13 Rewards For The Outdoorsy

25 July 2015

Hey outdoorsy travellers, we get why you do what you do. The fresh air, the good-kind-of-sore muscles, the jaw-dropping, breathtaking, outta-this-world views.

Of course you do it for yourself, but thanks to smartphones and the Internet, you now have a way to prove that you did jump off that Mediterranean cliff.

For those chained to your desks this week, check out these 13 ideas for making the most of the gorgeous landscapes around the world. Who knows? Maybe you'll lace up those hiking boots during your next overseas holiday and hit the trails running.


1. The Wave, Arizona


 Painting in the wild makes for the best kind of art. Photo: @lindsinger

2. Isle of Skye, Scotland


 Point and click toward The Old Man of Storr. Photo: @mafyno

3. Les Calanques in Cassis, France


 Make a grand entrance into the Meditteranean. Photo: @jessonthames

4. Potomac River, Washington DC


 Paddle your way to The White House (as seen from the footbridge to Theodore Roosevelt Island). Photo: @hongle

5. Sedona, Arizona


 Where the rocks and the soil are as red as a Martian landscape. Photo: @aphototraveler

6. Hohenschwangau, Germany


 Trek off course for a spectacular view of Neuschwanstein Castle. Photo: @theaggiediaries

7. Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado


 Meet bull elk at 3,350 metres along Trail Ridge Road. Photo: @hannahonearth

8. La Jolla, California


 Put on your flippers and meet pals in the middle of the ocean. Photo: @beyondordinaryguides

9. Port Aransas, Texas


 Go where Spanish moss meets Texas surf. Photo: @jennysathngam

10. Reykjadalur, Iceland


 Heal sore muscles with a dip in a natural hot spring. Photo: @aktto

11. Tempelhofer Feld, Germany


 When there's no water in sight, kiteboard in an old airfield. Photo: @nomadic_by_choice

12. Bavella, Croatia


 Soar into the mountains to see the amazing Aiguilles de Bavella (Needles of Bavella). Photo: @youshouldgohere

13. Bay Area, California


 Kite at sunset. Photo: @jessdoesfun

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