When Scenery is Glamorous – The Amalfi Coast

from Italy on Trail THE FACTS: Known in Italian as the Costiera Amalfitana – The Amalfi Coast is actually a UNESCO World Heritage Site, simply because of its beauty and history. The area is known for its cliff-side scenery, which you will probably be familiar with from various travel websites and magazines! Where is The Amalfi Coast, and […]

Salame, Castles, Farms and Trails

The wonderfully named Salame Trail – Trail del Salame, takes place on 28th of May in the rural yet noble setting of Felino, Parma. Now in its seventh year, this year’s event, looks set to be a smasher! Where Does The Race Take Place? The race route will take runners and walkers past the imposing Felino […]

Martin Trout – A Gentleman on the Trails

Interview by Maria E. Bellini Meet Martin John Trout – an Ultra runner and Mountaineer living in Italy. Originally from Harrow, London U.K. Martin has been working in the Perfume Industry for over 30 years. Married with two children, and a long-haired Jack Russell terrier (who is also his training partner), Martin is often to be found on the trails! Other than running […]

Emilia-Romagna, Authentic and Plentiful

by Maria E. Bellini Where is Emilia-Romagna? Emilia-Romagna, one of Italy’s 20 regions is located in the top half of Italy. To the north of the region lies the flatlands that sprawl out around the River Po. The southern part is mountainous with the Po valley slowly giving way to soft hills that become the vast […]

Let’s Talk Krash Trail – Mayday 2017

Italy on Trail’s Maria Bellini runs the Krash Trail. A point to point trail race in Emilia-Romagna. From Brisighella to Faenza, in the province of Ravenna. Geological Enigma Sweat was dripping off my forehead and corroding my eyes when the compact and friendly looking mountain that goes by the name of Monte Mauro came into […]