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View south from the hiking trail to Sis, near Beli, on the island of Cres, Croatia © Rudolf Abraham

Article · 26 Jun 2019

Hiking along the island trails of Croatia

Croatia’s beautiful islands might not be particularly high but they are wonderful places to hike, says Rudolf Abraham

Parenzana cycle route just outside Grožnjan, Istria, Croatia. © Rudolf Abraham

Article · 6 Mar 2019

Pedalling the Parenzana: a long-distance cycle route in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy

Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham and his young daughter set off on the Parenzana, a long-distance cycle route in Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.

Chamanna Coaz at the head of Val Roseg in the Bernina Alps

Article · 8 Apr 2018

Practicalities of staying in a mountain hut

It is important, when planning a mountain trip – especially out of season – to do your homework first. Will the huts be open and manned? Will there be room? What facilities...

Accursed Mountains Emerging From Clouds

Article · 28 Jan 2018

Coming back to the Accursed Mountains again and again

A long-held ambition to visit The Accursed Mountains in Albania was worth the wait for Maja Trajkovska.

Peaks Of The Balkans  The Mountains Above The Ropojana Valley Montenegro  Rudolf Abraham

Feature · 6 Nov 2017

Exploring the Peaks of the Balkans Trail

Rudolf Abraham, author of Cicerone’s new guidebook to the Peaks of the Balkans Trail, describes his experiences while he was researching and walking for the guidebook to this mountainous trek around Montenegro, Kosovo and Albania.

An intro to… The Peaks Of The Balkans Trail

Article · 4 Nov 2017

An intro to… The Peaks Of The Balkans Trail

Have you heard of the Peaks of the Balkans Trail? Here is a quick introduction to this new and exciting long-distance route.

Bacic Kuk And The View Extending All The Way To Paklenica

Feature · 1 Jul 2017

Along the Croatian spine: Walking the Velebit Trail

Alex Kendall, creator of the Snowdonia Way, decided to leave Wales and head to Croatia for his most recent adventure. Here, he tells his story of hiking the 100km Velebit Trail...

Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia

Video · 18 Apr 2017

Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia

Rob Houghton has put together a brilliant Cicerone Extra article with some Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia. Here is an overview video.

Try To Avoid Feeling Exhausted By The Time You Top Out Remember You Have A Massive Descent Too

Feature · 3 Apr 2017

Top Tips for Mountain Biking in the Slovenian Alps

Rob Houghton takes some time out over the winter to reminisce on his mountain biking research trips to Slovenia. Using his own hard-won experience, he provides some advice for...

A quick guide to Slovenian, for mountain bikers

Article · 18 Mar 2017

A quick guide to Slovenian, for mountain bikers

If you're heading off to go walking, trekking or biking in Slovenia, why not learn a few phrases? Speaking any Slovenian at all – even to say thank you – will endear you to...

Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia wins award

News & Events · 4 Nov 2014

Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia Wins Award

Cicerone are delighted that Rudolf Abraham, author of Islands of Croatia, has been awarded the coveted Best Book Award by the British Guild of Travel Writers. This award was...

Bovec

Article · 30 Aug 2013

Researching a new edition of Julian Alps of Slovenia

Justi Carey and Roy Clark, authors of Cicerone's Julian Alps of Slovenia walking guidebook, tell us about what it's like to do the job of updating a guidebook.

Karavanke

Article · 24 Jun 2013

Where in the world is the Karavanke?

One of the many joys of working here at Cicerone​ is being surrounded by amazing photos and guidebooks of great places to go for a walk. With new projects always ongoing to unspoilt, beautiful and relatively unknown mountains regions, there's just...

Europe Alps

Article · 31 Oct 2012

Canyoning adventures in Alpine high water and deep gorges

I'd been threatening to write a canyoning guide for a couple of years, scribbling ideas on the back of beermats and waxing lyrical to all who'd listen, before my partner finally...

Roy Ready To Roll 150X150

News & Events · 11 Sep 2012

Roy cycles from London to Slovenia for charity

Cicerone author Roy Clark sets out on a 1250-mile cycle ride from London to Slovenia in aid of the Alzheimers Society and Macmillan Cancer Support on Saturday 14 September.

Cicerone author wins British Guild of Travel Writers award

News & Events · 8 Nov 2011

Cicerone author wins British Guild of Travel Writers award

Congratulations to Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham, whose article The Magic of Montenegro has won a major award.