Mam Tor, Peak District UK

I'm still undergoing my hiking training in preparation for the trek in Transylvania to raise money for Mind. So in search of seeking out some good local places to walk, we set off for the Peak District, which is about an hour or so away from where we live. Mam Tor was our destination; a … Continue reading Mam Tor, Peak District UK

Walking Tour of Vienna

When on a short city break, it can sometimes feel like you are trying to cram everything in. One of the best ways of seeing a lot in a short space of time is to take a walking tour. Luckily, on our trip to Vienna, the hotel was offering a free walking tour of the … Continue reading Walking Tour of Vienna

Taking the Plunge: Anxiety and Travelling

I'm not going to pretend that I came up with the idea for this post by myself. I didn't. I read a post by Lauren Juliff on http://www.nomadicmatt.com which brilliantly encapsulated some of the fears I have about travelling - especially travelling alone. You can read the post here. Lately, I've been wanting to prove … Continue reading Taking the Plunge: Anxiety and Travelling

Getting Lost Close To Home

Feet sinking into the snow, we realised that there was no path anymore and getting down off the hill was going to be a bit of a challenge. We'd set off for a wander around Ullswater and Aira Force, following the Aira Force and Gowbarrow Trail. The promising views from the summit of Gowbarrow had … Continue reading Getting Lost Close To Home