EUROPE: Adrift On The Continent In The Azores. The Azores Islands rise from the ocean like a mid-Atlantic lost world millions of years in the making. Lush and mountainous, breezy and temperate with dramatic cliffs and coastline, today they’re a sun-seeking hikers haven. By Ryan Murdock
Himalayan Trekking Diaries: How I Hiked The Annapurna. On the almost-roof of the planet in Nepal is one of the world’s most challenging treks. Against her father’s best advice a young traveller sets out with her hopes high, only to come face to face with her own ambition. By Jade Nicholson
The USA: 12,000 Miles Of Canine Therapy. Whenever life gets routine, Christine Rucker hits the highway with her husband for a jolt of adventure. But on an epic trip to Alaska it was bonding with her dog Bailey that offered the most surprises. By Christine Rucker
Excerpt: BEHIND PUTIN’s CURTAIN: Friendships And Misadventures Inside Russia: In his new book, Stephan Orth – traveller, award winning author, couchsurfer extraordinaire – explores the enigma that is Russia, looking for the stories and the people beyond the headlines.
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+ Excess Baggage: How travel taught Simon Vaughan to love the loneliness of night.