Liberec Some Things to See and Do

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You might end up in Liberec by accident, or maybe you are in the area and curious, like we were driving back from a weekend in the mountains that run along the border between the Czech Republic and Poland. But I wouldn't go out of my way to head there for the day or for sightseeing – it is not a pretty city, though it has a comfortable feel and it’s nice to sit in the main square and have a coffee … [Read more...]

5 Areas for Walking Holidays in Scotland

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Scotland is a magical land that possesses breath-taking landscapes, unique cultures, and a rich history - well that's my story and being Scottish I am of course right.  I forget while I am away how beautiful the country is and get blown away whenever I am back visiting.  As you all know I like my hill walking so you would expect me to say that an ideal way to explore this majestic country is to go … [Read more...]

5 Great Walking Holidays In Europe

Going up Ben Nevis

There is no better way for visitors to witness Europe's astonishing natural beauty than to travel by foot. See the golden sun rising behind the glorious sun-coated Alps and the waves of the Spanish sea crashing powerfully against the rocks, on an exciting walking holiday in Europe. Here is a guide to five great walking holidays, which will take visitors on unforgettable journeys through worlds of … [Read more...]

9 Short Walks In Scotland

Loch an Nostarie

Take in some of the most spectacular scenery in the whole of Scotland on a mixture of fabulous hill passes. Come to the ancient glens and hills of the Highlands and enjoy some of the finest walking country in the world. You'll find it's a fantastic place for a holiday where the dramatic scenery imbues the Highlands with an endless sense of excitement. Towering crags and rushing burns will get the … [Read more...]

Camping Holidays In West Lothian

River Dee Aberdeen

A charming county overflowing with history, art, and beautiful countryside, West Lothian is the perfect spot for a camping holiday. Situated on the border of Scotland’s capital city, West Lothian is an ideal site for campers, offering a variety of activities. Whether it’s a day in the bustling city, a walk across Scotland’s enchanting highlands, or a relaxing day at one of Scotland’s famous … [Read more...]

Walks in the West Highlands of Scotland

Loch Lomond Scotland

You could happily spend years walking in this very beautiful and varied area. There is something for every walker: Munros, Corbetts and hundreds of smaller hills; family-friendly woodland walks; island routes; coastal treks and long distance trails. It's a hilly area, with the exception of Islay, and has much of the grand loch-filled scenery one normally associates with more northerly regions. And … [Read more...]

6 Easy Walking Routes in Scotland’s Castle and Whisky Country

River Dee Aberdeen

Enjoy a fabulous combination of coastal, city and inland walks, the latter in Royal territory. Aberdeenshire has a pleasing mix of stunning natural beauty and culturally rich attractions where you can enjoy an invigorating walk as well as visiting a magnificent castle or two and include a visit to one of the many Speyside whisky distilleries. There are hill walks in the Grampians, forest routes … [Read more...]

Walking in Perthshire Angus & Dundee, and the Kingdom of Fife

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If you had to choose just one area of Scotland to visit for walking, then this would have to be it. Perthshire, Angus & Dundee and the Kingdom of Fife offers a perfect microcosm of all that Scotland has to offer the walker. From seaside strolls, to forest walks, and mountain hikes. There is an idyllic walk for everyone here — guaranteed! Ben Lawers At close to 4000ft (1220m), Ben Lawers is … [Read more...]

The Scottish Highland for Skiing

Skiing is the most popular winter sport and there are plenty of countries in Europe which offer fantastic ski resorts. If it is a good snow year then Scotland is a great place for a ski holiday, so you are not disappointed by turning up and finding out there hasn't been enough snow to ski, you could always check out the snow conditions before heading to the mountains. Skiing in Scotland … [Read more...]

Summer in the Czech Republic

End of Camino in France

So I am heading into my last month here in the Czech Republic and looking forward to going back to Dublin. I have enjoyed myself, but as usual have got a lot less done than expected at the start of the summer. We arrived here in the middle of April and it was freezing, I didn't expect that, I just thought it would be a few degrees warmer than Dublin. During the first month I was building fires … [Read more...]

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