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 [...]
Have you ever wanted to visit Scotland? Castles, culture, glens, mountains and some of the best hiking trails in the world – we’ve heard all of the reasons before. Quite [...]
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 [...]
Those who travel to Ireland, Scotland or England, will irrevocably become acquainted with the rich culture of Irish, Scottish or English folk music. To enjoy an authentic traditional music experience, [...]
England’s northernmost county, Northumberland, is home to staggering uncut landscapes, breath-taking coastal views and all manner of weird and wonderful wildlife. It’s hardly surprising that visitors from far and wide [...]