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 [...]

Keeping the outdoors alive into Autumn

Keeping the outdoors alive into Autumn

Over 2020 there has been an outdoor revolution- bikes were brushed off, camping became the summer craze and everyone has at least once considered a move to a leafy, rural village. This blossoming took place during lockdown and then conveniently as the sun came out and the incentive to get outside is nicely rewarded with [...]