Tips for Safely Hiking the Dolomites (Without a Guide!)

Tips for hiking the Dolomites, Italy's best-kept secret

Last fall, I spent several glorious days hiking the Dolomites in Italy, a mountain range that forms a southern section of the Alps. While they’re technically located in Northern Italy, the vibe is decidedly Alpine; many people speak German, and red geraniums and dairy cows abound. My solo hiking trip was blissful: for four days, all I … Read more