Hiking the Highlands

The Scottish highlands offers some of the best adventures for lovers of the outdoors. From the contrasted Cairngorms National Park in the east to the bleak beauty of Isle of Skye in the west, the National Parks of Scotland is pure nature. And just now, in the glorious autumn, when the sun pierces the golden…

Top3 Natural Wonders of Puglia

A pristine, white grotto where stalactites point at you like ivory daggers. A canyon just as Grand as those abroad and a haven for wildlife as well as hikers. Gnarled trees, that have seen many centuries go by and yet still bear fruit every year. Those are some of the amazing natural wonders of Puglia.…

Mont Ventoux – Conquering the Bald Mountain

Immortalised through decades of Tour de France and forming a conspicuous part of the Provençal landscape, Mont Ventoux is more than a mountain. It’s been nicknamed “Beast of Provence”, “The Bald Mountain” and “Provence’s Fujiyama” but fact is, that Mont Ventoux means Windy Mountain. And when the Mistral is blowing, it certainly is! Classified by UNESCO…

Moselle for hikers

The Moselle region is a world-class hiking area, with excellent signposting, stunning views, steep vineyards to climbs, varied thematic trails, culinary encounters and hiking-friendly lodgings. Those who seek a sporty challenge and likes to climb, will feel right at home in this region together with the leisurely hiker and families with children. And it doesn’t…

Hearty Harz

  The gravel road continues to climb steeply as I turn the corner on my old 7-speed mountainbike. My heart is pounding and I’m short of breath and it’s only 15 minutes since we started. The selected mountainbike route was supposed to be one of the easiest, and I’m seriously considering the state of my…