Sri Lanka: Glamping with elephants video

For one time use only with Brook Sabin's column. Do not reuse. FFX-travel

10:07 AM  We were both woken abruptly by a thud on the canvas. Leopard? Elephant? I scrambled for our tent's window.

Top 5 urban experiences

People enjoy a steam in a Russian banya.

 These adventures only take a few hours but they will linger long in the memory.

Riding into a new era video

It's wild country where Horses at Pukatea Hill is run.

This is not a horse trek - "it's a journey, it's an adventure, it's an experience".

Why you need to trek the Himalayas gallery video

A view of the Himalayas from Poon Hill.

There is no feeling quite like standing at the foot of the world's tallest mountain range – above the clouds, above the stress of modern life.

Journey to Earth's hottest spots

A tourist walks along sulphur and mineral salt formations created by the upwelling springs of Dallol volcano.

This punishingly hot lowland is home to immense salt flats. colourful sulfur pools and the "smoking mountain".

Ad Feedback
Ad Feedback
special offers
Ad Feedback