Highland way: a walk on Scotland’s Ardnish peninsula

This rugged, now uninhabited landscape of remote lochs and ancient woodland has an austere beauty and reminders of Bonnie Prince Charlie, crofters and Vikings

The flies that bind: overindulging on the Bellarine peninsula, Victoria

The Bellarine Taste Trail maps out the many ways in which to eat and drink your way across the peninsula

Great Brittany: discovering the Crozon peninsula

If you’re going to Brittany – keep driving west. You’ll find huge uncrowded beaches, plenty of delicious seafood and some fairly dodgy festivals

Move over Suez, hello Stad – Norway to build world’s first tunnel for ships

Ambitious project will create 1,700-metre long passageway underneath rocky peninsula for cruise and freight ships by 2023

Kyushu island, Japan: shrines and shugendo on the Kunisaki peninsula

A walking holiday on the Japanese island takes in rice-covered valleys, forests of cedar and bamboo, and the spirit of shugendo – though fortunately not its testing rituals

Beara of glad tidings: south-west Ireland’s other great peninsula

The Beara peninsula is less popular than nearby honeypots such as the Ring of Kerry – and is all the better for it.