Exploring Europe in Autumn: 5 of the Best French Hikes


Autumn is a great season for exploring hidden treasures in Europe. The weather is mild yet still warm enough to enjoy, and as autumn is a transitional season, the vibrant changing colours are a great compliment to the surrounding scenery. In this post we will explore some of the best autumn hikes in France that […]


Walking the shores & mountainsides of Lake Como


On my recent research trip to Italy I found myself on the enchanting shores of Lake Como. Often overshadowed by its status as a chic celebrity hangout (being the favoured getaway of George Clooney, et al), Como still manages to capture a feeling of nostalgic elegance. But I wasn’t there for the fine dining, to sip […]


Walking holidays in the Canary Islands Spain: why it is the best winter choice


In this article, I’ll get to the point and tell you in a few words why you should choose the Canary Islands in Spain, as the best destination in Europe for walking holidays and tours in winter. After you get to the end of my article I will give you the secrets of all the […]


A Walker’s Guide to Footwear



Walking Boots Good quality walking boots are absolutely essential for every walker. The rough terrain out in the hills is a minefield for ankle and knee injuries, which can be caused by twisting or rolling the ankle or knee. Another important reason to wear walking boots, and one that many people forget, is that the […]