mountains

Hiking Table Mountain

Guide to hiking Table Mountain, Cape Town

By Anna Timbrook

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!

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Whistler vs Blackcomb

Whistler or Blackcomb: Which has better skiing?

By Janice and George

You know Whistler is one of the world’s best ski resorts. But what you really want to know is – which mountain is better for skiing and snowboarding? Whistler or Blackcomb?

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hiking trails in Whistler - Joffre Lake hike

Hiking the Joffre Lakes trail: But, umm, are there bears?

By Janice and George

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.

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photos of the canadian rockies

Rocky Mountain High! 20 stunning photos of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise

By Janice and George

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!

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Avatar mountains, Zhangjiajie

4-day Zhangjiajie Avatar mountains experience for luxury lovers

By Agness Walewinder

How to visit the fabled Avatar Mountains, Zhangjiajie, in luxury? Check out our tips for how to get there, where to stay in Zhangjiajie and what you’ll see in Zhangjiajie National Park.

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Jasper National Park holiday

Is it summer yet? Jasper National Park holiday

By Janice and George

What do you get when you mix mountains, forests, glaciers – and families of fearless elk that stride past you REALLY close (you can almost touch them)? Jasper National Park.

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