The Ghostriders leaving their hotel in Portugal

Trip review: Cycling in Portugal

Dennis is the founder of a Victoria-based cycling club ‘Ghostriders’, which has been travelling with UTracks since 2009. He’s written a blog post for us about his group’s most recent cycling holiday in Portugal in October 2018, including his highlights and top tips for travellers thinking about going cycling in Portugal. I was aware of…

On A Santiago de Compostela Pilgrimage with BBC Two

A Pilgrimage in Spain on BBC Two For people living in the UK, BBC Two have your next three Fridays covered. At 9pm Friday 16th, the network will air the first episode of its new three-part travelogue: Pilgrimage: The Road to Santiago. In the programme, seven celebrities are taken out of their daily routines to…

Things to do in Portugal_walk or cycle along the coast

Things to Do in Portugal: 10 Reasons to Visit

Besides the unspoilt and rarely visited nature of this southern European country, there are more things to do in Portugal on your active holiday. Whether you are a walking or cycling fanatic – or both, here are 10 reasons to spend your holidays in Portugal! Wine & Port The surprisingly unspoilt Douro Valley is home…

Crisscross the southern part of La Gomera (one of the smallest European islands) on foot

European Island Hideaways

A quiet island holiday just before the winter kicks in is something we probably all fancy. The European islands offer a diversity of iconic landscapes, walking and cycling trails in good conditions, and are guaranteed to bring you memorable experiences. Travelling either with your family, a group of friends or just as a couple, whether…