Main content

Burnt out? Eight locations to help you get away from it all

Move to a lighthouse on a remote Australian island

Taking care of a remote lighthouse… totally alone

Jesse Siebler and Taylor Stevens tend to a lighthouse on the isolated Maatsuyker Island

Go surfing beneath the Northern Lights in Iceland

Catching waves under Iceland’s Northern Lights

Heidar Logi is one of a small group of surfers who braves the freezing waters of Iceland

Take care of a flock of sheep

The shepherdess who has 1,000 sheep and nine children

Amanda Owen's mother wanted her to be a model, but she preferred sheep, cows and children

Go on foot to discover nature's lost words

Collecting lost words from around the world

British writer Robert Macfarlane travels the world on foot to gather disappearing words

Lose yourself in an imaginary forest

Losing and finding yourself in a forest

Siouxzi Connor looks at the connection between identity and nature in her new book

Hunt out places that have been abandoned

Photographing the abandoned

Roman Robroek finds and photographs the abandoned and forgotten places of Europe.

Go cloud watching in Ireland

I run Ireland's cloud-spotting society

Cloud-lover Hans Wieland is always looking to the skies

Travel back in time to the Wales of the 1950s

Dylan Thomas's Wales

Vintage photos of some of the haunts enjoyed by the celebrated Welsh poet