International Hiking

Hiking in Italy is a Perfect Mix of Culture and Nature

By Roberto Calcagno The Mountains have been calling to me since I was a child. The skyline of Turin, where I was born 28 years ago, is surrounded by valleys and mountains. The mysterious “call of the mountains” affected me and never went away: I love hiking and I love my land: Italy. In the neighboring areas of Turin there ... Read More »

Circle The Kerry Way To Experience The Best Of Ireland!

If you visit Ireland you must plan to spend some time hiking The Kerry Way! One of Ireland’s 43 National Waymarked Trails, it is located in the southwestern portion of Ireland and begins in the center of the town of Killarney.  Kerry Way was the second long-distance trail to be opened in Ireland, but is the most heavily used of ... Read More »

Hiking Canada’s Vancouver Island

Reading about one of the latest hiking rescues – of a 54 year old man that was rescued near Sayward (in British Columbia, on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island), made me start wondering about hiking opportunities on the island. I have a good friend that moved there in the Victoria area recently (it is the capital of British Columbia, ... Read More »

Hiking the Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park

Of the national parks that are located in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper National Park is the biggest. It takes up over 4200 square miles and is located north of the famous Banff National Park. Within the park you will find Columbia Icefield glaciers, waterfalls, mountains, hot springs (including Miette Hot Springs) and of course the 27-mile Skyline Trail.The Skyline Trail ... Read More »