Inghams Win the Silver-i Award 2018

This week Inghams won the first ever Silver-i Award at the prestigious Silver Travel Awards ceremony held at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The Silver-i Award recognises a travel company that has excelled at delivering an idea, innovation or initiative to mature travellers. Inghams was recognised for their outstanding work promoting e-biking with their

Top five unexpected things to do in Mayrhofen

Mayrhofen is a resort packed with activities and places of interest, so much so you might just miss a few. There are many hidden gems that could be easily overlooked without some insider knowledge. Having spent my summer here these are my top five suggestions for things to see and do whilst on holiday in

Farewell to a lovely summer in Seefeld

Try as we may to hide from it, the signs are becoming obviously clear. The days are growing shorter, there’s a certain crispness to the air and the lush green that we’ve grown accustomed to is slowly turning to a brilliant rust orange. Autumn is arriving and close behind will be the start of winter.

Exploring the Elferspitze

One of the first lifts guests usually aim for at the start of their holiday to Neustift is on the Elferspitze mountain. It is one of the most prominent mountains in the area and a great place to start your exploration of the valley. This is my suggestion for a moderate walking route that will

Walking in St Anton

There is a fantastic variety of walks in St Anton making it an excellent destination for a summer holiday. Many of the routes appeal to keen hikers but there are plenty suitable for more casual strollers, and easily enough to keep you entertained on a fortnight’s holiday. I’ve picked a few of my favourites for

Walking the Adlerweg in Pertisau

Long distance trekking is very popular these days, and the Alps are the perfect place to experience this.  Famous treks like the Tour de Mont Blanc, Alta Via and GR5 cover the mountains.  Although less well known, the Adlerweg, or Eagle’s Path, in Austria has incredibly challenging and beautiful trails. As well as taking its

Summer festivals in Mayrhofen

When the summer reaches full swing, Mayrhofen comes alive with the sound of music, plenty of traditional, local brass bands, and the most delicious food from across the Zillertal valley. From festivals for bikers, and celebrations for firemen, to simple street parties to get the locals together, there has been a lot to enjoy this

Visiting the Bozen Market in Mittenwald from Seefeld

Seefeld is a town in Austria with excellent connections to other towns and even other countries. You can easily hop over the border into Germany by train, bus or coach. The big cities such as Innsbruck and Munich are great and there is lots to do and see, but personally, I prefer the smaller towns