Nature and the outdoors

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

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. 

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...

Online workshop: Street art with Berlin graffiti artist

For our world at home initiative, we’re bringing some of our best-loved tours and experiences to you. It’s our way of injecting a little of the joy of travel into your living room and of celebrating the amazing guides who make our travels incredible. In this installment Kurtis, host of...

6 Netflix travel shows to (sort of) cure your wanderlust

Let your mind wander all over the world with these daring documentaries and terrific travel TV shows, streaming to a living room near you. 1. For nature lovers: Our Planet 2019, 1 season, 8 episodes Netflix’s own Earth documentary — Our...

7 interesting facts you didn’t know about the Burj Khalifa

Dubai is famous for its modernity, but the biggest and best part is unquestionably the Burj Khalifa. While travel might be off the table for now, but you can still get a little inspiration for the future. These 7 facts about the world’s tallest tower will give the local tour guides a run for their money.

Ethical wildlife experiences for your next vacation

Seeing animals in the wild makes for unforgettable travel experiences. When it comes to observing marine life, birds, small mammals, or gentle giants, the world is, quite literally, your oyster. But not all wildlife experiences are created equal. If you’re an animal lover at heart, this list is for you. Read on to learn more about these ethical tours...

Once upon a time…10 enchanting travel destinations

Magical forests, quaint cottages, charming castles... You’ll feel like you’ve stepped through the pages of a storybook when you reach these fairytale destinations. 1. Visit Neuschwanstein, the original fairytale castle This turreted castle, perched on a mountainside in the lush Bavarian forest, is so textbook-fairytale that Walt Disney borrowed its outline for his logo. An easy day trip from Munich, combine...

10 Caribbean islands for every type of traveler

With pristine beaches, lush palm trees, and crystal-blue water, there’s no destination that says “dream vacation” quite like the Caribbean. But, while every Caribbean island is as ‘grammably tropical as the next, scratch the surface and you’ll find each one has its own unique vibe. So, which one’s right for you? Step aboard a sleek...