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7 Apr | Geraldine

Rota Vicentina Trail – A Walking Holiday with Adventurer Barbara O’Shea

I had itchy feet and needed to step out of the dullness of Dublin in winter so I took a cheap flight to Faro on the sunny south-west coast of Portugal and walked for four glorious walking days on the Rota Vicentina trail.   Rota Vicentina is a famous walking route that stretches from Porto Covo right ...


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 the Verdon Gorge in France which is home to some of the most breathtaking natural beauty in all of Europe.   We have previously been on walking holidays the Dolomites in Northern Italy and also the Transylvania Carpathians …


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 ...


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 ...


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 …


12 Oct | Gail

Walking through Romania: Unique Adventures and Encounters

My sister Emma and I went on a walking holiday to the Dolomites Mountains in Italy last year. We had itchy feet to go to another mountain range by foot, so we decided to do something different – we decided to go walking through Romania – more specifically, to Transylvania Carpathians Traverse in Romania.   …


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