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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Walking in Majorca


Majorca is a paradise for walking, particularly around the Soller Valley, a world away from Magaluf and the high rises of the south coast. Here is tranquillity, stunning scenery and, for us Brits, the wonder of guaranteed blue skies and sunshine! Our favourite time of year is May when it’s warm enough to walk unencumbered […]

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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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