Morocco is a country of rugged peaks and endless trails. The highest peaks in this North African state, which is dominated by the Rif mountain range in the north and the Sahara Desert in the south, promise some of the world’s most spectacular views, making the hard work to get there more than worth it. Here are Morocco’s 7 highest peaks that are just waiting to be conquered…
Planning for a trek in Nepal shouldn’t be taken lightly. To ensure you have a successful trek in the Nepali Himalaya, keep these tips in mind.
Guidebooks and blogs are full of useful information, but nothing beats the first-hand advice of...
The Via Dinarica is a mega-hiking trail, which extends from Slovenia to Albania and reveals the stunning wilderness and rich culture of the Dinaric Alps, an area that is still relatively undiscovered by hikers all around the world.
There are many famous hiking trails in Spain, most notably the Camino de Santiago. However, if you are looking for the most satisfying trails in Spain, keep reading for the top 6 relatively easy hiking trails to get you started on your next trip to Spain.
Australia, the island continent, offers a huge range of diverse environments and climates, thanks to its enormous size and geological variety. This makes it the perfect playground for hiking, known as bushwalking, to Australians.
The varied terrain across France means you can enjoy a lot of different mountain biking experiences. Its rolling hills and towering peaks are magnets for mountain bikers of all kinds. From gentle rides through the countryside, to multi-day bike packing adventures, France has something for you.
Tuscany has a far more varied topography than many people give it credit for. There are some serious mountains in the north, the famous rolling hills in the centre and flat coastal plains to the east.
The Solukhumbu District of eastern Nepal is where Mount Everest sits – or, half of it, as the mountain is actually right on the border between Nepal and Tibet. It’s comprised of two regions: Solu, at lower altitudes, and Khumbu, at higher altitudes. The Khumbu Valley is where many of the popular treks in the region pass through. Solukhumbu is also home to the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
One of the largest Eastern European countries, Romania has various landscapes and a diverse terrain. Throughout the country, the scenery ranges from vast plains with crops to orchards and vineyards covering undulating hills and lofty peaks in the high mountains.
From the white-sand beaches of the north to the dramatic mountains of the south, and the spectacular fjords in between, there’s something to suit hikers of all abilities and tastes.
A Dolomites hiking adventure isn’t just about the trails, though they are certainly world class. It also brings you into contact with the intriguing heritage of the region, which sits at the crossroads of Italian, Austrian and Ladin cultures.
Lake Como stretches nearly 50 kilometres from north to south, contained by 200 kilometres of...
As well as lakeside pursuits and watersports, Lake Garda is a truly excellent destination for outdoor adventures. The shoreline of Italy’s largest lake tops 150 kilometres, and the surrounding landscape offers hundreds of kilometres of walking trails from easy rambles to demanding multi-day hut to hut itineraries.
The thrills and joys Bosnia offers in the realm of road cycling are second to those of mountain biking, but this does not mean some great road cycling can’t be experienced in Bosnia. Being wise about your choice or road and time of riding are the main factors towards making road cycling in Bosnia and Herzegovina enjoyable and experiencing its beauty on two wheels.
Located in south-eastern Europe, Romania has a wide range of landscapes and terrain to discover, from gothic castles to sweeping alpine grasslands.
Having the majority of its territory covered in mountains, Bosnia and Herzegovina has great mountain biking potential. The mountains are filled with trails of all kinds, suited to every skill level, with access to starting points being easy in the majority of cases. The cycling season in Bosnia starts from Spring (usually from mid or late April, depending on weather) and usually lasts until the middle of Autumn.
While it may belong on the list of small European countries, Bosnia and Herzegovina’s mainly mountainous and rugged terrain makes it a truly attractive hiking destination. The fact that the now famous, and highly recommended, Via Dinarica passes right through Bosnia and Herzegovina, with Maglić and Prenj as some of its main highlights, says a lot about Bosnia’s hiking potential.
Nestled among soul-stirring mountains, picturesque lakes, and golden beaches, Bulgaria is a melting pot of natural wonders.
The Balkan country, located in Southeastern Europe’s geographical area, is a key land between the Old Continent and the Middle East.
With its unique mix of mirror-flat fjords, rugged coastline and wildly beautiful islands, Norway is the ideal place to explore by kayak. Nothing beats the feeling of quietly paddling through a pool of deep blue, flanked by towering cliffs, or gliding past icebergs and glaciers in the remote Arctic Circle.
Italy is a hiker’s paradise. Trails crisscross the country getting you right into the heart of all that incredible scenery, history and gastronomy. Whether you’re looking for tough multi-day treks along mountain ridges or gentler hikes meandering between pretty villages, Italy can oblige.
Although Nepal may look small on the map, it’s a very geographically and culturally diverse country that varies enormously from west to east, north to south.
So you think you might want to go trekking in Nepal? Good choice. Whether you’re an experienced high-altitude trekker or not, there are fun and challenging options throughout the country, with some of the best mountain views in the world.
The Annapurna region is the second-most popular trekking region in Nepal. It lies to the north of...
At Much Better Adventures, we believe that everyone should have at least one skiing holiday in their lifetime. But if you’re planning your first ski holiday, where do you start? If you haven’t already guessed, we’ve been on our fair share of skiing trips, so here are a few tips to help any first-timers begin the planning process.