Five Tips to Ensure Hiking Daytrip Success

We might as well admit it: summer (the northern European variety, at least) is pretty much over, and full-blown autumn will soon be upon us.

But the news is not all bad: this is the right time to take out your hiking boots and go for that long walk that you have excused yourself from all summer long because it was “too hot”.

So off you go!

And to make sure

Five Tips to Ensure Hiking Daytrip Success

Eating in Utrecht with Art, History and Culture

Holidays in Holland Eating in Utrecht by Mrs. Easy Hiker One of the best things of any walking trip is the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the local cuisine – not least because that is something you can enjoy even if the weather refuses to cooperate with your plans. A good meal is a good meal, after all, come rain or shine – and that’s something to be grateful for in this coldest and wettest

Eating in Utrecht with Art, History and Culture

Yes We Cannes

"Famous stars' hand prints on the pavements of Cannes"

Easy hikes in the South of France Oh, Yes We Cannes

Cannes was the final stop on our recent hiking trip to the South of France. We did indeed manage to do some easy hiking in the Iles de Lerins, but, to be honest, not all that much. Apologies all around, but on the final stretch of a trip that had, all in all, taken nearly two weeks to complete, we

Yes We Cannes

Why Do Holidays Matter?

"Sitting in an open air cafe in Montmartre"

Think about it: in a normal year – where you do not have to invest in a new car (because the old one has conked out) or a new home – the most expensive item you are likely to spend on is a family holiday.

Why do Holidays Matter to You?

We may not think of it that way, but the amount we spend for our holidays is roughly up there

Why Do Holidays Matter?