A sub-Arctic cruise via Russia’s Kamchatka

A new expedition takes in little-explored territories in the North Pacific on its way from Japan to Alaska

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Rose Cottage at Dormy House
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The open road in southwest Iceland ©Luz Photo
Sail into deepest Myanmar or drive the route of Italy’s Mille Miglia road race: the world’s best road trips and river journeys
Joe Kidd takes his fatbike over some rocky outcrops on the Oregon coast ©Tim Neville
From a ‘fatbike’ tour of Oregon’s coast to heli-biking in New Zealand and a cycle trip through the Bhutanese Himalayas
A first-time packrafter on Youngs Creek
©Christopher Solomon

Pack-rafting in Montana

Light enough to fit in a rucksack, pack-rafts have blurred the line between hiking and boating

The State Cultural Centre of Turkmenistan in Ashgabat
©Robert Harding

Turkmenistan: of deserts and despots

Horatio Clare ventures into the central Asian nation, where a Silk Road past meets a post-Soviet future

Sea sailing for beginners

John Sunyer joins the maiden voyage of a company that lets even complete novices take to the ocean

A meadow at Bimthang overlooked by two of Manaslu’s satellite peaks
©Stephen Venables

Great Walks: Manaslu, Nepal

As Himalayan treks get busier, Stephen Venables finds peace among the waterfalls and wildflowers that surround the world’s eighth-highest peak

Joe Kidd takes his fatbike over some rocky outcrops on the Oregon coast
©Tim Neville

Fun with a ‘fatbike’

A new type of mountain bike is broadening the horizons of adventurous cyclists. Tim Neville puts a ‘fatbike’ to the test along the beaches and byways of Oregon

Great Walks: Into the hills of Myanmar

In the first of our new series on great walks, Andrew Eames leaves behind the growing tourist crowds for a trek into the pristine Chin Hills

©Richard Dunwoody

An African odyssey

A classic overland adventure from Khartoum to Cairo

The view from the hotel Alila Jabal Akhdar
©Chris Caldicott

Oman’s Green Mountain

The Arab state has a glut of luxury hotels on the coast but attention is moving inland, where a dramatic new property opens next month

Everest avalanche kills at least 12

Most popular route to the peak struck

Snorkelling in Antarctica

Don’t just watch penguins from your cruise ship – now you can dive in and swim alongside them

Postcard from . . . Andalucía

The world’s first international zipline ride offers an adrenalin hit and time-travel in one experience

England on horseback

Canter into the past on a rural ride

Postcard from . . . Verbier

The Freeride World Tour is sport at its most visceral. The competition brings the excitement of ski movies to a live audience

Leopard-spotting in India

The new camp that lets guests get up close to big cats on the plains of Rajasthan

Postcard from ... Botswana

The Okavango Delta is one of the world’s last remaining wilderness areas, unfenced and remote enough to need a light aircraft to access much of it

A Davos for dudes

Snowboarding combined with networking, at a new resort in the wilds of Utah

Under African skies

A new lodge provides a luxury base to explore the striking terrain and wildlife of southern Ethiopia

See a rhino, save a rhino

Poaching is increasing at an alarming rate but, in Botswana and South Africa, tourists can get close to the animals while helping to conserve them

Rescued from an icy grave: a survivor’s first-hand account

Europe is enduring a terrible season for avalanche accidents, with at least 25 deaths since Christmas

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