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A wild world off California's coast

Just beyond San Francisco, the mysterious Farallon Islands are a collection of inhospitable rocky peaks where nutrient-rich waters make it a perfect place for whale watching.
Read more… 29 July 2013


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See eye to eye with a butterfly in San Francisco

Until 20 October, visitors to the California city can rub wings with hundreds of colourful butterflies flitting among brightly hued blooms in a Golden Gate Park exhibit.
Read more… 17 June 2013


North America by cable and bridge

Created by soldiers who needed to move quickly through the Dolomites, the sport of via ferrata provides access to gorgeous, isolated routes without the risk of unprotected climbing.
Read more… 13 June 2013


Ten North American gardens worth travelling for

From Montreal to Mexico, discover the splendour of the continent’s best public gardens, as profiled in the third annual Garden Tourism awards.
17 May 2013


The daredevils of Yosemite

In the grand peaks of California’s eastern wilderness, a new generation of super-climbers is pushing the limits of adventure – with no rope to save them from error.
09 August 2012


America’s healthiest cities

In these destinations, active lifestyles intersect with delicious food, making it easy for travellers to plan a trip that is both healthy and extremely fun.
16 May 2012


Adventure through California's redwood forests

Explore the ecological diversity of California's coastal redwood forests, where trees can grow to more than 300ft tall and endangered animals roam.
09 March 2012


Winter in the US deserts

In the southwestern United States, the cooler months offer snow-dusted plains, wondrous lighting and blissfully empty spaces.
Read more… 27 January 2012


Lost in paradise

A former Eagle Scout hiking around California’s Lake Tahoe makes an emergency exit.
Read more… 18 August 2011


San Francisco's blissful Golden Gate Park

From bison to surfing, the city’s largest park is also its best.
Read more… 13 October 2010


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