Tagged: snow

Here’s Why You Must Visit Suomenlinna in Snow!

Suomenlinna in Snow. The little ferry made its way along the narrow blue ribbon of sea cut through the ice, the broken chunks of which knocked against the hull turning this simple commute from Helsinki to Suomenlinna feel more like an adventure than a short...

Beautiful Frozen Helsinki

Frozen Helsinki I returned to the city I’d ached for after leaving a year ago. A city and country that had stayed in my thoughts for much of the last 12 months. When I’d been in Helsinki in December 2014 I’d been too early to...

Why Mürren Is A Fairytale Winter Wonderland

Mürren, Switzerland   My boots crunched through the compacted snow, I breathed in the crisp alpine air and took in the spectacular vista surrounding me. A footpath had been cut into the deep snow, a white corridor high up above the Lauterbrunnen valley. The majestic peaks...

Konstanz: 32 Pictures that will make you book a trip here!

Konstanz, Germany Locations don’t often get more beautiful and photogenic than Konstanz’s jaw-dropping position on the edge of Lake Constance. This dazzling lake is enclosed by the distant white peaks of the Austrian Alps, forming a spectacular backdrop for this old German town. With Switzerland...

There are no road signs in the Gobi Desert. Part 1

There are few blacktop roads in Mongolia once you leave the smog blanketed chaos of Ulaanbaatar, out in the desert it takes knowledge and experience to navigate the wide open plains. The sun and the stars become your road signs, mountains and rock formations guide...

Ticking Off My #1 James Bond Location!

I managed to fulfil a lifetime {and very geeky} ambition over the winter, I visited my #1 007, James Bond location, the one at the very top of the list. As far as I’m concerned, it is the ultimate, most iconic of all the 007...

Murren, Switzerland, snow, mountains

A Snowy Hike From Mürren

The clouds we’d seen all week disappeared from the valley revealing a beautiful blue sky so we took the cable car up to pretty Mürren. Sitting over 1600 metres above sea level at the end of the Lauterbrunnen valley, Mürren has impressive views of the Eiger, Monch...

Two Little Alpine Christmas Markets

Christmas markets in Switzerland really help to get you into the Christmas spirit! The Lauterbrunnen Christmas Market was on our second night after arriving. We walked down along the river with our torches, in the freshly fallen snow from the house to the town. The...

Scotland, UK, Cairngorms

Hiding Away Up A Scottish Glen

Scotland has many hidden gems, beautiful views and magnificent walks that are less well-known than some of the more celebrated places. We took our little van up into north Angus this week. Just 35 miles from Dundee yet it felt a million miles separated us...

A Snowy Week In The Cairngorms

Ever vagabonding, we found ourselves camping in the Cairngorms last week, seven days of snow, mountains and wildlife. Fortunately it coincided with some friends of ours who also made the trip up from Yorkshire because snow had been forecast, they are wildlife photographers and wanted...