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Experience Japan's autumnal glory on a garden tour

Experience Japan's autumnal glory on a garden tour

Japan's stunning cherry blossom season in spring is well known but, come autumn, when the maple trees blaze into vivid displays of scarlet, saffron and gold, the gardens of Japan also put on a spectacular show of autumnal colours.

Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy receives Certificate of Excellence

Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy receives Certificate of Excellence

Kenya’s Ol Pejeta wildlife conservancy in Laikipia has been rated the world’s best performing wildlife sanctuary by visitors from across the globe on TripAdvisor.

Germany's gardening extravaganza: Hamburg igs 2013

Germany's gardening extravaganza: Hamburg igs 2013

Chelsea may be done and dusted in its centenary year, but Hamburg's igs 2013 is only half way through its six-month run. On a 250-acre island site in the River Elbe, this international garden show opened in April, but does not close until October 13.

Walking with bears a necessity in Slovakia

Walking with bears a necessity in Slovakia

Walks Worldwide has the perfect trip for those with a passion for both trekking and wildlife; the new Walking with Bears trip to the High Tatras Mountains of Slovakia, departing 15 September 2013.

Wildlife breaks in the Outer Hebrides the 'Islands on the Edge'

Wildlife breaks in the Outer Hebrides the 'Islands on the Edge'

As the BBC natural history series, Hebrides, Islands on the Edge comes to an end this week, many viewers will have been inspired to put the Outer Hebrides on their must-visit list.

Whale watching in Colombia

Whale watching in Colombia

There are many places around the world to spot whales; but when it comes to the most spectacular setting (and where to get closest to them), Colombia is out on its own, and from now until October is the best time to see them.

Colorado's Garden of the Gods

Colorado's Garden of the Gods

Colorado's Garden of the Gods public park is officially the 3rd best park in the world and the second park in the USA according to international travel resource TripAdvisor which has released its Travellers Choice Attractions list.

Naturetrek announces four new tours for 2014

Naturetrek, UK wildlife tour operator, has added four new trips to its worldwide programme of expert-escorted holidays.

Lugenda Wilderness Camp - A birder's paradise

Lugenda Wilderness Camp - A birder's paradise

Lugenda Wilderness Camp, in the Niassa Reserve on the eastern bank of the Lugenda River in northern Mozambique, opened May 1st for the 2013 season.

Journey to Niagara: city strolls, wildlife walks and world famous trails

Journey to Niagara: city strolls, wildlife walks and world famous trails

Enjoy a combination of city and countryside walks and sightseeing - with scenic trails above, and a cruise below Niagara Falls, wildlife watching and vibrant French culture

Asilia Africa to open Olakira Lamai Camp, Serengeti

Asilia Africa to open Olakira Lamai Camp, Serengeti

Just as the annual wildebeest migration arrives in the North of the Serengeti this month, so Asilia Africa opens their newest camp, Olakira Lamai.

Whale watching in The Azores

The Azores are currently one of the world’s largest whale sanctuaries. More than 20 different types of cetaceans can be spotted in the Azores and it corresponds to a third of the total number of existing species.

Unique African eclipse in Uganda (plus a gorilla or two!)

Unique African eclipse in Uganda (plus a gorilla or two!)

Chameleon Worldwide has created the ultimate one-off itinerary to Uganda that will offer not one, but two unforgettable experiences – a rare hybrid solar eclipse on 3 November, followed by a trip to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to trek on foot in search of one of the planet’s rarest creatures, the magnificent Silverback Gorilla.

Best places to stay to support rhino conservation

Best places to stay to support rhino conservation

In the wake of the recent dramatic escalation of rhino poaching and Prince William's appeal for further efforts to help protect these endangered species, here are some of our recommended places to stay where you can help this worthwhile cause while on holiday.

Experience Nature on the Edge in the Outer Hebrides

As the BBC natural history series, Hebrides, Islands on the Edge airs over the coming weeks, many viewers will be inspired to put the Outer Hebrides on their must-visit list.