Breathtaking Haleakala National Park Sunrise

Breathtaking Haleakala National Park Sunrise

When in Maui you can’t miss the breathtaking Haleakala National Park sunrise from the islands highest peak. At 10023 feet (3005 m) above sea level the summit of Haleakalā will leave you speechless. [Read more…]

Our Trip To Hawaii And San Francisco

Our Trip To Hawaii And San Francisco

Last week Lynne and I returned from our trip to Hawaii and San Francisco. It was an amazing trip of a lifetime for us both. Here’s our Hawaii and San Francisco trip itinerary and how we fitted everything in to our two weeks.   [Read more…]

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter Winter Hillwalk

Meall Chuaich, Drumochter isn’t exactly the most exciting Munro to climb if you go by some of the descriptions of it. However that depends very much on what kind of weather conditions you get! [Read more…]

Summer Holiday In Cornwall

Summer Holiday In Cornwall

This post is all about our summer holiday in Cornwall. Great walks, picturesque little villages, white sandy beaches and lots of fresh air. Of course it wouldn’t be a summer holiday in Cornwall if you didn’t enjoy the odd Cornish cream tea too! [Read more…]

Lochnagar Weekend

Lochnagar Weekend

Check out this Lochnagar weekend post for stunning images of Scotland and in particular the Scottish Highlands at their (nearly) very best! Let Lady Lynne and I be your guide leading you up one of our most famous mountains, Lochnagar – just remember to pack your waterproofs! [Read more…]

Cruach Ardrain

Cruach Ardrain

Cruach Ardrain is a Munro that lies just north of Beinn Tulaichean. We climbed Cruach Ardrain a couple of weekends ago. Beinn Tulaichean again too. Check out these pictures to see just how different the landscape looks with the change of weather and scenery compared to March!  [Read more…]

Views Of Liverpool

Views Of Liverpool

These views of Liverpool are taken from a recent short trip to that port city in the north west of England. A city with a rich cultural and industrial past situated on the Mersey Estuary. Home of the RMS Titanic and many other such famous liners. These views of Liverpool show how it’s maritime past helped shape the vibrant city it is today.     [Read more…]

Views of Oban

Views of Oban

Views of Oban and a recap of a few restful days spent staying at the seafood capital of Scotland. There’s plenty of walking to keep up an active lifestyle here as well as much delicious seafood to be had! You’ll find plenty of pictures of both, the views of Oban and the seafood we ate here. [Read more…]

Braemar Hillwalking Weekend

Braemar Hillwalking Weekend

I’d been looking forward to this Braemar hillwalking weekend for weeks. I wasn’t disappointed. A fantastic weekend was had with glorious weather, two Munros, Carn an t-Sagairt Mor and Carn a’Choire Bhoidheach summitted and some great food enjoyed too. Check out this recap of the weekend with stunning views! [Read more…]

Carlisle to Bowness on Solway

Carlisle to Bowness on Solway

The Carlisle to Bowness on Solway part of Hadrian’s Wall Path is the last 13 miles of the path if you are walking it from East to West. You can enjoy long walks along country lanes and through country fields as well as the sights and sounds of nature, the River Eden and the Solway estuary marshes all offering peace and solitude. [Read more…]

Ben Vorlich

Ben Vorlich

Ben Vorlich is one of two Munros, the other being Stuc a’Chroin. They are adjacent to each other and situated in the southern part of the Highlands of Scotland. [Read more…]

London Bus Tour

London Bus Tour

Hey folks, join me today for a London bus tour around all the main sites of the capital city of the UK! Lady Lynne and I were there last weekend on a quick getaway for a change of scenery, some great food and to see a show too. [Read more…]

Beinn Tulaichean

Beinn Tulaichean

The sun shone and the skies were clear for climbing Beinn Tulaichean last Saturday. Superb conditions at last for being able to get out of the city and up into the Scottish Highlands for some climbing and clearing out of all that mind clutter! [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.4 Zanzibar Spice Tour and Final Days

African Adventures Pt.4 Zanzibar Spice Tour and Final Days

You can’t go to Zanzibar without going on a Zanzibar spice tour like we did during our final days spent on the beautiful island. Spices, in particular cloves, account for nearly half of Zanzibar’s GDP. The island has a number of thriving designated spice plantations definitely worth visiting. Lady Lynne and I were lucky enough to visit here in December as part of our continuing trip of a lifetime. [Read more…]

African Adventures Pt.3 Zanzibar – Wildlife and Sightseeing

African Adventures Pt.3 Zanzibar – Wildlife and Sightseeing

Zanzibar – wildlife and sightseeing was next on our itinerary. Zanzibar island, situated approximately 25 km off the mainland coast of Africa is home to the red colobus monkey as well a thriving spice trade and the world heritage site of Stone Town. Lady Lynne and I were lucky enough to visit here in December as part of our continuing trip of a lifetime. [Read more…]