• Category: Travel

    Croft 103 – a journey to the edge of mainland Britain

    by  • July 17, 2015 • Travel


    As I sit writing this, two Oyster Catchers fly low over my head, quickly disappearing into a mist that is sweeping its way up Loch Eriboll towards me. If there’s one thing that changes constantly and without warning on Scotland’s wild northern coast, it’s the weather – from sunshine to rain in...

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    Interview with a modern nomad

    by  • June 6, 2015 • Travel


    Patrick M. Schroeder has been travelling the globe since 2007, covering most legs of his incredible journey by bicycle. Having made it through over 120 countries so far, we put some questions to the World Bicyclist

    Can you tell us a little bit about your quest and why the...

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    Cycling around the Cotswolds

    by  • July 2, 2014 • Travel


    Last weekend we set off to explore the Cotswolds on bicycle, thanks to The Carter Companya family-led organisation who offer ready-made and bespoke cycling and walking tours around Britain and Europe. Wendy Carter was inspired to set up the company after exploring some of Austria’s beautiful...

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    An arrangement of colour in Amalfi

    May 11, 2014 • Travel


    The Amalfi coast in Italy is well known for its stunning views and panoramic coastal roads but there’s a lot to be soaked up inside its hilltop villas too…La Minervetta, perched on the seacliff overlooking Marina Grande – a short walk from the centre of Sorrento, has gone for a...

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    Slow Travel Across America: Part 1 – CrossCountry

    May 29, 2013 • Adventure, Travel

    View from the back 2


    Route (main stops): Chicago – Omaha – Denver – Salt Lake City – Reno – Sacramento – San Francisco.

    Time zones crossed: Central, Mountain and Pacific

    There’s no denying that America is a vast country and the temptation to fly from East coast to West or vice versa is particularly easy to give...

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    A Sussex Hill Top through the Seasons

    December 14, 2012 • Travel, UK Travel


    There’s something comforting about the seasons and the subtle changes they bring to a landscape as they roll slowly but determinedly onwards through a year. There is a certain hill in Sussex, just down the road from my boyfriend’s parent’s house, which I make a pilgrimage to each time we...

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    The Interview Series: On The Road with the Family

    November 27, 2012 • Travel

    Micki, Charles and family

    For Micki and Charles Kosman, founders of the fantastic Barefoot Nomad site, travelling the globe is a way of life. They have literally spent years doing it, and so when they decided to start a family they naturally came to the conclusion that rather than stop their world-wide explorations, they’d take their...

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