The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster. The arm-flailing annoyance of the midge. The majesty of Highland Cattle. All of these are icons of the hiking trails in Scotland, but one stands [...]
Think you know Home Alone? Well think again! Take Hillwalk Tours' ultimate Home Alone quiz and see how well you do! Share with the family for festive fun.
At Hillwalk Tours, we know that the place names of towns in Ireland can be difficult to pronounce. Do you pronounce the ‘G’ in Ballyvaughan? Nope. And why does ‘Laois’ sound [...]
The simple answer to successfully solo hiking is being prepared and know what to expect. Here we outline some tips and advice on how to hike alone.
There’s been a bit of a debate lately at Hillwalk Tours HQ: what are the best hikes in Europe? We’re experts when it comes to all things hiking in Ireland, [...]
If you’re used to travelling overseas, you’re probably familiar with that moment when you’re forced to explain the pronunciation of your name. Even the most common of Irish names are mispronounced [...]
Scotland and its beautiful hiking trails are famous for their breathtaking scenery and, not surprisingly, have been used as the location for many well-known movies. A land full of culture, [...]
The real-world Star Wars filming locations Have you ever wondered about the Star Wars filming locations? What inspires the other-worldly backdrops that are featured in all of the films? Where [...]