A road marathon can be a tough challenge and a novel way to experience a city, but if you want to take on something truly epic, something that takes you out into the wilds, far beyond your perceived limits of existence, then try one of these 10 ultra running races instead.
Nearly three quarters of our planet is covered in water and mostly inhabitable. With limited ways to explore, however, it’s no surprise stand up paddling has become a fun and popular pastime. Here are our favorite places to go stand up paddle boarding.
Accommodation can often be the most expensive part of a holiday, so savvy travellers are always on the hunt for cost-effective solutions. Home swapping is one such approach, and while it’s a decades-old practice, it’s becoming increasingly popular as we seek out opportunities to live like a local and avail of the home comforts you miss out on in a hotel room — and at a fraction of the price of one, too.