7 of the most eco-friendly retreats

We’ve scoured the globe to find some of the most alluring eco-friendly properties; the hidden hotspots where you can rest your head safe in the knowledge that you’re treading lightly on foreign terrain, whether luxury or totally back to basics. From thatched tree houses in Nicaragua to a locally owned eco-lodge in the Solomons, here’s our top seven.

11 Incredible Glamping Experiences

There’s nothing like stretching out beneath canvas to evoke a sense of being close to nature. Here are 11 of our favourite glamping destinations
that let you do just that while never forgoing creature comforts.

Five seriously creepy haunted hot spots

Ever held hands with a person who wasn’t there, seen a ghostly apparition lurking on the staircase or shared your bed with a spine-chilling spook? The world is full of ghosts, ghouls and unexplained phenomena. Here’s our pick of the world’s most haunted places.

The festival banishing Nepal’s demons

Held each year, the Tiji Festival takes over the ancient fortress city of Lo Manthang, Nepal. In a mass of music, colour, masks and dance, the event commemorates the defeat of the demons responsible for suffering, and aims to bring peace and protection to the world.

Shots by David Ducoin, LightMediation

Four wild après ski options

Hitting the slopes may be well and good, but we all know the best part of the day takes place when you unclip your equipment. Take to the powder, work up a thirst and then head to a bar for a cracking party. Here’s our pick for some of the best après going around.

Beauty of the Balkans

While the stocks of countries like Croatia are on the rise, there are other places on this European peninsula still far from most tourists’ paths. Photographer and Olympus Visionary Chris Eyre-Walker explores Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Many Faces of Nicaragua

This country has it all – a dramatic landscape encompassing beaches, volcanoes and lakes, a rich history and some of Central America’s best eco-friendly adventures. Photographer and Olympus Visionary Chris Eyre-Walker takes a tour.