Just like Iceland's Golden Circle or India's Golden Triangle, Russia's Golden Ring shouldn't be missed.
After spending most of last year hiking above 3000m; struggling to breathe, suffering from altitude sickness, carrying a 20kg bag and sleeping in tents when it's far too cold to be outside... a walking holiday in the hills of Scotland with the luxurious Gartmore Estate was exactly what I needed. If you love walking, but also love a little comfort and luxury at the end of a tough day, then this will be the holiday for you, too.
Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever been to. Think vast plains and active volcanoes, snowy mountains and black sand beaches, ancient history and a landscape that inspired some eerie folklore. While it’s best visited in the summer if you want rolling green hills and a... Continue Reading →
After spending a summer in rainy England it was awesome to escape to rainy Scotland for a family holiday to the gorgeous Isle of Skye. There are a ton of hikes to choose from, we chose these 6 because they all offered something a little different. You'll need a car to get around the island,... Continue Reading →
The second part of my European adventure with From Europe and Beyond took part in the huge city of Budapest. It was much bigger and busier than I expected, so my carefully planned walking tour turned into a marathon, but there are some amazing things to see. We stayed at the Red Fox Hostel, which... Continue Reading →
So I'm pretty sure Prague is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I spent a few days here with Lizzie, the gorgeous girl behind From Europe and Beyond, after a 3 year period without seeing each other. It was the best reunion we could have had. After a snuggly hello and a rushed... Continue Reading →
When people mention Amsterdam your first thoughts are of the seedier side of the city, but there is so much more to see and do here. It's known for its artistic heritage, world-famous museums, the elaborate canal systems and of course the Red-Light District and "coffee shops". I spent a few days here and fell... Continue Reading →
Everyone loves a good fairy tale. They make you want to believe in the unbelievable, dream of your Prince (or Princess) Charming and get lost in stories so magical that the real world seems boring in comparison. In any good fairytale, there is usually a castle or two, and the Loire Valley in central France... Continue Reading →
You automatically have one thing in common with everyone you meet while travelling: you're all travellers. Whatever their reasons, each person has ditched the real world in search of adventure and suddenly you're surrounded by people who get it. You'll be happy sharing a room with someone you've just met, and even happier when you... Continue Reading →