Messing about on the river is one of the finer ways to enjoy some of Europe’s most scenic views – there are plenty of opportunities to cast off and gently sail through the countryside, or even join a luxury cruise through some of Europe’s biggest cities. From our personal favourites…Posted on: November 28th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
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With its gorgeous medieval towns and traditional festivities no one does Christmas markets quite as well as Europe. So if you’re looking for presents, a magical atmosphere or goblets of gluhwein, then…Posted on: November 25th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Seasonal Travel by Becky Padmore.
Peru is easily most famous for being home to the Inca Trail, the ancient trek which has now become the holy grail for most adventure-loving travellers, but often precious little is known about the rest of the mysterious South American country. Here Jonathan Bell a journalist graduate who has lived in Peru on and off for three years chooses 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Peru…Posted on: November 18th in Beautiful Places, South America by Becky Padmore.
There has never been a better time to visit Scotland, Lonely Planet has just mentioned it as one of the must see countries to visit in 2014 and next year it will play host to a series of world-class events including the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup. If you’re a regular reader of this blog you know how much we love the place….Posted on: November 11th in Beautiful Places, Travel, UK by Becky Padmore.
When we were contacted by blogger and award-winning professional photographer June Jacobsen we were truly blown away by her travel photography, especially of the Antarctica. Here’s the story of her journey and some of her favourite shots of the surreally beautiful remote landscapes…Posted on: November 7th in Beautiful Places, Travel by Graham Padmore.
Australia and New Zealand are two countries known for their pristine natural wilderness and striking unspoilt landscapes. Plan a camping trip in either and you’re always guaranteed some seriously spectacular scenery. From the world’s whitest beaches to gigantic sand islands, here are 10 of the most beautiful places to camp in Australia and New Zealand…Posted on: November 4th in Australia, Beautiful Places by Becky Padmore.
Interest in travel photography has exploded over the last decade, mostly thanks to the developments in digital photography. If you’re a keen photographer you’ll know that there are few things more satisfying than capturing a really good photo. We asked the experts at the boutique photographic art gallery Tint Art which travel destinations they think provide picture perfect results almost very time you click the shutter….Posted on: October 21st in Beautiful Places, Travel, Travel Top 10s by Becky Padmore.
The isolated, remote country located near the Arctic Circle is home to some of the most unique landscapes in the world, which is probably why it’s fast becoming Europe’s hottest travel destination. With its huge glaciers, temperamental volcanoes, powerful waterfalls, bubbling hot springs and acres of wild untamed scenery, Iceland’s lonely lands are a nature lover’s paradise…Posted on: October 14th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Once a significant naval power, the famously friendly Netherlands is now one of the most densely populated nations on earth, with over 15 million people calling this relatively small country home. Almost half of its pancake-flat land was once underwater and today still most of the country lies at or below sea level. It’s often overlooked as a scenic destination but…Posted on: October 7th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel by Becky Padmore.
Europe, with its sun-soaked beaches and gorgeous historical cities is always going to be a holiday favourite. Although the continent is also filled with beautiful places that don’t get to bask in the spotlight, but still make a superb trip destination. Here are some of our favourite underrated beauty spots to keep in mind for your summer holiday in 2014…Posted on: September 30th in Beautiful Places, Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Becky Padmore.