If you're going to Brazil, make sure to head to the south of the country, where you can see stunning canyons and beautiful waterfalls and experience the life of the local gauchos
by Philippa Lyon
For most of us, commuting by train is unpleasant. Not in the Brazilian state of Parana: the three-hour trip from Curitiba to Morretes just happens to snake through the breathtaking Atlantic rainforest
Just a two-hour drive from the non-stop party of Rio, 300 rocky islands form a haven for nature lovers. Ilha Grande, with its 100 beaches and languid rhythms, is the largest – and the most perfect
If you're searching for an island off the beaten tourist track, look no further than the UK's Bristol Channel. Here you will find Flat Holm, an undiscovered haven that's just waiting to be explored
An 80-hour round trip by rail, heading north through subarctic Canada, takes you to Churchill – "the polar bear capital of the world". The journey – not the destination – is the real adventure
by Nicola D
From swimming with whale sharks to hanging out with an ancient tortoise, there's a David Attenborough moment around every corner in the glorious Seychelles
This world-famous trio of beaches in Kerala, southern India, has working fishermen, a laid-back lifestyle and a varied selection of hotels from the basic to the super luxurious.
In case you hadn't heard, camping's cool again - and you don't have to go far to pitch your newly trendy tent, because some of Europe's finest campsites are in Scotland
Tanzania - This is about as untamed as it gets. It’s one of the remotest parts of Africa, hundreds of miles from the nearest village and in a reserve larger....
From sleeping in shotgun shacks virtually unchanged since cotton-pickin’ days to living with nature on the legendary Ol' Man River, Mississippi is a world away from America’s better-known states