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Hit the heights in Ischgl this summer

Hit the heights in Ischgl this summer

Whether you’re looking to escape the Olympic frenzy at home and the unpredictable British weather this summer or simply hankering after a reviving and refreshing holiday, you should head for the mountains of Ischgl and its neighbours of Kappl, See and Galtür in the beautiful Paznaun Valley of Tirol, Austria.

Tipi Adventure offers an alternative family holiday

Tipi Adventure offers an alternative family holiday

This summer holiday makers are being encouraged to take their friends and family on a canoeing and camping experience in the Herefordshire countryside with Tipi Adventure.

Hiking and biking in Val d'Isère: New trails for summer 2012

Hiking and biking in Val d'Isère: New trails for summer 2012

Head to the (green) slopes of beautiful French alpine resort, Val d’Isère this summer as the hills come to life to reveal lush and diverse landscapes, perfect for an exhilarating hiking or biking adventure holiday.

An alphabet of adventure on Australia’s Gold Coast

An alphabet of adventure on Australia’s Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is the place to be in the upcoming months, with many choosing the region’s soothing winter sunshine to counter the cooler climates and drizzly skies of a UK “summer”.

Backpacking in Fiji: Dune boarding, river safaris and boutique cruising

Sweating over your final exams dreaming of being somewhere hot and sunny? There are a whole host of amazing places to explore and exciting adventures to be had in Fiji that will make your gap year something to remember.

The Florida Keys and the Highway that goes to the Sea

The Florida Keys and the Highway that goes to the Sea

The Overseas Highway, sometimes called "the Highway that Goes to Sea," is a modern wonder. It is the "magic carpet" by which visitors from Florida's mainland can cross countless coral and limestone islets through that special world of the Florida Keys.

This Father’s Day, give your Dad the gift of adrenaline

Swap beverages and fatty foods for energizing activities and quality time with Dad this Father’s Day. Cheapflights.co.uk, online flight deals publisher, asked its staff to put their travel expertise to the test and come up with these top spots for an invigorating escape to show dad how much he’s loved this June 17 2012.

Whitewater rafting in West Virginia

Whitewater rafting in West Virginia

News for adrenaline junkies, rafters and kayaking fans, West Virginia's has been voted one of the top US whitewater rafting destinations with two locations in the top 5, according to Discovery Channel.

Making Alpine mountaineering affordable to all

Making Alpine mountaineering affordable to all

Action Outdoors, the UK partners to the French organisation UCPA, have launched their summer programme.

Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Discover the ultimate staycation destination

Figures announced last month have shown that Scotland is in the midst of a ‘staycation’ boom.

Explore Montenegro

Explore Montenegro

To celebrate the launch of its 2012 summer season, Explore Montenegro is offering guests 10 or 11 nights for the price of 7 for all holidays booked for travel before the end of May 2012.

Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

Summer in the Alps, ideal for families

All too often Switzerland gets forgotten as a holiday destination once the snow has melted and Easter past, but this Alpine country is stunning in summer, too, and offers just as many opportunities for family adventures, if not more, than in winter.

Malaysia: Calling all sports enthusiasts

Malaysia: Calling all sports enthusiasts

Due to the brilliant natural diversity of Malaysia, there is a mammoth range of year-round sporting activities to try.

New Lake District activity centre proves a huge success

New Lake District activity centre proves a huge success

Y:Adventure, the Lake District’s latest activity destination which opened on 31st March, has proved to be a huge success, with all activities fully booked over the course of the first weekend and forward bookings looking very promising.

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

New luxury cycling tours in the New Forest

Capital Sport have introduced a selection of self-guided tours in the New Forest and Dorset. Everything is taken care of: expertly planned, gentle cycle routes; luxurious, handpicked hotels in historic towns and villages; top-of-the-range hybrid bikes; and (thankfully) no heavy panniers – your bags are transferred daily.