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Travel inspiration and destination info for getting outdoors and into nature.

9 really wild African adventures

From snorkeling and whitewater rafting to dune bashing and mountain climbing, Africa has it all. If you're looking for unforgettable adventures, stop searching and start packing your bags. Not sure where to start? Here are nine must-see sites you have to see to believe. 1. See the "Big 5" in South Africa South Africa is the ultimate safari destination. Full of...

The best nature live streams and virtual garden tours

Stuck inside but craving the great outdoors? Although there’s nothing like experiencing nature first hand, these virtual tours might give you a little of what you’re longing for.  Read on to discover our list of online nature experiences. Whether you’re after refined and elegant gardens or unspoiled wilderness, these virtual tours have something for...

8 sunny destinations south of the equator

Life’s better by the beach — that’s a fact. But for most of us in the northern hemisphere, there’s a whole season full of winter coats and steaming mugs of tea that gets in the way of beachside lounging. For swimming trunks and icy cool cocktails year-round, head south! From the pristine islands of Fiji and Bora Bora to...

6 adrenaline-pumping experiences in the Swiss Alps

The Swiss Alps are home to enough adrenaline-pumping experiences to last you a lifetime. But where to start in a region of breathtaking peeks? That's where we come in. From paragliding and skydiving to canyon swings and mountain zip lines, here are six unforgettable things to do in the heart of Europe. 1- Run off the edge of a mountain Paragliding is about...

8 best destinations for adventure seekers

Listen up, adventure seekers: we know the average destination won’t meet your ultimate travel desires. You need action, adrenaline, and loads of fun. Luckily, we’ve found just the places for you. From whitewater rafting in Interlaken to shark cage diving in Cape Town, these eight destinations are sure to inject some adrenaline into your travel plans. 1. Get wild in...

5 must-visit Italian hilltop towns to appreciate a slower pace of life

Many of us live in large, bustling cities. We’re always on the move and try to make the most of every minute (especially when we travel!). Adjusting to a slower pace of life, as the Coronavirus has forced many of us to do, can be challenging. But a slower pace of life isn’t always a bad thing. 

8 best places to see the Northern Lights

Watching the Northern Lights dance across the night sky is on everyone's bucket list. While we can't guarantee you'll see this elusive natural phenomenon, we can point you in the right direction. Here are 8 amazing places to head to this winter to watch the Northern Lights plus one extra special recommendation for the crazy adventurers among you. But...