Alpine Walking in the Haute Savoie

Alpine Meadows near Morzine

Why I love Alpine Walking in the Haute Savoie   This summer I explored the wild alpine country on the border between France and Switzerland. Here I spent memorable days alpine walking in the Haute Savoie at high altitude in fresh mountain air, listening to the tinkling of cowbells. Surrounded by spectacular snow-covered peaks, including […]

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Walking in North & South Cyprus

It is not generally known that you can now enjoy the best of both the north and south of Aphrodite’s beautiful island in one holiday. It may still be divided politically but now it’s easy to travel to both although when you’re in the south, you may be encouraged to believe it’s difficult to cross […]

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Walking the Amalfi Coast: a most celebrated landscape

In October 2014 we return to one of our favourite walking destinations: the magical Amalfi coast. I can’t wait! Where else can you walk on ancient mule tracks under permanently blue skies while gazing down on an azure sea. Below are some typical scenes. Why we choose to stay in Amalfi Many holiday companies stay […]

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The Hidden Algarve: a walker’s paradise


Where to Stay All who have joined us on our guided walking holidays in the Algarve have enthused about the wonderful walks. They were also full of praise for the Estoi Pousada. It’s rare to find a hotel where all the staff, from the management to the chambermaids, are so committed to ensuring their guests […]

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Fun and Sun in the Austrian Tyrol

Austrian Tyrol

In March we were back in the beautiful Leutasch Valley in the Austrian Tyrol. The location, surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks and alpine meadows, is perfect. The hotel is surrounded by tracks for cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing and walking and from nearby Seefeld (20 minutes on the bus which stops outside the hotel) there is alpine […]

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