The modern world is a stressful place and the average person’s lifestyle does nothing for their mental health. It’s all about instant gratification and transient pleasures these days as we scroll left and right on our mobiles and tablets, waiting for something to catch our eye before we pause, just for a moment, and then

In France we’re edging steadily closer to that elusive end of a strict confinement which, at the time of writing, we have endured for over 7 weeks. The French government has announced that on the 11th May we can expect an easing of restrictions in areas where it’s safe to do so. We’re in the

We’re continuing our mini series in which we introduce you to some of the key activity partners, guides and instructors that you may meet on your Pyrenees holidays. Today, we’re delighted to introduce you to hiking guide Marc. Marc is a qualified international mountain leader and our hiking guide of choice for some unforgettable off

“I could not have arranged these activities with this calibre of service providers myself.” We’re incredibly proud of all of the instructors, guides and activity providers with whom we partner in the French and Spanish Pyrenees. We’ve invested a great deal of time and effort into finding the very best in the business, those who

Yes, I know, such a lighthearted title in view of the seriousness of the current situation, but read on. Our world, your world, has been turned upside down over the past few weeks. We’re all having to adjust to a new normal which is a world away from the life we have known. Although the

The cost of travelling to your holiday destination can sometimes cost as much as the holiday itself. But we have some great travel money saving tips that will help you to maximise your holiday budget. Be flexible on your travel dates The travel money saving tip that may make the biggest difference to your holiday

If you’re a mountain biker you’ll no doubt have heard of the term ‘enduro’. But what is it? What’s involved and is enduro mountain biking something you’d enjoy? Enduro is traditionally a style of MTB racing. In it, the rider makes their way in their own time to a high start point from where they

This essential kit list for winter hiking covers those all important items that you should bring on your winter adventure holiday. General kit to bring on your winter holiday There are certain essential items that you should bring regardless of the winter activities that you’ll be doing. Sunglasses, sun screen and lip salve are right

The scientific evidence pointing to global warming is irrefutable. Climate change is real. We see it in action here in the Pyrenees as the rising temperatures result in the year-on-year retreat of the glaciers that once dominated much of the high mountain environment. Climate change and travel Travel has an impact on CO2 levels in

“Just simply the Best Family Holiday we have been on! “ Thanks to the Hines family I’ll be honest, caring is a stressful business. It’s also incredibly hard work and mentally exhausting ensuring that your family adventure holiday runs like clockwork!  Want to know what goes on behind the scenes to create these unforgettable family adventure