Scotland's West Highland Way, one of the UK's best walks

Top of the Pops: Best UK Walks & Cycle Routes

The United Kingdom is an extraordinary place. For such a small area it punches well above its weight for walking and cycling destinations for active travellers. Every track or trail seems linked to a legend, so if it’s a rich experience you’re after here’s our countdown of the 10 best UK walks and cycle routes you should add…

E-bikes used on Porto to Santiago cycle

Everything you need to know about e-bikes

The popularity of electronic bikes in Europe is growing rapidly alongside the availability and number of cycling trips we offer them on. We answer the most common questions we get asked about the e-bike phenomenon to help you decide if it’s worth jumping on the e-bandwagon. So, what are e-bikes? When someone hears the term e-bike,…

Cycling in Holland

Holland: Short Breaks that Are Easy to Arrange

Amsterdam & beyond: 6 active breaks that the new Eurostar service will make easier to arrange With the long-awaited service of the Eurostar to Amsterdam having had its inaugural ride in early April, it will be even easier to plan a visit to Holland for a short break. The new train to Holland that departs…

European Alps refuge accommodation

Alps Accommodation: Dorms or Private rooms?

Is staying in dormitory-style accommodation all it’s cracked up to be or is it worth paying extra and upgrading to a private room on your alpine walking holiday? This question doesn’t have a straightforward answer. It comes down to a matter of personal taste and a range of factors. Understanding what type of traveller you…