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5 Unmissable places to cycle in the Balkans

Snow capped mountains in Durmitor National Park

Still relatively free from mass tourism, the Balkans not only offer a rich cultural experience, but they also boast mile upon mile of unspoiled cycle trails, from undulating routes in immense national parks to weaving lakeside roads. There’s also plenty to see off the bike as well, including sleepy villages punctuated by Byzantine churches, Ottoman streets, and adorned mosques. Take a look at some of our favourite places in the Balkans to explore by bike in 2022.

7 incredible destinations in the Americas you should visit this year

Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia

The variety of trips across North, South, and Central America is impressively diverse. Opportunities to take challenging hikes, whether through the Rockies or along the Inca Trail, are abundant. For keen birders, the spotting opportunities in Costa Rica and Ecuador are arguably unrivalled. Or, if meeting the people and becoming immersed in culture and communities is your idea of a country well-discovered, then hearing first-hand narratives from locals across Cuba will reveal more about this nation than a guidebook ever could.

4 Must-do Trips in Costa Rica

Toucan Costa Rica

From the endemic wildlife to the rich scenery that lies beneath a canopy of cloud forests and smoking volcanoes, Costa Rica is a kaleidoscope of untamed beauty. The diverse landscape provides a vast playground for hikers, bikers and nature lovers wanting to discover its unique charms.

The 5 Best Peaks and Summits to Hike in 2022

The 7 Best Peaks and Summits to Hike in 2021

It comes as no surprise that all of us want to alleviate those itchy feet with a hike of a lifetime. 2022 is the year to set new goals and challenges that will push your boundaries and encourage you to achieve your personal best. Well, we have just the trips that will test your mettle and push you to your limits. Release your inner adventurer as you embark on one of these summit hikes that reward your efforts on steep inclines and demanding ascents with the most awe-inspiring views in the world.

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