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Guidebooks: a source of inspiration and memory

Feature · On 13 Jun 2020 by Mark Charlton

Mark Charlton reflects on his love of guidebooks and the memories of walking and trekking around the world that each contains.
Travel updates

Coronavirus restrictions: travel update information

News & Events · On 20 May 2020

The situation regarding travel is continuously developing and changing. Here are the most reliable and up-to-date sources of information that are available to help you plan ahead. Remember that there...
Take a moment to enjoy Snowdonia

Meet our Cicerone Connect members: "Oh the places we have been!"

Feature · On 8 May 2020

Cicerone Connect, our new Facebook community, has become a brilliant place to share your trip photos, planning questions and bucket-list ideas. We thought we'd share a few pictures from our...
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Why Kazakhstan, and why on a bicycle?

Feature · On 4 Mar 2020 by Scot Whitlock

Scot Whitlock was looking for somewhere different and dangerous for his next adventure. But in Kazakhstan he found an exciting, interesting and vibrant country, which offers cyclists a unique and...
The Great Glen Way

What Cicerone staff have been doing this year... 2019

Feature · On 29 Dec 2019

Everyone who works at Cicerone is a bit of a fleece-wearing outdoor adventure junkie and we try to practice what we preach. Here's what we've all been up to in 2019.
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Explore the world with a Cicerone guidebook

Video · On 17 Nov 2019

Choose a Cicerone guidebook for your activities - guidebooks cover walking, trekking, climbing, scrambling, trail running, cycling, mountain biking and more. There are hundreds of guidebooks to destinations in the...
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Cartoon of the Month: September

Article · On 11 Sep 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is September's cartoon.
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Cartoon of the Month: August

Article · On 7 Aug 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is August's cartoon.
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Discover cycle touring with a Cicerone guidebook

Video · On 21 Jul 2019

Discover cycle touring with a Cicerone guidebook. Choose a Cicerone guidebook for cycling and cycle touring in the UK, Europe and beyond. Our range includes guidebooks to cycle touring, cycling...
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Cartoon of the Month: July

Article · On 10 Jul 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is July's cartoon.
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A postcard from Michael Palin

News & Events · On 27 Jun 2019

We were delighted to get this postcard from Michael Palin saying how much he liked our celebratory Fifty Years of Adventure book.
Panniers – and a few other bags for things like camera, valuables and snacks (Image by Richard Barrett)

Frame packs or panniers: what’s right for you?

Article · On 19 Jun 2019 by Richard Barrett

Almost all cycle luggage manufacturers offer a range of frame packs alongside more traditional panniers. Richard Barrett explores the different choices and matches the optimal luggage-carrying system to different types...
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Cartoon of the Month: June

Article · On 12 Jun 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is June's cartoon.
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Cartoon of the Month: May

Article · On 10 May 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is May's cartoon.
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Celebrating Fifty Years... Enduring Cicerone titles

Article · On 2 Jan 2019

If you look on the website, you will see that Cicerone has an enviable, and really quite staggering, collection of nearly 400 titles, available as both printed books and e-books...
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What Cicerone staff have been doing this year... 2018

Feature · On 30 Dec 2018

Everyone who works at Cicerone is a bit of a fleece-wearing outdoor adventure junkie and we try to practice what we preach. Here's what we've all been up to in 2018.
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Cicerone Press at 50: From then to now

Article · On 8 Dec 2018 by Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams

In this abridged extract from Fifty Years of Adventure, Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams look back at Cicerone's story, from then to now.
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How to choose your guides, bikes and mules in Peru's Sacred Valley

Feature · On 14 Apr 2015 by William Janecek

Will Janecek, for several years an adventure tour guide and hotelier in Ollantaytambo, Peru, shares his advice on the best way to go walking, biking or trekking – on foot...
Peru's Inca Trails

Mountain Biking Peru's Inca Trails

Article · On 30 Jul 2013 by Sarah Spencer

It's been said that the mountain biking in the Peruvian Andes is some of the best to be found anywhere in the world, and if the photos in our new...
Trekking in Peru

Trekking in Peru

Article · On 12 Jul 2013 by William Janecek

With the arrival of the new Cicerone guidebook to Peru, we caught up with our new author, Will Janecek, to find out what got him started writing the guide. Will...