Nature and the outdoors

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

5 reasons to take a hike in Eastern Europe’s mountains

You’ve ticked the Dolomites, Pyrenees, and most of Wales off your European hiking bucket list. Now it’s time to explore the incredible mountain ranges of Eastern Europe. Whether you’re after a gentle hike or a challenging trek, these hiking trails will leave you breathless for all the right reasons. Customize your own journey through Zakopane...

Battle of the theme parks: Six Flags Magic Mountain vs. Universal Studios Orlando

When it comes to theme parks, Orlando has long been on the map as home to Disneyland and Universal Studios. However, the new contender for the must-visit title is California, which now boasts some big names too. As one of the most popular destinations in the U.S. for thrillseekers of all ages, Six Flags Magic Mountain is especially unmissable....

5 beautiful places to go biking in Europe this spring

While whizzing around in cars is all well and good, there’s something to be said for pedal pushing. After all, biking is one of the best ways to really get a feel for a place. This spring, we’ve gathered a list of the must-see destinations in Europe where nature and culture collide. Whether you’re an amateur cyclist with Tour...

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...

Antelope Canyon to Zion National Park: a nature lover’s guide to the United States

From rugged mountains to pristine beaches, the United States is a nature lover's dream. With stunning landscapes from coast to coast, there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re planning a world-class road trip or simply searching for destinations to add to your bucket list, we’ve gathered ten stunning natural landmarks you just can’t miss. 1. Antelope Canyon A short drive from the...