‘World’s finest walk’: New Zealand’s Milford Track being spoiled by tourist hordes

Epic trail in the wild south was once a path to inner peace but popularity has trampled its tranquillity

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

Martin Luther King anniversary: the US Civil Rights Trail

Half a century on from the assassination of Martin Luther King, novelist Dolen Perkins-Valdez takes a moving trip on the newly opened trail, from the great man’s birthplace to the site of his death in Memphis

Spirited away: on the bourbon trail in Kentucky

In cities from Lexington to Louisville, previously abandoned distilleries are getting a fresh taste of success in the birthplace of bourbon

Five of the best distilleries on the American Whiskey Trail

As sales of Kentucky bourbon and Tennessee whiskey have rocketed, so has interest in the terroir of the region, and distilleries – Jack Daniel’s and Wild Turkey included – have opened for tours

Hiking Nepal’s forgotten trail

A walking trail created to increase tourism in a rarely visited part of Nepal was in its infancy when the massive earthquake struck two years ago today. It remains open but the brave communities en route are desperate for more visitors and investment

Tarka at 90: hot on the otter trail in Devon

Kari Herbert follows in the footsteps of Henry Williamson, 90 years after he published Tarka the Otter. No otters put in an appearance, but the pristine woods and riverbanks are reward enough