Many of us dream of taking a year off to travel in exotic locales and live the life of a vagabond, and Jonathon Engels gives tips on how to do just that by volunteering at hostels all around Guatemala.
The world’s best road trips and railway journeys always get a mention, but there is not so much press about the world's greatest boat rides, says Louise Hanzlik. Take to the water with some of these amazing trips travelling on rivers, seas and canals; they are sure to float your boat.
From ambling the length of the Thames to clambering to the heights of Table Mountain, or trekking from coast to coast in an afternoon, these 10 cities offer incredible walking routes that marry urban backdrops with stunning natural scenery.
With almost 3000 miles of coastline, desert terrain in the north, lakes, volcanoes, and vineyards in the center, an ultra-modern capital of Santiago, and windswept crags along its southern shores, Chile is the perfect getaway for the most discerning adventurer. Sometimes, however, the greatest thrills of exploration, according to Vickie Lillo, fellow traveler and married to a Chilean National, are completely off the grid.