Hotels, Photography, Travel

A Modern Mountain Spa – NIDUM Casual Luxury Hotel

Do you remember that time when I went to the Dolomites for six days? No? Well, here is a link to the article which covered that awesome part of the world. Anyway, you may be thinking six days is a bit of a strange number isn't it - why not just make it a week?… Continue reading A Modern Mountain Spa – NIDUM Casual Luxury Hotel

Outdoors, Photography, Travel

Surrounded by Giants

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir  When you think about California, what springs to mind? Sunshine. Los Angeles, San Francisco, the Pacific Coast Highway, deserts and Yosemite National Park are a few places that I'm sure that some of you think of. They are all superb and wonderful… Continue reading Surrounded by Giants

Destinations, Photography, Travel

Yosemite National Park, California

'In every walk with Nature, one receives far more than he seeks.' John Muir California has long been Number 1 on my list of ‘return to’ destinations since my first visit in 2003. Embarking on a long road trip covering cities, theme parks, the coast, deserts and mountains there is such a wide variety of… Continue reading Yosemite National Park, California

Destinations, Photography, Travel

Six days in the Dolomites

I did it again. Trawling through Instagram, I came across a fantastic photograph of a landscape that looked other worldly, like a scene from Middle Earth in Lord of the Rings. 'Where is this magical place?' I thought, before looking at the location tag of the photo and figuring out that it was in the… Continue reading Six days in the Dolomites

Activities, UK

Ride a perfect wave in the Welsh mountains

It always rains in Wales, or at least that's what you are told. This is not factually correct, but if you are heading up to the Conwy Valley on the outskirts of the Snowdonia National Park you will be sure to want to spend a lot of your time outdoors to take in the stunning… Continue reading Ride a perfect wave in the Welsh mountains

Photography, Travel

Gentle hikes and mirrored lakes

The hills are alive with the sound of ... cow bells. I am often asked how I choose my holiday destinations. More often than not they are well known places that I have read about or places friends have already visited. But recently, a new trend seems to have formed thanks to the power of… Continue reading Gentle hikes and mirrored lakes