February 9, 2019Cycling with Shanghai commuters. Hiking with locals through the Algerian desert. More and more travellers, bored by busy tourist sights and places they know from television, are venturing off the beaten track to seek out genuine experiences with locals.
December 17, 2018The new hiking trend is popular because it offers a “harmless way to approach other people”, says psychologist Werner Gross.
“When hiking, playing games or doing sport, people get to know each other in a way that doesn’t force any obligations.” And people bond through a shared activity.
May 11, 2018One mother choreographed the love of classical Indian dancing in her three children. Another saw her son blossom into a florist like her. A third took her daughter up a hill and together they came down a mountain.
April 24, 2018The Grande Randonnee 34 hiking trail in Brittany, northwest France, runs for some 1,800km, crisscrossing the coastline from the legendary Mont Saint-Michel monastery to the Saint-Nazaire Bridge.