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The Scottish highlands are a true delight, and just as magical as you’d expect; there’s a good reason it’s been voted the most beautiful place in the world. If you can stand the high chance of heavy rain showers and a hell of a lot of driving, Scotland is worth adding to anyone’s list. While much of it looks similar, regardless of which loch you happen to be close to, it’s not… Read More

MT VESUVIUS There’s something about mountains and volcanoes, and Vesuvius in Italy was a good one. It doesn’t quite match up to the beauty of the much greener Untersberg Mountain in Austria, but it was still both awe-inspiring and rewarding. Being volcanic, the landscape is bare and grey, and not very diverse. Instead, it’s the views off the edge that you should be paying attention to. You can see miles of landscape… Read More

The English coastline can boast some fantastic walks, and one of the many stand-outs in Yorkshire is the cliffs of Flamborough. You can enter this part of coastline from various points, and you can walk right from the North Landing to the Lighthouse at the head by following a single long track. Expect to see sheer white cliffs and a wealth of local wildlife, including a number of sea birds such as… Read More

Salzburg, Austria, is one my favourite places I’ve ever visited in Europe. It’s a gorgeous city with plenty to do to keep you busy. We only had a few days here, so we couldn’t see everything, but here are my six recommendations for the best ways to spend your time in this fabulous part of Austria. THE FORTRESS Overlooking Salzburg from a large hilltop is an impressive fortress, with even more impressive… Read More