Looking for some inspiration…? These detailed trip reports and regional guides provide a practical guide to exploring some interesting (and sometimes off-the-beaten-track) hiking, nature and wildlife destinations around the world.
A circuit around Iceland
A circuit around Iceland on the Ring Road, exploring a dramatic landscape of volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields.
A week exploring Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island is an amazing “island paradise” two hours from Sydney. It offers a range of outdoor activities including hiking and kayaking, unique birdlife and a huge variety of landscapes from beaches to rainforest.
A Week in Svalbard
Svalbard, located in the Arctic circle north of Norway, offers spectacular scenery and wildlife. There’s also a huge range of activities on offer.
Best of Milford Sound
An overview of what to do and see in Milford Sound, with a focus on short walks. Includes the drive from Te Anau to Milford Sounds (and the “must see” attractions) as well as the Milford Sound boat cruise.
Bryce Canyon in 24 hours
The best of Bryce Canyon in 24 hours, from spectacular locations to watch sunrise and sunset to a long hiking loop around the canyon.
Chasing orangutans in Borneo
Ten days in Malaysia, featuring a few days on the Kinabatangan River in Borneo and five days on Gaya Island near Kota Kinabalu
Exploring Flinders Island over ten days
Ten days on Flinders Island, exploring the island by car, hiking a few peaks and bays and meeting some of the local wildlife. This remote island offers pristine beaches and some spectacular scenery.
Ghost town of Pyramiden
A fascinating trip back in time to the (almost) abandoned Soviet town of Pyramiden, in the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway
On Safari in Botswana
A six-day / three-camp safari in Botswana staying in the Okavango Delta and Chobe, before a last night at Victoria Falls.
One Day and Three Short Hikes in Death Valley
A drive through Death Valley and three short hikes in Death Valley that explore some of the different landscapes, from the almost 6000-foot high viewpoint at Dante’s View to the lowest point in North America.
Senja and the Lofoten Islands
A ten day driving trip through Senja, Lyngen and the Lofoten Islands in Norway. The area features spectacular alpine scenery, beautiful fjords and photogenic villages.
Spectacular scenery and stunning national parks on a south-west USA road trip (Part 1)
The first half of a 4,600 mile road trip over three weeks through southern USA. This leg starts in LA and goes through
California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada to Las Vegas visiting some of the most spectacular national parks in north America.