More Trees Please

Article written for Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) - https://www.pect.org.uk/ Did you know it is thought that there are three trillion trees in the world? Three trillion!! Now that might sound like a whole lot of green tree going on, however we’re removing around fifteen billion a year – and only replanting around five billion, … Continue reading More Trees Please

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Shinrin Yoku – ‘Forest Bathe’ your troubles away – A prescription from Nature

Shinrin Yoku - It sounds like something on the local takeaway menu or maybe a mysterious Japanese rice wine however, Shinrin Yoku is the art of 'Forest Bathing'. Developed in 1980's Japan, it is a Japanese pastime that promises complete mental and physical rejuvenation. The simple art of Forest Bathing involves stretching, meditating, inhaling tree … Continue reading Shinrin Yoku – ‘Forest Bathe’ your troubles away – A prescription from Nature

Filas, Ducks and the Mountain Snob – a character building journey to Snowdon

This story starts in the quiet outskirts of Brighton. The road that I live on backing out into the South Downs National Park - I can smell the grass from my window in Hangleton. For some, walking and hiking is just a means to get from one place to another but for me it's another … Continue reading Filas, Ducks and the Mountain Snob – a character building journey to Snowdon

Bucketlistspiration…10 of The Most Fascinating Places on Earth…

It is hard to believe that our Earth has such fascinating and awe-inspiring places to discover - places most of us have never seen and places we can only imagine in our wildest dreams. From majestic waterfalls to fiery holes of hell these places do exist and make me want to pack my bags and … Continue reading Bucketlistspiration…10 of The Most Fascinating Places on Earth…

The New Patagonia Express – Guest Blog from Olly at aplantogo.com

So here we have it, a wonderful guest blog written by the adventurous Olly. Enjoy.... Having travelled through over 80 countries, all 7 continents and worked in travel for almost 2 decades, Olly created APlanToGo.com to share his experiences. On this blog he creates free, highly-detailed itineraries for all budgets, with accommodation, transport and sightseeing recommendations, plus … Continue reading The New Patagonia Express – Guest Blog from Olly at aplantogo.com

Week 16 – Travel Blog Challenge – Scary Travel Stories – A personal travel journey to the Amazon

Hi everyone - welcome to week 16 of the Travel Blog Challenge - Scary travel stories. Ok so I haven't strictly been sticking to the weeks as my life over the past 3 months has changed drastically, which has left me with little to no time to write. This blog post is pretty different to … Continue reading Week 16 – Travel Blog Challenge – Scary Travel Stories – A personal travel journey to the Amazon

Week 15 – Travel Blog challenge – Travel Regrets

Hello fellow bloggers - firstly apologies, I have dropped quite far behind with the 'weekly' travel blog challenge recently due to various reasons but here we go... week 15 travel regrets... "I regret travelling around the word and staying at home instead"- said no one ever! Taken a year out and done the whole backpacking … Continue reading Week 15 – Travel Blog challenge – Travel Regrets

Rome wasn’t built in a day but it sure can be explored in one

Check out my earlier posts on Montenegro and how we came to be in Rome for less than 24 hours... Intro to my trip to Montenegro with a hint of Rome Mountain Day - The plan that didn't go to plan Kayaking on Lake Skadar Undiscovered Swimming Spots and Bat Cave Rome is my favourite … Continue reading Rome wasn’t built in a day but it sure can be explored in one

Hiking – Undiscovered Swimming Spots and Bat Caves – Montenegro

Hi everyone - Welcome to Hiking week from my series on Montenegro. A journey to wild swimming spots, a bat cave and river wading... Please check out my other posts in the series 🙂 Intro to my trip to Montenegro with a hint of Rome Mountain Day - The plan that didn't go to plan … Continue reading Hiking – Undiscovered Swimming Spots and Bat Caves – Montenegro

Week 13 – Travel Blog challenge – Unique Cultures Encountered

Wherever you go in the world you are likely to encounter something completely different than what you are used to at home - after all that is one of the main reasons why we travel! One of the most unique and different encounters I have experienced was the Cao Dai Temple in Vietnam - I … Continue reading Week 13 – Travel Blog challenge – Unique Cultures Encountered