Europe

Snow covered ski fields of Val Thorens

Val Thorens Ski Resort -Where the Season Starts Early and Ends Late

At an altitude of 2300 meters, Val Thorens ski resort France is considered to be the highest in Europe. Due to the altitude this purposely built ski in and ski out Ski Resort, pretty much guarantees snow as early as November […]

Skiers on ridge in Chamonix France

6 Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski Weekend

I am always asked how it is possible that I can go skiing regularly without breaking the bank. It is simple, I do a lot of extended ski weekend trips. Don’t get me wrong, they can be expensive but with […]

Hiking Wolfsklamm Gorge Tyrol Austria

Wolfsklamm Gorge & St Georgenberg Monastery Austria

 Wolfsklamm gorge and St Georgenberg Monastery About a half-hour drive from Alpbach in the heart of Tyrol is Wolfsklamm gorge and St Georgenberg Monastery. It has a hiking trail through forests, bridges and viewing galleries built into rocks over emerald […]

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A day out at Hever Castle, England

Hever Castle & Gardens England is the childhood home of Anne Boleyn the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. It is one of my favourite castles to visit on a day trip out from London and […]