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 [...]

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 [...]

Top 5 Summer Outdoor Activities To Try in Liguria

Top 5 Summer Outdoor Activities To Try in Liguria

Genoa is the gateway to the Italian riviera, a coastline dotted with beautiful little towns perched along the famous Ligurian hills, well known for its beaches, pesto and focaccia , and also somewhat of an outdoor activity haven. We've put together a list of some the best outdoor activities for you to try in Liguria [...]

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 [...]