Standing on a mountain with sweeping panoramic views. Swimming in a river twisting through lush valleys.  Savouring a beer in an alpine hut with razor-sharp peaks all around.

All good in their own right, infinitely better after strapping on some hiking boots and putting in the hours to get there. Heavy breathing and aching muscles, signals that you’ve earnt this moment in time.

And what a moment it is. The stillness, the fresh air, the feeling of adventure and knowing there’s a hot shower to get back to at the end of the day.

ON THE TRAIL

Hiking El Pinsapar in Sierra de Grazalema, Andalucía
Complete Guide to hiking El Pinsapar trail in Sierra de Grazalema

The Sierra de Grazalema is a little unknown, but an excellent place to hike. Here's how to hike El Pinsapar.

Hiking el Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema
Complete Guide to hiking El Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema

El Torreón is the highest peak in the stunning Sierra de Grazalema, with views over Andalucía, Gibraltar and even Africa. Here’s our complete guide.

Hiking the Sassolungo Langkofel Circuit
Hiking Sassolungo – Langkofel in the Italian Dolomites

Sassolungo – Langkofel massif is a challenging hike, but the constantly changing views make it one of the best. Here's what you need to know.

Garganta Verde Hike
Complete guide to hiking Garganta Verde in Sierra de Grazalema

Tucked into the Sierra de Grazalema in Andalucía, the 400-metre Garganta Verde is a magnificent half-day hike. Here is all you need to know.

landmannalaugar hike; landmannalaugar day hike
4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip & hike

Our 4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip is the perfect way to see the best of Iceland. Here is what you need to know.

Kerlingarfjoll hike
Complete guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll and Hveradalir, Iceland

Our complete guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll exploring the steaming vents and rusty red mountains of Hveradalir.

hiking in Cappadocia
Hiking in Cappadocia – Our three favourite walks

Our detailed guide to hiking in Cappadocia including all the information, maps and tips we think you’ll need to experience some beautiful walking in this surreal destination.

hiking in tre cime di lavaredo
Complete guide to hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop

Hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is an excellent day in the Dolomites with stunning views of jagged limestone peaks, top quality rifugios and awesome photo opportunities

summer in the alps Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
Best destinations for hiking in the Alps in summer

Hiking in the Alps in summer is stunning. But should you go to the Dolomites, Tyrol, Swiss or French Alps? Here are our recommendations.

Turtagrø Hotel, Hiking in jotunheimen
Misadventures hiking in Jotunheimen from the Turtagrø Hotel

With clearly marked paths, excellent facilities and inspirational scenery, you'd think hiking in Norway would be a breeze. Not so for us. Here's our account of our walking trip from Turtagrø hotel.

skagefla hike geirangerfjord norway
Stunning Skageflå hike in the heart of Geirangerfjord

Our fantastic day hiking up to Skageflå Farm in Norway's impressive Geirangerfjord with some incredible viewpoints along the way.

Exploring the matterhorn glacier paradise view
Exploring the Matterhorn on cable and foot from Zermatt

One fantastic day riding Switzerland's impressive cable cars and completing a tricky, yet exhilarating walk up to Hörnlihütte

Italian Dolomites
Walking bliss in the dramatic Italian Dolomites

Our 7-day walking holiday in the Italian Dolomites, featuring dramatic scenery, interesting walks and a few spectacular rifugios.

ON THE TRAIL

Hiking El Pinsapar in Sierra de Grazalema, Andalucía
Complete Guide to hiking El Pinsapar trail in Sierra de Grazalema

The Sierra de Grazalema is a little unknown, but an excellent place to hike. Here's how to hike El Pinsapar.

Hiking el Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema
Complete Guide to hiking El Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema

El Torreón is the highest peak in the stunning Sierra de Grazalema, with views over Andalucía, Gibraltar and even Africa. Here’s our complete guide.

Hiking the Sassolungo Langkofel Circuit
Hiking Sassolungo – Langkofel in the Italian Dolomites

Sassolungo – Langkofel massif is a challenging hike, but the constantly changing views make it one of the best. Here's what you need to know.

Garganta Verde Hike
Complete guide to hiking Garganta Verde in Sierra de Grazalema

Tucked into the Sierra de Grazalema in Andalucía, the 400-metre Garganta Verde is a magnificent half-day hike. Here is all you need to know.

landmannalaugar hike; landmannalaugar day hike
4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip & hike

Our 4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip is the perfect way to see the best of Iceland. Here is what you need to know.

Kerlingarfjoll hike
Complete guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll and Hveradalir, Iceland

Our complete guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll exploring the steaming vents and rusty red mountains of Hveradalir.

hiking in Cappadocia
Hiking in Cappadocia – Our three favourite walks

Our detailed guide to hiking in Cappadocia including all the information, maps and tips we think you’ll need to experience some beautiful walking in this surreal destination.

hiking in tre cime di lavaredo
Complete guide to hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop

Hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is an excellent day in the Dolomites with stunning views of jagged limestone peaks, top quality rifugios and awesome photo opportunities

summer in the alps Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
Best destinations for hiking in the Alps in summer

Hiking in the Alps in summer is stunning. But should you go to the Dolomites, Tyrol, Swiss or French Alps? Here are our recommendations.

Turtagrø Hotel, Hiking in jotunheimen
Misadventures hiking in Jotunheimen from the Turtagrø Hotel

With clearly marked paths, excellent facilities and inspirational scenery, you'd think hiking in Norway would be a breeze. Not so for us. Here's our account of our walking trip from Turtagrø hotel.

skagefla hike geirangerfjord norway
Stunning Skageflå hike in the heart of Geirangerfjord

Our fantastic day hiking up to Skageflå Farm in Norway's impressive Geirangerfjord with some incredible viewpoints along the way.

Exploring the matterhorn glacier paradise view
Exploring the Matterhorn on cable and foot from Zermatt

One fantastic day riding Switzerland's impressive cable cars and completing a tricky, yet exhilarating walk up to Hörnlihütte

Italian Dolomites
Walking bliss in the dramatic Italian Dolomites

Our 7-day walking holiday in the Italian Dolomites, featuring dramatic scenery, interesting walks and a few spectacular rifugios.