Composed of 13 townships scattered along the Alban Hills to the southeast of Rome, the Castelli Romani have played many roles throughout the centuries.
“Unspoiled” is not the first word that one might associate Italy with, but it’s one that perfectly describes the country’s hinterland of Umbria.
No fewer than 332 islands make up the Fijian archipelago. But once you meet the exotic beauty named Laucala, you may not want to venture further.
The Solar Impulse 2 made headlines as the first solo-piloted plane to fly around the world without using a single drop of fuel, but the ultimate goal is to encourage the everyman to embrace energy efficiency.
Just a quick jaunt from the Canadian border, the Pacific Northwestern city of Seattle, Washington, is well-situated for weekend visits and offers plenty for curious travellers to explore.
The natural world seems larger than life in Washington State, where towering conifers drip with lush green mosses and volcanoes sit quietly.
To reach semi-remote Mendocino, you head north from San Francisco for three and a half hours, driving on a highway that eventually shrinks to a two-lane road. The drive feels very much like rewinding to a different time; the destination does too.
The Garden of Ninfa is, in a word, elusive. Tucked away at the foot of the Lepini hills to the south of Rome, the garden opens to outsiders on a handful of days each year, and even then, only under the watchful eye of a guide.
Travel company Adventure Canada has tapped into the sweet spot between luxury cruising and adventure tourism with their 13-day Heart of the Arctic expedition.