Stories: Nature

Arrivals & Departures: Aquatic secrets: Scotland's best snorkelling spots

Angie Tomlinson

Ahhh, Scotland. Country of castles, lochs, bagpipes and snorkelling. Hang on, what?

Arrivals & Departures: See Switzerland through the eyes of locals

Gemma Nisbet

Want to meet an absinthe distiller or dog sled through the snow? How about tracking wild marmots, following in the footsteps of Europe's last witch or maybe riding a cow? 

Our World: The Bregenzerwald valley: Europe's secret foodie heaven

Stephen Scourfield

A sense of history, an appreciation for craftsmanship and some brilliant food all come together in this tranquil pocket of western Austria.

Travel Story: Heading to Canada? Here's where to stay

Suzanne Morphet

From historic luxury stays to quirky camping with a difference, Canada has accommodation options to suit a variety of travel styles and budgets.

Travel Story: Visit Canada's best national parks — for free

Suzanne Morphet

In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, Parks Canada is giving visitors free access to 148 national parks, marine conservation areas and historic sites across the country.

Travel Story: Horizontal Falls: A Kimberley icon by seaplane

Stephen Scourfield

Horizontal Falls are a must-do experience in Western Australia's North West. And now it's possible to travel to this remote spot as an extraordinary day trip.

Our World: Seven Canadian icons not to miss on your next trip

Suzanne Morphet

Whether you’ve visited often — or never — you probably know some of Canada’s symbols ... the official and the ordinary things associated with the country that Canadians themselves often call the Great White North. But do you know where to find them when you visit?

Arrivals & Departures: Learn to dive at Bali's first glamping and scuba resort

Gemma Nisbet

North-west Bali is known for its natural beauty and its world-class diving, and the two are combined at the area's new glamping resort.

Arrivals & Departures: Ride WA's Munda Biddi Trail, hassle free

Gemma Nisbet

It's one of the world's great cycle touring trails — and a new small-group tour offers the chance to give some of it a go without having to camp and carry all your gear. 

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