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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Image: Getty


Tales from South America

From a football match in Buenos Aires to the stone faces of Easter Island, our writers reveal what drew them to South America Read more »

Ski news: Hit the slopes


This season’s best winter sports experiences

Nothing stands still for long in the world of winter sports. Each season brings with it a plethora of new opportunities to get excited about, from resort facelifts to the rise of new trends like fat biking. We round up… Read more »

Live like a local in Africa. Image: Emma Gregg


Africa: Live like a local

From a Maasai beadworker in Kenya to a Tanzanian savannah guide, we meet some of the continent’s most charming characters Read more »

Shiferaw Asrat. Image: Emma Gregg


Africa: Meet the people

For all its myriad natural wonders and abundant wildlife, it’s the people of Africa who are the real highlight. From a Maasai beadworker in Kenya and a Tanzanian savannah guide to a shark conservationist in South Africa, we meet some… Read more »

Yoga break. Image: Sam Lewis


Yoga breaks: Getaways with gurus

If you think yoga postures can be demanding, the terminology can be just as mind-bending as the increasing number and types of yoga retreats out there. Take a deep, cleansing breath and a step towards enlightenment Read more »

Three charity hikers look out at Mount Kilimanjaro from the rocky ridge of Mount Meru. Image: Getty


Charity challenges: A cause for adventure

Would you sign up for an epic journey to raise money for a good cause? We ask experts about the pros and cons of charity challenges — a growing phenomenon, which one company claims, has raised £47m for 1,700 charities… Read more »