Walking the Lycian Way

If you like mediterranean coastal scenery, rugged walking paths, ancient history and Turkish cuisine then walking along parts of the 500 kilometre Lycian Way on the southern coast of Turkey might be something to put on the bucket list. It is still uncrowded but will no doubt become one of the world’s popular walks as accommodation options increase year by year. Starting point is at … Continue reading Walking the Lycian Way

Fleurieu Peninsula to Kangaroo Island

This top destination in Southern Australia is perfect to visit over summer months. Long lazy vineyard lunches, pristine coastline, meandering bike paths and cliff top walks at twilight- there is no better place to be in Australia than on the Fleurieu Peninsula about a one hour drive from Adelaide and close to the ever popular Kangaroo Island. How to get there : By car This is … Continue reading Fleurieu Peninsula to Kangaroo Island

Los Alamos – The Secret Town on the Hill

  Los Alamos is an off the radar town in south western  USA that should not be overlooked by visitors. Stunningly located at 2000 metres altitude it offers an inviting  mix of breathtaking scenery and fascinating history. Friendly  locals in this thriving community are eager to tell their stories of Los Alamos from ancestral pueblo times to the development of this town during World War … Continue reading Los Alamos – The Secret Town on the Hill

The Relaxing Side to New York

New York is hectic, exciting and sophisticated but it can also be relaxing and rejuvenating if you find the right places to chill out. Here are four walks that can be easily done in between exploring the fabulous museums, monuments, restaurants, theatres and jazz clubs. Lose yourself in Central Park Right in the middle of Manhattan and close to the Museum Mile you can wander about … Continue reading The Relaxing Side to New York

The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

  Along North Terrace ( 1 – 3 hours, start in city centre) Stroll past major cultural icons including SA Museum, Mortlock Library and Art Gallery. Stop to look at statues and plaques along Adelaide’s elegant  tree lined  boulevard and take a detour  into  the Botanic Garden and National Wine Centre. READ POST HERE Up High in North Adelaide ( 1.5 – 3 hours, start in city … Continue reading The Walking City: Top 8 Walks in Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

The best tip for walking in Port Adelaide is to grab a map from the visitor information centre near the Lighthouse and then head towards whatever appeals to you. Port Adelaide is hip and historical and filled with markets, museums and murals. You will be overwhelmed by the large number of colonial buildings, some dating right back to the 1830s. And as you wander about … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Eight: Exploring the Treasures of Port Adelaide

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

A cliff top walk from Marino to Hallet Cove is  a spectacular way to appreciate winter sunshine. Only 17 kilometres from the centre of Adelaide it is a half hour scenic train trip (catch Seaford train to Marino) to the starting point or a short car trip. The advantage of taking the train is that you need only walk one way  and you can even … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Seven: Stepping Out Along the Beach

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

The 4 kilometre one way walk from Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty is perhaps Adelaide’s most popular walk, especially for healthy types in training. Finding a park in the main car park on weekends or early weekday mornings is almost impossible. Why do so many people do this walk? The CHALLENGE! On arrival at Waterfall Gully you see the gushing waterfall, bubbling streams and the … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Six: Waterfall Gully to Mt Lofty

Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls

Six Reasons not to miss Morialta Falls 1. Within half hour of city centre by car or public transport – too easy to take a 40 minute rejuvenating  walk to the Falls from the main car park. 2. Spectacular Australian scenery – no need to go to the Flinders Ranges because you can experience here the red ochre rugged rock formations that are the envy of overseas … Continue reading Footsteps in Adelaide Walk Five: Excursion to Morialta Falls