Hiking & Trekking

Hiking & Trekking

If you want to get back to nature, put on your hiking boots and set off on a trek that will take you truly off the beaten track.

Read on for inspiration for your next trekking holiday.

  • INTERVIEW WITH AN EVEREST SHERPA

    Ang Phurba has been working as a guide on Everest for eight years. He tells us about his life on this famous mountain

  • 10 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT BHUTAN

    Bhutan has only recently opened its doors to the outside world. This means that this remote, picturesque country is perhaps one of the most unique Asian countries of all…

  • STEVE BACKSHALL'S POSTCARD FROM JAPAN

    Naturalist Steve Backshall and his wife, double Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover spent two weeks trekking through the lesser-known highlands of Japan
     

  • TREKKING THROUGH THE SINAI DESERT

    Writer Marisa Paska takes on the Sinai Trail - a 550km trek across Egypt's famed desert

  • TREKKING IN THE CARDAMOM MOUNTAINS OF CAMBODIA

    Marissa Carruthers treks through Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains to discover the tropical jungle's native flora and fauna at its finest

  • BEST ECO RETREATS FOR ADVENTURE LOVERS

    If you can’t sit still, cancel the meditation class and sign up for one of these adrenaline-filled green retreats

  • TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN LATIN AMERICA

    Our Latin America expert, Olie, gives us the lowdown on his favourite destinations in this diverse continent. 

  • TREKKING THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS OF SAPA

    Claire Turrell pulled on her rucksack and hit the trails around some of the picturesque parts of Vietnam

  • TREKKING IN THE ETHIOPIAN MOUNTAINS

    In the Tigray highlands of Ethiopia, Sunday mass requires nerves of steel, says Stanley Stewart