Walking is more than just a way of getting exercise. It’s a means of slowing down, admiring the scenery, getting close to wildlife and meeting the locals. You can connect with the world in a way you can't in a car, reaching hidden spots that modern transportation could never take you to.
Whether you want a short stroll around a city or a heart-pumping trek through the wildest landscapes on earth, we've got you covered.
Read on for the Wanderlust guide to the world's best walks...AND download your FREE guide here.
— Lyn Hughes, Wanderlust founder and editor-in-chief
— Emma Gregg, Travel writer
— Kate Humble, author and presenter
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