaring peaks, rich green valleys, lush forests and an infinite number of […]

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Sunrise in Bali, Indonesia. Image: iStock/Yarygin

From fire dances to waterfalls: the most extraordinary experiences in Bali

An island like no other, Bali is a dreamy jungle paradise with an undeniable spiritual atmosphere. As you walk along its streets, speckled with burning incense and offerings to the […]

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Etosha National Park, Namibia

Sensational safaris: which is the best one for you?

There’s nothing more bucket-list-ticking than a safari, whether it’s a thrilling game drive through famous Kruger National Park or a sand-strewing quad bike adventure with a camel ride across the […]

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Barafundle Beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Image: iStock/tirc83

An outdoor-lover’s guide to the glorious South Welsh coast

The gorgeous South Wales coast has an otherworldly edge to it that rivals even the prettiest of far-flung seaside escapes. It’s heaven on earth for lovers of nature and the great […]

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