With amazing mountains and mighty rivers, Central Europe is a top destination for hikers.
In Hungary, check out the National Blue Trail. This 1,128-kilometer route winds across the country taking in castles and forts, World Heritage sites and extinct volcanoes. You can also see the Danube Bend, a scenic spot near the city of Visegrád.
One of the best hiking areas in Austria is the lake district, and the town of Halstatt is a great jumping-off point. Head down here in summer and you will be able to explore charming villages, hills and lakes to your heart’s content.
In the Czech Republic, travel to the Moravian Karst for great hiking and a visit to the 30-kilometer underground Punkva river. It’s the largest area of limestone karst rock formations in Central Europe, and well worth the trip.
Austria is perhaps the most famous hiking nation in Central Europe thanks to the Alps mountain range, but there are great hiking options elsewhere too. Whether you want to see lakes, mighty rivers or mountain ranges, there is incredible scenery everywhere you look.
Pack your hiking gear and you can explore Central Europe by train, stopping off for some great hikes along the way.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
As solo travel becomes more and more popular, introverts may wonder if the seemingly courageous act is one they would enjoy. The truth is introverts aren’t necessarily shy or anti-social, but they gain energy from their alone time and often need quiet in order to recharge. So long as there are opportunities for such solo moments, a solo trip can be an introvert’s dream vacation. Here are a few ways to make the most of a solo trip as an introvert.