Haven and history: a refuge in the Italian Dolomites

Bleggio provided shelter for displaced people during the second world war, including Eliot Haworth’s family. He travels there to explore their place of protection

Inspired by Sochi?

If you are inspired by the Winter Olympics in Sochi and want to head to Europe to ski check out this interactive guide:

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/interactive/2014/feb/14/europes-best-value-ski-resorts-interactive-guide

Don’t look down – hikes from around the world

If you’re looking for a peak hiking experience then consider the places in the following article:

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/jan/30/dont-look-down-a-glimpse-at-the-worlds-scariest-hikes

Just remember to get off the via ferrata if there’s a lightning storm.