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6 Sep | Wanda

2 Reasons to go on a Walking Holiday in Autumn

When is the best time to go on a walking holiday? This is one of the most frequently asked questions here at One Foot Abroad. There is not a single answer; it depends on a number of factors like your personal taste, availability, weather conditions.   Every season has its own beauty that is worth …


6 May | Gail

Travel Diary: Verdon Gorge, France

My sister Emma and I decided we are ready for a shorter walking holiday, so we picked Verdon Gorge in southwestern France which is home to some of the most breathtaking natural beauty in all of Europe.   We previously walked Dolomites in Northern Italy and also the Transylvania Carpathians Traverse in Romania. Both had …


4 Apr | Geraldine

A Brief Explanation of the Via Francigena

What is the Via Francigena?   The Via Francigena is a walking route to Rome and has been established as the centre of Catholicism since the 1st Century when Christians arrived.  Since this time pilgrims have been making their way through various routes to visit the Eternal City. However, the route itself has changed over time ...


1 Apr | Shannon

Completing the Via Francigena in 9 Days: My Cycling Tour

For the past few years, I have headed out on walking holidays, exploring and experiencing the beauty of Europe. This year, however, I wanted to try something different. Instead of hiking or walking, I wanted to do a cycling holiday. I chose to complete the Via Francigena in 9 Days, and it was one of ...


20 Aug | One Foot Abroad

Our Adventures Hiking the Kerry Way: Friendly Towns and Beautiful Views

I have always wanted to walk the Kerry way after hearing my grandpa’s endless stories of exploring the Irish countryside as a child. Deciding where I wanted to go on holiday was a breeze. Deciding how I wanted to do it was the challenging part! I stumbled upon the option of a walking holiday and knew …


14 May | One Foot Abroad

Tour du Mont Blanc – Daily Diary of Adventurer Silvia

The first time I heard about Tour du Mont Blanc I was so impressed by the possibility of walking through three different countries in only one week. So when I had the opportunity to do this adventure I was thrilled and packed everything right away. For those who do not know, Mont Blanc is the ...


14 Mar | One Foot Abroad

Walking the little Island of Menorca – Diary of Eva

A few years ago, I heard Menorca had opened a coastal path circumnavigating the entire island. I was immediately intrigued! In September, I decided to go with my partner to explore the route – Cami de Cavalls (The Way of Horses).   Our Trip The length of the Cami de Cavalls is 185 km. It is …


2 Nov | Julia

The West Highland Way: The Story of My Walking Holiday in Scotland

My trip to the West Highland Way was different than any other trip I have been on before. The varying terrain types made it truly unique. We passed through lowland moors, dense woodlands, and high mountainous regions. All these terrain types are perfect for an adventurer’s holiday. The first few days of walking brought us …


18 Oct | Julia

A Walk Through the Astounding Views of Dachstein, Austria

I grew up in the mountains, but they do not compare to these beautiful mountains in Austria. While still in the planning stages of my travels, the mighty Dachstein sounded intimidating. Standing at 2995 meters high, and being named a UNESCO world heritage site, I just could not talk myself out of it. The tour …


17 Oct | Julia

Hiking in Tuscany: History, Culture, and Adventure

After seeing many of my friends and their families take trips to Italy the past few years, I figured it was finally time for me to stop listening to their stories and accounts of the Tuscan countryside and go see it myself. I chose a hiking holiday because I wanted to fully immerse my senses in …


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