There’s always something special about transporting yourself to an oasis in the middle of one of the worlds busiest cities; getting away from all the people who cant drive, shutting out most other annoying people in the world, and not having someone say sorry a million times after they’ve trodden on both your feet. One such special oasis is Richmond Park in London.
The park is situated south of the River Thames in west London and covers 2500 acres. The park is one of 8 Royal Parks in the city and is a National Nature reserve. Richmond Park contains a unique environment that resembles much of what England used to look like hundreds of years ago (and I wish it did now); thick forests with overarching trees, ponds dotted around the park, and hundreds of deer roaming freely.
Continue reading ➞ A Winters Stroll Through Richmond Park.
For some reason the wanderlust never fades, and for me it bites especially hard at the beginning of a new year. The beginning of the year provides a great opportunity to explore destinations that come into their own in the cold winter months. Winter fairs, great architecture covered in pure white snow, and unique winter activites all draw people in to explore these locations at their best. Here are the 5 best destinations in Europe for a getaway at the beginning of the year.
Continue reading ➞ The Top New Year Getaway Destinations in Europe.
For most of us when we think of travelling around Europe we would reflect on the more sunny places. From relaxing on a beach in Spain to spending some time in Italy or sampling some food in Greece. Norway might not be at the top of your list for luxurious European destinations, but as a country, it has a lot to offer tourists and seasoned holidaymakers alike. As a destination, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and there are fantastic attractions, but there are also places to relax and soak up the culture. Here are a few.
Continue reading ➞ Norway: The Unsung Beauty Of Europe.
Europe offers so many cultures, culinary delights, and climates. No wonder it is such a holiday favourite, no matter where you’re from. There are plenty of choices, and the ease of travel from country to country on the mainland makes it a traveller’s delight too. Best of all, it’s still pretty easy to hop over for a spur-of-the-moment long weekend. Here’s where to head to for each season of the year:
Continue reading ➞ Europe Is Great In All Seasons!
If you’re a keen skier then you’ve more than likely been to your fair share of ski resorts. You’ve most likely experienced what it’s like to ski in each of the countries most famous for snow topped mountains and the resorts the sit at their feet. You’ve probably even been to your fair share of ski towns for some after-slope refreshments. However, as good as it is to see and experience different kinds of slopes and ski resorts, wouldn’t it be nice to find the one that is perfect for you? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to plant your flag firmly into the ground of a piste (metaphorically, of course) and decide that this is the one for you? If you’re in the process of finding your perfect piste paradise, then make sure to take heed of the three great pistes listed below before you come to your final decision!
Continue reading ➞ Finding Your Perfect Piste of Paradise – The Top 3.
Lake Tahoe received lots of snow this new year and we didn’t waste a second getting into snowball fights!
This one was fun to make 🙂