Country Trips

A cup of tea, a good book, a picture-book cottage window rimmed with flowers, and the promise of a nice long walk—what’s not to like about country vacations? Sure, the theme parks, the cruise ships, the high-paced cities, the rugged adventures are all fun, but are they really that relaxing? Sometimes, even the most adventurous travelers need a rest, and nothing fits the bill like country holiday breaks. Living + Nomads’s editors and contributors have searched the world for the best rural retreats so vacationers can have the relaxing countryside refuge of their dreams.

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Unless you’re an astronaut (if you are – can we be friends?), most of us will never walk on the moon. But on the...

9 reasons why you should visit Laos at least once a...

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Travellers are always banging on about Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia – but little ol’ Laos often goes overlooked. We here at Intrepid think that’s...

Italy itinerary 8 days: Venice to Rome — How to spend...

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When you think of Italy, three things probably come to mind: pizza, pasta, and photogenic ancient ruins. After spending eight days in Italy on...

7 Egypt travel facts that I’ve learned

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When our felucca with its flapping sails and smiling Nubian crew pulled up at the dock of our Aswan hotel, we knew it was...

8 recommended onsen (hot springs) you should visit when traveling in...

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One of the most exciting attractions of Oita Prefecture, the Hells of Beppu (Jigoku Meguri) attract visitors from all over Japan. But beware, these...

10 reasons why you should visit Slovenia

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It took two trains, a bus, and 13 hours for us to get from Vienna to Ljubljana, Slovenia. We could have done it faster,...

Pilgrimage to Adam’s Peak — View sacred Adam’s Peak footprint of...

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A long line of torches is lightening has lit the long path of 5200 stairs from the mountain foot to its peak. Clear voices...

My trip to Nepal blog — A journey to the sacred...

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From Indian, we travel to Kathmandu – the capital city of Nepal to discover the sacred and mysterious land in the Himalayas. As I...

Norway trip — Experience white nights Scandinavia in summer days

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During 12 days through the “Norwegian forest” with lush needle trees growing high up in the sky like enormous arrows of titans, we immerse...

Bajau laut — Explore the life of the last sea nomads

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I am a photographer. For many years, I have traveled around the world and witnessed the existence of the "forgotten ones": those peoples who,...