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Whether you stay in a lodge or cruise the Amazon's tributaries on a boat, the wildlife-packed rainforest is unforgettable.
One of the most alluring destinations in the Far East, the island of Borneo offers an unparalleled diversity of activities and cultures, and is a destination in its own right, even when not combined with mainland Malaysia.
As home to some 480 gorillas (more than half of the world’s entire gorilla population), the Virunga Mountains play host to one of the most special safari experiences on the planet.
Pristine diving + snorkelling elephants + indigenous tribes = one of the world's most original destinations.
Bali and Lombok nab most of the tourist trade in Indonesia, but as more and more travellers appreciate this truly beautiful destination, they are exploring further afield. Java was the first wider foray and now, hard on Javanese heels, come the twin island gems of Flores and Komodo.
Bale Mountains Nation Park (Bale is pronounced ‘bali’) is often over-looked in favour of the Simien Mountains in the north, but a new lodge means this beautiful region – home to 60% of the world’s rarest carnivore, the Ethiopian wolf - is now firmly on the map.
Botswana's Kalahari is a semi-arid desert and the most species rich in the world.
Southern Argentina’s Los Glaciares National Park stretches parallel to the Andes for over 120 miles, its most famous members being the Perito Moreno, Upsala and Onelli.
Papua New Guinea is pretty much as close as you can get to frontier travel in this day and age.
Think walking safari, think Zambia, or more specifically South Luangwa - still undoubtedly the best place to go for the most authentic and memorable experience.
Not recommended for anyone with vertigo, the Via Ferrata in the Dolomites, consisting of iron wrung ladders, footpaths and rope bridges, are an exhilarating series of routes that allow non-mountaineers to experience the higher peaks and most dramatic scenery of this most beautiful of mountain ranges.