A Sherpa’s story: what it was like to survive the earthquake on Everest

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On the day the quake hit Everest, our team had just trekked back to Basecamp from Camp II further up the mountain...
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A group travel skeptic journeys through South America (video)

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Yesterday I went under a waterfall for the first time, in a swerving and dipping Zodiac along with the other members of a small Peregrine group touring in South America.

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The spirit of adventure: how travel has changed for the Baby Boomer generation

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We’re old enough to have made a lot of decisions in our lives. Two of those involved stepping away from our daily routines into the wide world of travel.

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Bhutan flight guide: How to fly to the Himalayas’ happiest kingdom

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Unfortunately, despite coining Gross Domestic Happiness and living traffic-light-free, Bhutan does exist in a bit of a flight path black hole.

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Traveller stories: Caimans and tarantulas in the Peruvian Amazon

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A defining moment in the humid Amazon jungle: trudging along a muddy path below the towering canopy, our guide suddenly stops beside a tree.

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A rainy day in Colombo: The Dutch Hospital

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What I needed was shelter but also some enjoyable means of killing time, and the solution was a tuk-tuk to the central Fort area’s Dutch Hospital...

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Why walking in the great outdoors is good for your health

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What is it about putting one foot in front of the other that has thinkers, singers, actors and average Joe’s so enamoured?

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Meet Kathmandu’s hidden artisans: the extraordinary Seven Women

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Our taxi pulls up outside some rusty wrought iron gates. Inside is one of Nepal’s philanthropic success stories: a tiny business that’s slowly changing the lives of local women.

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Aurora Borealis guide: the best countries to see the northern lights

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The Aurora Borealis is one of the earth’s most incredible phenomena. Standing in a forest hushed with snow as the sky dances in technicolour above you… there’s no other experience like it.

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The ultimate packing list for your high-altitude trek

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Hear that? The mountains are calling. More specifically, the high-altitude peaks of Everest Base Camp, Annapurna and Kilimanjaro are calling.

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