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January 2022

INTRODUCTION Located on the border between France and Italy, Mont Blanc (“White Mountain”) is the tallest mountain in the Alps and the highest mountain in Western Europe, with its peak reaching 4,807 metres (15,773 feet) into the sky. Being such a tall mountain on the border of rich, highly populated nations in an already highly visited mountain range in the world, Mont Blanc is a very popular destination for people seeking to take part in outdoor adventurous activities such as hiking, trail running and climbing, and winter sports such

The Lake District, Cumbria, is a place well known for its wondrous landscapes and rugged mountain fells so it is no surprise that the highest mountain in England would be located there. Scafell Pike, at a height of 978m (3209ft) is widely considered to be one of the most difficult climbs in all of the Lake District yet despite this reputation still remains a very popular mountain for people to visit. More than 250,000 people climb Scafell Pike each year, and as you can imagine, reaching the summit offers

INTRODUCTION Sitting in the North Atlantic Ocean just south of the North Pole’s ice caps, Greenland is the world’s largest island, covering 836,000 square miles (2,165,230 square kilometres) of land. The majority of this land is covered in ice for most of the year, with the exception of much of the coastline, which blossoms with colourful plant life for a few summer months. 88% of the people who live here are native Innuits, the descendants of North America’s first explorers hundreds of years ago, who mostly inhabit the more

Canada is well known for its beautiful scenes and landscapes, especially with its vast array of forests, mountains and lakes. Its full of perfect places to go hiking, with its many national parks and trails that can take you all across the country. With so much to offer it can be hard to find which hikes best suit you and which will give you the sights you have to see in Canada. That is why we bring you this list of the '10 Best Hiking Trails in Canada', showcasing

When someone says “New York”, the first image that might typically come to mind would be the highly populated city itself: a bustling concrete jungle home to millions, and a city that never sleeps. However, the state of New York itself is home to much more than large cities; tucked away in the north-east of the state, the Adirondack Mountain Range is perhaps the best place to hike in New York, and it’s really not too far from the Big Apple itself. Home to beautiful waterfalls, high peaks,

  32 year old Captain Harpreet Chandi (aka Polar Preet), an Indian- origin British Sikh Army officer and physiotherapist, created history on January 3 2022 by becoming the first woman of colour to complete a solo expedition across Antarctica. Chandi has now become the first person to reach the South Pole on foot in two years as well as the third fastest woman to trek across the continent. Her Trek To The South Pole On November 24 2021 she began her expedition after flying from Chile South America to Antarctica and

It’s winter! That either means people are ready to capitalise on the colder season and get even more snow than usual, or get away from it for a little and head to sunnier grounds. With that in mind, I figured I’d compile a winter adventures bucket list of highly attractive destinations across the world - sunny or snowy - that have appealed as hotspot tourist destinations come this time of year. From your neighbouring state to the more extreme parts of the world, and in no particular order, here’s

  Mount Olympus, located in north east Greece between the border of Thessaly and Macedonia, is the tallest mountain in Greece and the 2nd tallest in the Balkans. It has 52 separate peaks spread out across the mountain, which are snow-capped 8 months of the year and are hidden by the clouds the rest of the time. The highest and most difficult of these peaks, Mytikas, rises to 2917m /9570 ft. The mountain is also known to hold strong historical, cultural and natural significance to Greece.   Ancient Greek Mythology Most notably,

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