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Destinations, News

Celebrate Switzerland’s National Day

Four languages, five borders, a vast inventive history and plenty of exhilarating outdoor fun, a national day for everything Swiss. This small central European country shares borders with Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.  The capital is Bern and two of the largest cities are Zurich and Geneva. The people of Switzerland have four official… Continue reading Celebrate Switzerland’s National Day

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News

Expansion of Train Fleet in the Canadian Rockies

Canadian company Rocky Mountaineer have received delivery of their tenth new train carriage to give travellers an unforgettable experience through the Rockies. Due to celebrate 30 years in 2020, the family owned Canadian company Rocky Mountaineer is delighted to accept delivery of its newest addition to the fleet. The company had ordered 10 new carriages… Continue reading Expansion of Train Fleet in the Canadian Rockies

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Adventures, Stories

Hiking in Huesca

From mushroom picking to taking a peek at the snow capped mountains of the Pyrenees, this was an unexpected hike in Aragon. When heading out for a walk, somehow, we always manage to reach some mountain peak.  This woodland walk searching for mushrooms was no different, as we ended up 1,623 metres high and taking… Continue reading Hiking in Huesca

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Adventures, Destinations, Stories

Santorini: An Island Tour

Famous for its sunsets, the Greek island of Santorini offers visitors a chance to explore on land and at sea. As one of the Greek Cyclade Islands, Santorini lies in the Aegon Sea, its name taken from Saint Irene. As many of the Greek islands have suffered volcanoes and earthquakes, Santorini is no different. Devastation… Continue reading Santorini: An Island Tour

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Destinations

Farena: Catalunya, Spain

Situated within the Mountains of Prades, close to the Brugent River, it sits at 610m above sea level. Farena is a small medieval mountain village in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The village is easily accessible by car and as there are parking facilities is the ideal starting point for the surrounding bike and… Continue reading Farena: Catalunya, Spain

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Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

Walking from Pratdip to Mont Redon in Catalunya's Serra de Llaberia hills. The Serra de Llaberia is a protected natural space in the province of Tarragona. Two of us hiked from the village of Pratdip, known for the locally grown almonds and hazelnuts to Mont Redon. Covering approximately 10km over several hours of steady walking,… Continue reading Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

the forge at the medieval market in creixell tarragona catalunya spain
Adventures, Stories

The Medieval Market of Creixell

Many villages hold a Medieval Market but not all of them have circus acts and bird shows like the one at Creixell had. The historical town of Creixell is off the N-340 between Tarragona and Barcelona in the Catalan region of Spain. Easily accessible by car, it is approximately a one hour walk or 20… Continue reading The Medieval Market of Creixell

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Destinations, Reviews

Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain

Montserrat, literally named saw mountain due to its extraordinary multi peaked mountain range is in the province of Barcelona. The monastery, home to a community of monks and the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat is a haven for tourists, with the mountain paths attracting those seeking some outdoors adventure and exploration. Home to the… Continue reading Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain