Trolltunga is one of the world’s most photographed rocks and frequented hikes and for good reason. There is no denying that the rock is impressive with views to jaw drop and silence even the most vocal hikers. Europe Backpacker ambassador Rachel Pope dons her walking boots and takes to the trail…
“Be prepared.” It’s the well-known scout motto. If you’re packing for your first ever backpacking trip you may be tempted to be prepared for all occasions, filling your backpack-pockets with matches, first aid kits, 20 sets of underwear… But when you hit the road (or the trail), you will soon get fed up of lugging that over-stuffed backpack around! There are many ways to save space and weight in your luggage, by being clever and resourceful. Why break your back carrying the kitchen sink around?
The Cinque Terre is a popular tourist attraction on the North West coast of Italy. Its quaint villages and cooling swimming spots are a favourite for people travelling through Italy. The villages are small, unique and colourful, linked together by picturesque winding tracks… This guide will give you all the essential advice and tips needed to help you to conquer the great Italian coast that is the Cinque Terre.