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Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

Delve into Tibet’s fascinating history from the rooftop of the world

With its snow-capped peaks and dramatic valleys, Tibet’s remote location has helped preserve its unspoilt landscapes making it a remarkable holiday destination.

Voyages Jules Verne adds seven new tours to its World of Wonders programme

Specialist tour operator Voyages Jules Verne has added a further seven new itineraries to its escorted holidays selection.

MicroLoan Foundation opens its ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ fundraising quest

MicroLoan Foundation opens its ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ fundraising quest

London-based microfinance charity, MicroLoan Foundation, has opened registration for the ‘Malawi Challenge 2014’ – a unique trip designed to raise funds to enable women living in extreme poverty in rural, sub-Saharan Africa to start their own micro-enterprises.

Uzbekistan - Highlights of the Silk Road

Uzbekistan - Highlights of the Silk Road

There are certain countries around the world that conjure up images of culture, romance and adventure purely by their very name, and Uzbekistan is one of them.

Adventure Costa Rica

Adventure Costa Rica

Tailor-made adventure specialist Chameleon Worldwide has created the ultimate activity holiday for those who would rather swing through the trees like a monkey than lounge on a sunbed like a sloth: Adventure Costa Rica.

Albanian Landscapes: A family half-term adventure

Albanian Landscapes: A family half-term adventure

Albania’s famous cousins Greece, Croatia and Italy have hogged the family holiday limelight for decades – it’s time to move aside the preconceptions and look properly at this last undiscovered treasure of Europe.

Norway named top adventure destination

Norway named top adventure destination

Norway is listed in the 'Top Ten Adventure Nations' list in Lonely Planet's new book Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Adventures.

Scrubba wash bag for Christmas?

Do you know an adventurous traveller, a keen camper or simply someone who prioritises off-the-beaten-track culture and experiences over five-star facilities?

Top winter holiday adventures

Top winter holiday adventures

The UK's summer is drawing to a close, but that does not have to be an end to long summer days and exciting outdoor adventure.

Family adventure this October half term

Family adventure this October half term

After the depressing return to school for thousands of students across the UK in September, the late October half term is the first chance that families have to get away for a well-earned break.

Adventurers can find nirvana at Arctic Haven Wilderness Lodge

Adventurers can find nirvana at Arctic Haven Wilderness Lodge

Newly opened five star Nunavut Lodge has a plethora of multi season activities for both novice and expert explorers.

Celebrated polar explorer, Tim Jarvis joins Intrepid Arctic trip

Celebrated polar explorer, Tim Jarvis joins Intrepid Arctic trip

Intrepid Travel is offering adventure-seekers the opportunity to accompany prolific polar explorer and environmental scientist, Tim Jarvis on an extended ice-walk while exploring the incredible wildlife and wilderness of the Arctic.

Witness an Eclipse in Scotland or Uganda

Witness an Eclipse in Scotland or Uganda

On 18 October, a Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will take place in the skies above Scotland, primarily in the Glasgow area, and many people are expected to gather and witness the natural phenomenon which occurs when the Moon passes directly behind the Earth into its umbra (shadow).

Living Stones: A theatrical trip to the Holy Land with Bible re-enactments

Living Stones: A theatrical trip to the Holy Land with Bible re-enactments

Specialist holiday company Lightline Pilgrimages, has teamed up with the Riding Lights Theatre Company, to provide a chance to visit the Holy Land of Israel, on a 9-night trip entitled Living Stones, in the company of professional actors who will re-enact some of the New Testament’s most famous stories during visits to places that figured in the life of Jesus.

Embrace Great Britain and enjoy family adventures in the UK

Embrace Great Britain and enjoy family adventures in the UK

With falling numbers of Britons travelling abroad for holidays in recent years (according to the Office for National Statistics), Andy Torbet - Scottish explorer, extreme adventurer and BBC TV presenter - has been working with Hyundai to show that you don’t need to get on a plane to feel like you’ve got away from it all because the UK itself has spectacular potential for adventure.