Tag: destinations

England’s Stunning Seven Sisters

England’s Stunning Seven Sisters

The Cliffs of Seven Sisters lie within the South Downs National Park in the English county of East Sussex. Where the south coast meets the English Channel, the dramatic white cliffs are continuously eroded by crashing waves. Technically, there are eight cliffs, with seven dips, […]

16 Things That Make A Visit To Skopje Totally Worth It

16 Things That Make A Visit To Skopje Totally Worth It

We spent over a month in Macedonia’s bustling capital city Skopje. Most people (including the locals) seemed bemused as to why we wanted to stay there for so long. Well, when we first arrived we kind of wondered the same thing. The majority of tourists […]

A Discovery of Macedonia’s Religious Architecture

A Discovery of Macedonia’s Religious Architecture

Macedonia’s religious architecture is reflected by the country’s diverse history and culture. The predominant religions are Orthodox Christianity and Islam. However, Roman Catholicism, Protestant and Jewish faiths are also present. With over 1800 churches and approximately 580 mosques, Macedonia’s religious architecture is a glorious celebration […]

Mysterious Peshna Cave

Mysterious Peshna Cave

In the depths of Macedonia’s hills lies mysterious Peshna Cave. Steeped in raw beauty and legendary tales the cave is said to be one of Macedonia’s lesser known natural heritage monuments. It also holds claim to be the largest cave entrance in the Balkans at 30 […]

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park – Macedonia’s Wild West

Mavrovo National Park could be described as the wild west of Macedonia. Located in the west of the country’s landlocked borders the region is home to mountainous landscapes, thick forests, and wild creatures. Clumps of villages scatter hillsides accessed only by winding roads and trails […]

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

A Hikers Guide: Vodno to Matka Canyon

Hiking to Matka Canyon from Skopje’s Vodno Mountain is a great way to escape Macedonia’s bustling city. Located just a 10-mile drive from Skopje’s city centre. Matka Canyon is a popular day trip for locals and tourists. However ditching the car and hiking to the […]

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Hiking Around Oeschinen Lake

Oeschinen Lake (or Oeschinensee) is one of Switzerland’s most stunning lakes. As part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNESCO World Heritage Site, it sits elevated high in the mountains at 5,177 ft above the town of Kandersteg in the Bernese Oberland region. When you come here you are struck by its beauty of […]

Falling in Love with Frutigen

Falling in Love with Frutigen

We loved our short break in the small Swiss town of Frutigen. My husband and I spent only 12 days here, as an interim to get to our next destination. When we left we both felt totally relaxed, and adored the friendliness of our hosts […]

The Best Swiss Rail Passes to Travel Around Switzerland

The Best Swiss Rail Passes to Travel Around Switzerland

Buying a Swiss Rail Pass is one of the best ways to travel around Switzerland. The train network is one of the best in the world. It offers eco-friendly transport with easy access to hundreds of train, boat and bus routes. The trains are clean, […]

How to Travel by Train in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

How to Travel by Train in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté

Train travel in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté is fun and easy, however, people usually think a car is a necessity when visiting regions like this. Perhaps because we perceive rural landscapes and remote towns. But isn’t that why we choose to visit such a place? I suppose it depends […]