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9 travel features tagged “Nature & Outdoors”

Living In

Living in... great cities for outdoor adventures

Adrenaline seekers and nature lovers alike will find something to love in these five cities, all of which are located in or near some of the planet’s finest wildernesses.
Read more… 24 July 2013


The Passport blog

Five deep dark places for stargazing this summer

Get out of the city and visit one of the world’s Dark Sky Reserves, where a total lack of light pollution ensures a spectacular nightly show.
Read more… 24 June 2013


Easy riding on New Zealand’s new cycle trail

Twenty new bicycle tracks offer the perfect way to explore New Zealand’s legendary landscapes.
Read more… 16 January 2013


Fictional Footsteps

From Hobbiton to Mordor in New Zealand

When Peter Jackson chose to film The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit in New Zealand, he knew it would provide the perfect landscapes for a fantastical Middle-earth.
14 December 2012


Fictional Footsteps

A return to Middle-earth

The Lord of the Rings trilogy turned New Zealand’s landscapes into movie stars. Celebrate the release of The Hobbit, the first in a series of prequels, by searching for new adventures.
Read more… 14 December 2012


New Zealand’s mighty ‘Rhine of the South’

A canoe trip down the Whanganui River, tucked away on the North Island, offers travellers the perfect combination of abundant natural splendour, history and adventure.
Read more… 15 November 2012


New Zealand’s tracks less travelled

The Milford Track gets all the press but there other wondrous ways through New Zealand’s wilderness.
Read more… 17 May 2011


Hiking through a microcosm of Earth

New Zealand packs stunning examples of the planet’s most beautiful ecosystems into a land mass the size of Colorado.
Read more… 02 February 2011


New Zealand’s ecosystems

The hiking is some of the most hassle-free in the world and the scenery at 4,000 feet rivals the Andes at 14,000.
02 February 2011


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