The UK hosts a variety of enchanting scenic regions such as the mountainous Snowdonia National Park, the Lake District, as well as the broad and striking Scottish Highlands.
Well-known for its diverse range of landscapes, Norway has a massive coastline, deep fjords and epic mountain regions. Tpp spots include the famous Geiranger fjord the bustling coastal city of Bergen.
Italy is draped in pure, awe-striking natural scenery, including Como, Lake Garda and the Dolomites, all of which make for amazing day, weekend or week-long trips.
Spain and the Balearic Islands dish up unrivalled Mediterranean year-round climate, stunning mountain scenery and beautiful sun-kissed beaches.
Canada boasts possibly the most impressive mountain scenery in the world, including the ever-popular Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in the gorgeous Banff National Park.
Switzerland is often awarded the title as the skiing and walking capital of Europe, and is home to awesome mountain scenery and pristine alpine lakes.
Canada boasts possibly the most spectacular and impressive mountain scenery in the world. The Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks are stuffed to the brim with gorgeous alpine forests, towering mountain ranges and pristine glacial lakes, including the ever-popular Lake Louise, Moraine Lake, Peyto Lake and more.
There was one proviso with my summer trip to the Banff National Park in Canada: go and see Moraine Lake. It was that simple - jump in the hire car, park up, and look at it. Yet the idea seemed distant and other-worldly, because Moraine Lake, with no exception, is the landscape of my dreams.
When it comes to day trips in the Banff National Park, few activities in any given brochure could top some quality time with Lake Louise. As the long-serving poster child for the Canadian Rockies, hopes were high as I spent a day exploring one of the greatest bucket-list items in the world.
Nothing quite prepares anybody for the sheer magnificence tucked away in the Canadian west. The Banff and Yoho National Parks, cornerstones of the Rockies, encapsulate everything we could ever want from natural scenery, and here I detail my favourite views in this dream destination.