Several hiking trails scale Table Mountain in Cape Town. The shortest is Platteklip Gorge. Skeleton Gorge and 12 Apostles are more scenic routes, but longer. Here’s our hiking guide!
hiking & walking
Nothing beats biking Stanley Park (and around False Creek) on a sunny Vancouver day! Lots of beaches and parks. A public market and craft brewery too at Granville Island.
Admire a Gothic cathedral. Hike donkey trails. Swim in idyllic coves. Tour historic manor homes. Oh, and don’t forget to stay in a finca! There are so many wonderful things to do in Mallorca, Spain…
Sure, Costa Rica’s Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park has 15 swinging and fixed bridges in the forest. But the snakes, sloths and spiders are the real fun.
The best thing to do in Dubrovnik? Walk on top of the medieval city walls. Gaze down on one side at churches, palaces and carved fountains, all crammed together with apartments and cafes. On the other side, gawk at the turquoise sea.
Some of the best hiking in the Canary Islands is on La Palma at Caldera de Taburiente. Here’s our how-to guide to hiking the crater on your own.
A Canary Islands cruise is a great way to visit the lesser-known island gems. Walk magical UNESCO forests and explore pretty mountain villages. And see the Canaries’ secret side!
More than 200 historic “levadas” or water channels criss-cross Madeira, and levada walks are one of the best things to do on this Portuguese island.
The less-traveled trekking route to see Mount Everest is Gokyo Ri. The views are astounding. And atop the peak, Tibetan prayer flags release countless prayers into the wind.
When it comes to beautiful boutique hotels in the Mediterranean – ones with lots of blue and white that get their inspiration from the sea – Hotel Vistabella is hard to beat.
You don’t really want to see lions on walking safaris. It’s thrilling enough being unprotected in the bush on a Norman Carr Safaris trip in Zambia!
Would there be bears on our Joffre Lakes hike? We had bears on the brain. Understandable, once you know we live in bear country. And we once had an encounter with four grizzlies.
On our Costa Rica cruise with UnCruise Adventures, we hiked forests, snorkeled and saw sloths, capuchin monkeys and snakes. And we stuffed ourselves silly on great food too.
Talk about a Rocky Mountain high. These 20 stunning photos of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise will make you want to pack up and visit now!