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The Five Best Hikes in Hong Kong

You wouldn’t know it from your first glimpse at its famous glass and steel skyline, but nearly three-quarters of Hong Kong is undeveloped countryside – a patchwork of windswept ridgelines and overgrown valleys that covers the length and breadth of the territory. Many urbanites head to the hills to hike on the weekend to escape […]

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Hiking Vancouver Island’s North Coast Trail

The West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island has become world renowned for its spectacular scenery and ancient old-growth forests. Every year hundreds of hikers undertake the 75-kilometer stretch along the rugged coastline, which is one of Canada’s eco-tourism highlights. However, there is another hike that is equally (if not more) challenging, and often gets overshadowed. […]

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Conquering Banff’s Sulphur Mountain the Hard Way

Few visitors leave Banff, AB without visiting the top of Sulphur Mountain. The summit at just over 700 metres, affords sweeping views of the city of Banff, as well the majestic Banff Springs Hotel – one of the top hotels in Banff – and the surrounding mountains. Getting to the top of Sulphur Mountain requires […]

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Two Weeks in Chile

Chile is a narrow strip of land, stretching for thousands of kilometers, sandwiched between the Andes Mountain Range and the Pacific Ocean. From desert landscapes to glacial ice fields and a few modern metropolises thrown in for good measure, it’s a country that can genuinely claim to have something for everyone. We have prepared a […]

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Travel Guide to Vancouver Island and its Natural Attractions

Sitting snugly against the very western edge of Canada, Vancouver Island is vast, a sparsely populated wonder where the temperate rainforests of British Columbia meet the sea. This is a land of exploration and adventure, a place where a peaceful stroll through gardens in the morning leads to an adrenaline-boosting whale-watching excursion in the afternoon. […]

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Travel Guide to the Canadian Rockies and its Attractions

With peaks of 13,000 feet above sea level, the Canadian Rockies form one of the most dramatic and picturesque landscapes on the planet. Home to five national parks, four of which make up the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, the series of mountain ranges that form the Canadian Rockies are an ideal destination […]

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