Scenes from the countryside in Oberndorf, Tirol, Austria. Mountains, trails, green grass and pretty flowers. Country living in the summertime.
Last week I returned from Sarajevo and I've been reflecting ever since. I wasn't sure what to expect from the city, a place almost destroyed by war just 20 years ago. I have vague memories from a child of seeing the destruction on the news, and in my mind the Balkans have remained a distant… Continue reading Sarajevo
Any trip to Mount Maunganui in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty region is incomplete without making it to the top of the town's iconic mount for panoramic views. Most locals worth their salt will complete the short, but tough ascent at least once a week, with many making it part of their daily routine. And… Continue reading Mount Maunganui Summit Walk
In recent years, yoga has become very fashionable. It’s the little black dress of the health and wellbeing industry, with people around the world aspiring to bendy perfection. Instagram is full of yoga ‘celebrities’ with a cult following, and yoga is seen by many as the best way to live a healthy, balanced life. So,… Continue reading Bendy Perfection
By guest writer Rohit from Trans India Travels There are many different ways to connect to nature. Some people like trekking or hiking, others enjoy rafting and camping. One of the most preferred and popular ways to connect with nature is by peak climbing. The beauty of nature that can be felt on top of… Continue reading Mountain Climbing in India
Winter is here. The mountains are white and the trees are dusted with snow. The air is icy and the nights are long. Autumn has been and gone, and winter has taken its place. The last couple of weeks of the year are always magical. The sun hangs low in the sky, twinkling lights brighten… Continue reading Winter
New Zealand. Aotearoa. The land of the long white cloud. The island nation tucked away in the south Pacific and the inspiration for Lord of the Rings. It's a dream destination for many, with travellers and tourists enduring long flights to explore beaches, volcanoes, mountains and glaciers. It's known for its rolling green hills on… Continue reading New Zealand Summer
Autumn has ended in Austria and the mountains are coated in snow, transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. The arrival of snow signals the start of skiing and snowboarding as resorts get ready to open to the public. The snow also signals the end of hiking season in Tirol as trails disappear and become… Continue reading Hiking to Ellmauer Tor