A First Timer’s Guide to Kyrgyzstan

Looking for a unique destination that remains largely undiscovered by backpackers? Look no further than Kyrgyzstan. Today, this Central Asian country piques the interest of only the most intrepid travellers (many on bicycles) – who come to explore the mountains, the lakes and the canyons and meet some of the world’s friendliest people along the way.

The best day hikes in Slovenia

Slovenia is heaven for outdoor lovers. There’s dozens of trails ranging from short, easy tracks to peaks more than 2,000 metres above sea level that will leave your legs begging for mercy.