Tag Archives: Camping holidays

10 of the best off-grid escapades in Europe: readers’ gratuities

From islands in Sweden to peaks in Georgia, readers reveal their favourite unspoilt corners Winning tip: Roaming Romania The Fagaras are Romania’s highest mountains and we spent a got a couple of epoches hiking them from our basi in the beautiful township of Victoria; the open-air marketplace had everything we needed for the day, and … Read More

10 epic long-distance moves around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some “of the worlds” most spectacular landscapes. Theyre not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will desire the challenges posed by each Makalu Base Camp, Nepal The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world passes from dense rain forests over … Read More

Sweden’s High Coast: an uplifting suffer

Since the ice age, a chain of islands in north Sweden has been emerging from the sea, generate a beautiful, if strange, wilderness for baby-walkers, campers and kayakers From the sea shore, the path had been rising steadily up the hillside, twisting and changing through dense wood, when unexpectedly it opened up on to a … Read More

Mountain biking in Scotland: it’s going to be a bumpy go …

How do you get two teens into mountain biking? At the award-winning Comrie Croft near Perth, Kevin Rushby replaces well, with one of them On the first night, sitting around the campfire, I start to get an idea why Comrie Croft mountain biking centre is a success. The clue is in the remote flash of … Read More

10 of Canada’s excellent lesser-known national parks

To mark its 150 th anniversary, Canada is offering free entry to its impressive national parks. But which to pick? We select 10 lesser-known wildernesses Canada has immense swathes of unspoiled sort, from coasts to mountains to tundra and solidify Arctic deserts. While some of these spectacular landscapes are in famous national parks, such as … Read More