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10 Feb | Marine

Fun facts about Mont Blanc

What makes Mont Blanc so famous? Located in the Alps, the mountain stands at 4,810 meters, making it the highest peak in Europe. Mont Blanc sits nestled in the mountains on the border of Italy and France. But that’s not all, there are some very interesting facts about Mont Blanc that makes this trip so …

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5 Feb | Marine

Top 5 things to do on Mont Blanc

The Tour du Mont Blanc is much more than a simple walking trip, it is about discovering three different countries with their own cultures, traditions, food and festivals. So we’ve made a top 5 of things to do on Mont Blanc.   Sip the fabulous water of Courmayeur at the feet of the Mont Blanc …

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6 Sep | Wanda

Why Autumn is the Best Season for Walking Holidays

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 …

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4 Apr | Geraldine

A Brief Explanation of the Via Francigena

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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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3 Aug | Geraldine

Walking in Morocco: Blazing Red Desert

I came from one of those families whose children grew up dreaming of getting a decent job. If you are lucky, you would earn a bit more than your parents did. If luck wasn't enough like in my case, you'd have to work hard. But nobody told me what would happen after you've achieved your ...

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