Via Ferrata Picasass- Lake Maggiore from a different angle

Via Ferrata Picasass- Lake Maggiore from a different angle

Most people have heard of Lago di Maggiore (Lake Maggiore) as a wedding or summer holiday destination. It might not be on your radar as a spectacular spot for hiking, climbing or via ferratas. I have recently got quite into the via ferrata life: the perfect combination of a hike with some excitement and without [...]

Top 5 Hiking Areas In Liguria Beyond The Cinque Terre

Top 5 Hiking Areas In Liguria Beyond The Cinque Terre

Although the Cinque Terre arguably put Liguria on the international map, there’s a lot more to this Italian region than these five quaint little villages. For starters, although it’s a relatively narrow strip of land, Liguria stretches from the border with France at its westernmost point and borders Piedmont, Emilia Romagna, and Tuscany.  The region [...]

Biking the Montalcino Eroica Route in Tuscany

Biking the Montalcino Eroica Route in Tuscany

White roads, rolling hills and plenty of wine Well-known for its fine wines, delicious food and rolling hills, Tuscany needs no introduction. While Tuscany is often associated with a certain kind of holiday maker that enjoys the finer things in life, it's also an excellent destination for your next biking adventure.  The Eroica is a [...]

5 Reasons To Try Ski Touring

5 Reasons To Try Ski Touring

For those that aren't familiar, ski touring (also known as back country skiing in the US) generally takes place off-piste and away from ski resorts. It's a way to explore the mountains and snow-laden winter paths, with less emphasis on the downhill itself and more emphasis on the surroundings. For many it's a chance to [...]

A Triathlon of sorts..

A Triathlon of sorts..

We've been looking back at some in-between lockdown memories, reminiscing on our mini-adventures from 2020 and feeling nostalgic for better weather and (slightly more) freedom. It was the end of October, summer days were fading into our memories, and further lockdown restrictions seemed imminent. My boyfriend and I knew that this might well be our [...]