Namib Desert, Namibia

Stretching for 2,000 kilometres, Namib means “vast place,” a name that perfectly fits the sprawling landscapes in this barren destination.

Explore some of the most dramatic scenery in southern Africa or visit our Namibia page for more.

Dolomites, Italy

With razor-sharp vertical peaks; glistening glacial lakes and mountain-framed alpine meadows, the Dolomites has some of the finest dramatic scenery in the Alps.

Explore our top picks in this Italian wonderland or visit our Alps page for more.

Highlands, Iceland

Discover bubbling mud pots erupting, rivers coursing through colourful mountains and huge glaciers in some of the most dramatic scenery on the planet.

Explore our favourite aspects of the highlands or visit our Iceland page for all our articles.

Drakensberg, South Africa

With towering waterfalls, iconic cliff faces and lush green valleys the Drakensberg in South Africa is an impressive landscape.

Discover this dramatic region or read our guide to the best places to visit in South Africa.

Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Embrace the desolate wilderness of golden rock cut by deep ravines and dramatic valleys in this beautiful part of Morocco.

Explore the beauty of the Atlas Mountains or visit our Morocco page for more.


Conquer some dramatic mountain scrambles and hike through scenic coastal paths in some of our favourite areas in the UK.

Explore the rugged realm or visit our Britain page for more.