Tagged: walking

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Walking to Pulpit Rock

Walking Up To Pulpit Rock It’s around a two hour walk to the spectacular Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock), a walk that is well worth the exertion when you look out from this protruding cliff over the jaw-dropping vista in front of you. Standing near the edge...

Take a Gorgeous Helsinki bay walk around Eläintarhanlahti and Töölönlahti

A Gorgeous Helsinki Bay Walk

Helsinki Bay Walk Helsinki’s coastal location is glorious, yet it is also abundant in parks and green spaces: nature and peace is easy to find. Right at the heart of the city, just a short walk from the central railway station, are two beautiful bodies...

Bako National Park

A Day Trip To Bako National Park

Bako National Park Bako National Park is the oldest of Sarawak’s national parks, a verdant peninsula of accessible walking trails, beaches and wildlife. The draw is the walking opportunities, which range from easy strolls to more challenging hikes. The park is small but very varied,...

Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces

Walking among the Dragon’s Back Bone Rice Terraces

In the mountains to the north of Guilin, a spectacular dragon slumbers. Here rises Longji, a mountain so coiled in rice terraces that it resembles the back bone of a mighty dragon. Every bit of this famed mountain is covered in terraces and the rice...

Lamma Island, Hong Kong

Laid back on Lamma

So we escaped China! The huge country had been enthralling and fascinating but we needed a break, and we found it on a small, tranquil island in Hong Kong. Technically still China, Hong Kong is an autonomous, separate special administrative region and it comprises of a...

Great Wall at Jinshanling

The Great Wall is a mighty Dragon

The Great Wall snakes over the mountain ridges of northern China like the backbone of a mighty dragon. A crumbling monument of stone from the distant past that enthrall visitors today yet was built to keep out marauding invaders from the west. The only marauding...

The Mall

A thrifty wander through London’s Parks

London can be an expensive destination, there are so many brilliant things to spend your hard-earned cash on, not to mention the cost of accommodation. When the sun comes out however, London can become your thrifty playground! Obviously you can’t plan your trip around the...

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...

Lauterbrunnen Valley | Vagabond Baking

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...

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