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Walking in the Wilds of Abruzzo, Italy, with Hedonistic Hiking

02/08/2015 – 09:50
Rocca Calascio side

By Rupert Parker
Walking, eating and drinking are the holy trinity for disciples of Hedonistic Hiking and the mountains of Abruzzo are the perfect place to worship. DinkyGuide’s Rupert Parker finds out more…
Hiking, trekking, walking, whatever …

How to slalom to the ski slopes in 2 hours for just £201 all-in!

20/01/2015 – 22:11

By Eleanor Pickering

A weekend ski break with flight and transfer times of under four hours will cost on average £344
The cheapest destination for a long weekend skiing is Sauze d’Oulx in Italy where flights cost £53 …

Visiting and exploring the Isle of Elba, Italy

26/09/2014 – 14:58

By Karen Bowerman
The Isle of Elba, the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago off Italy, is known for its temperate climate and picturesque hiking trails. Karen Bowerman explored its mountains and its shores.
Bumpity, bump, bump, …

Essential Travel’s Top Ten Single Parent Holidays

03/05/2013 – 10:04
SPoH - Marrakesh (Djemaa el Fna square at night)

By Paula Gardner
In early 2012 there were nearly two million single-parent families in the UK, a number that has been steadily on the rise for the last decade. So, it comes as no surprise that …

Puglia, Italy – Down at the heel…but far from well-trodden

19/11/2012 – 12:34

By Mike Pedley
Whitewashed medieval towns, beautiful beaches, Romanesque churches and sublime food and wine. There’s a whole load of reasons to head south to Italy’s new frontier. Unlike the well-beaten paths of Tuscany and Umbria, you …

Anyone for White Truffles in Sant’Agata Feltria – Emilia Romagna region of Italy

24/11/2011 – 11:07

By Emma Dance
The scent of truffles was heavy in the air. It is a pungent smell, slightly reminiscent of sweaty locker rooms, an aroma that is far less pleasant than  the subtle earthy flavour of …

Try something different this winter; from Scotland to the Alps

14/10/2011 – 16:03

By Allan Halsall
The winter ski season is certainly fast approaching, and with the same selection of ski resorts on offer from many companies across the board, it is understandable why many are not as enthusiastic …

Cycling holidays don’t have to break the bank; just don’t forget your helmet.

05/09/2011 – 13:30
Cycling Fiuggi

By Allan Halsall
People often say that to really explore an area, you have to get out of the car, or get off the tour bus and discover things for yourself. In reality the best way …