Craggy, snow-covered peaks, deep lochs and wild landscapes… that’s what most people think of when you mention Scotland’s highland scenery. But so far, my experience had not stretched beyond the big Scottish cities which I had visited for work, so I was desperate to see and experience some of its rugged beauty that I had … Continue reading Scenic Scotland
Today’s blog post is slightly off-topic… I want to talk about something else that I’m passionate about (yes, I do have another passion other than travel!) – photography. This is not a post on taking better photos, but just a reflection on why I enjoy photography and a look at some of my favourite themes … Continue reading Fanatical About Photography
If you've read some of my previous posts, you will know I love camping and being outdoors generally, so I decided that I should write a short post explaining why I like nothing better than to pack up the car and head out into the countryside with a tent and a gas stove... won't you … Continue reading Crazy for Camping!
I love to get out and walk come rain or shine, even if it’s only around where I live in the East Midlands (UK). But my true passion is getting out into the hills – I find climbing to the top of any hill or mountain exhilarating… it feels like an achievement and, best of … Continue reading My Favourite Places to Walk in the UK
There's nothing better than going down to the beach on a warm, sunny day... whether it's to just lay back and relax with a book or to jump into the sea for a swim. To be honest, I like going to the beach even when it's not a warm, sunny day - going to the beach … Continue reading My Favourite Beaches
Author bio: Westcountry Resorts is a luxury holiday homes provider that specialises in helping people find beautiful homes in beautiful locations across Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall. From luxury lodges to static caravans, the team at Westcountry Resorts sell holiday homes that will bring customers years of unforgettable experiences in the stunning South West. THE TOP 5 WALKS … Continue reading Top 5 Walks in North Devon
The Lake District is one of my favourite destinations in the UK. I love the breathtaking views, the wide range of outdoor activities available and the beautiful camping spots dotted around. On this occasion, we camped just outside Keswick (the hub for outdoor pursuits in the Lake District) at the beautifully situated and conveniently located Castlerigg … Continue reading A Weekend in Keswick
I love to travel but am not keen on package holidays – I like the freedom to do my own thing at my own pace – and decided that our 10 year old was now old enough to cope with a road trip… We’d been to France many times before and as it is only … Continue reading Road Trip Round France – Summer 2016