Hiking Travel Ideas

Walking holidays and hiking vacations – ideas and inspiration for walking holidays around the world based on my own personal experience. From the Tour du Mt Blanc in Europe to the Milford Track in New Zealand you’ll find packing lists, training tips and day-by-day accounts of some of the world’s best hikes.

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France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes, Slovenia, Switzerland

A guide to planning a hike in the European Alps

It’s that time of year again – I’m planning a hike in the European Alps, that incredible theme park for lovers of alpine trekking. After tackling the Tour du Mont Blanc in recent summers I was a bit worried that I wouldn’t be able to find another Europe hike to […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

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Africa, Asia, Europe, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Oceania

Top 10 New Year’s resolution travel ideas

New year, new you?  Here are my top 10 New Year’s resolution travel ideas so you can realise your travel dreams. Be one of those people who now look for an “experience” when they travel so combine your annual break with getting fit, gaining a new skill, or raising money for your favourite […]

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City Break Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, London, United Kingdom

Wandering on London’s South Bank

Once the home of notorious taverns, theatres, and bear-baiting pits, London’s South Bank has been transformed into a glamorous promenade that is a must-see for any visitor. This is a great place to stay, especially for first-time visitors, thanks to the plethora of London Intercontinental Hotels Group accomodations nearby. You’ll find […]

TMB Rifugio Elisabetta view
Adventure Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc: Elisabetta to Bonhomme

The morning views on departing Rifugio Elisabetta as my Tour du Mont Blanc hike continued were spectactular. As forecast, the weather was closing in but there was still a bit of sunshine breaking through and turning the braided waterways of the Lac Combal to molten silver. The TMB day between […]

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Adventure Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc: Courmayeur to Rifugio Elisabetta

Hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc clockwise, my path continued from the beautiful Italian town of Courmayeur towards the Rifugio Elisabetta. The ‘TMB’ is one of the world’s most famous long distance hikes.  It is a circuit of the magnificent Mt Blanc massif, on paths that cover around 170 kilometres […]