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In pictures: Halloween around the world

Happy Halloween to all! We’re celebrating our first anniversary this weekend – yep, a whole year since starting GlobalGrasshopper, and what better way to celebrate than with a collection of ghoulish pictures! Thanks to every single one of our followers, commenters, blogroll lovers and travel friends. Here’s to many more years of stories, experiences, photos and travel related fun…

5 of the most beautiful treks in the world

Trekking is one of travel’s great experiences, an opportunity to explore beautiful landscapes at their unfettered best. Glacial landscapes, rewarding peaks and remote communities are the rewards for those willing to put up with the worst nature and their walking boots can throw at them. So for those of us itching to explore, here is my choice of the best treks in the world…

10 of the most beautiful places to visit in the UK

A country of great diversity, the UK is home to some of the most interesting and beautiful landscapes in the world. Whether you are looking for romantic parks, wild and rugged wildernesses or an idyllic peaceful backwater, Great Britain seems to have it all. So If you are a native or just planning a trip, here are ten of the most beautiful places in the UK that you should really try to visit…