Provence, in France, is famous for its rolling hills, purple lavender fields, and enchanting hilltop villages. But there’s a lesser-known area of Provence which is beautiful: the Ochre Trail in Roussillon. You’ll get to walk in canyons streaked in yellow, orange, red, and brown, reminding of Colorado. When I first saw pictures of the Ochre …
Have you ever dreamed of trying tandem paragliding but felt intimidated? Read about my exhilarating paragliding experience, what to expect, and why you should try a tandem flight once in your life. It all started a few years ago. I was spending some time in Switzerland, enjoying the mountains and the beautiful hikes in the …
From the sea to the Apennines, amid an ever-changing scenery that gets increasingly beautiful. That is the Cammino di San Francesco from Rimini to La Verna, the new addition to the St Francis Way. An exhilarating long-distance hike. Over the last few years, I’ve grown increasingly fond of slow travel, places off the beaten track, …
A day hike may seem nothing to think much about, especially if it’s an easy one, but you always have to be prepared. Here’s my day hike packing list, with 11 essential hiking gear.
The ultimate guide to hiking the Causeway Coast Way, one of the most scenic coastal walks in Europe. Including the Giant’s Causeway, a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Are you looking for Christmas presents Ideas to make a passionate hiker happy? Look at my list of carefully picked cool gifts for hikers and outdoors lovers.
There are so many beautiful places to spend holidays in the Dolomites that choosing an area is a challenge. I’ve been to the Dolomites on several occasions, trying every time to discover new spots, and there are still many areas that I haven’t explored yet.
Combining the passion for mountains and walking with love for modern architecture may sound odd, even a contradiction, but that’s what you’ll experience hiking Vorarlberg, following the Architecture Path, in northwestern Austria.
This four days hike in the Bregenzerwald between mountains, green pastures, lovely villages, beautiful old houses and superb modern alpine architecture is unique. Neighboring Switzerland, Germany and the Lichtenstein Principality, the Bregenzerwald (meaning the Forest of Bregenz) is an area where old traditions blend with creativity and long-standing craftsmanship. The result is a region like no other, where there’s something for everyone.
It’s hard to imagine anything more charming than small alpine lakes, with their pristine water whose colors range from dark blue to emerald green or turquoise.
Whenever I go hiking in Switzerland, and I do all I can to make that happen as often as possible, I’m always on the look for some new mountain lake, and I don’t mind taking a longer route to discover another lovely spot.