Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc: Chamonix to Courmayeur

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc: Chamonix to Courmayeur

Having long pondered a multi-day challenge, including the Camino de Santiago, a bike ride along the highland way or a kayak expedition, this year the dates, the timings and ironically covid restrictions lined up perfectly for the two of us to tackle part of the Tour du Mont Blanc. Possibly one of the most renowned [...]

Hiking in Liguria: Sentiero del Pellegrino and la Grotta dei Falsari

Hiking in Liguria: Sentiero del Pellegrino and la Grotta dei Falsari

I recently discovered the joys of winter hiking in Liguria, a region by the sea just a couple of hours from Milan. If it isn't raining then this region tends to stay mild in December and when the sun's out it can reach around 15'C, providing perfect hiking conditions. I'm usually keen to spend time [...]