The Luscious Green Country… aka Slovenia

Slovenia, the “Green Country” is more than 50% covered by forest and one of the most water-rich countries in Europe with many waterways lakes and deep aquifers. It is simply picturesque. Before you look below at the photos, one note of warning, when travelling through Slovenia pay the €15 for the motorway/highway pass as soon as

Coffee, Gelato & Amazing Landscapes – Other Italian finds

In the North of Italy, After Leaving Lake Garda, we continued on our search for good coffee, gelato & amazing landscapes.. We ventured south into Tuscany, which won us over instantly, besides the beautiful scenery we found that you could stop at any Tabacchi &/or café and get two cappuccinos and an incredible naughty treat (soft

Trail days – Possibly the best festival ever!

Specialized Germany puts on an event each year called Trail Days, consisting of 4 days of riding, music and GOOOOOD times on bikes. This Year Trail Day’s was held at Kranjska Gora in Slovenia. We heard about the festival through our friends in Innsbruck and were lucky enough to get tickets on the last release,

Innsbruck & Skiing Adventures

We have been in Austria for over two weeks now (doing all the activities, hence the radio silence on new blogs) & it’s been incredible. Innsbruck is located in the Inn Valley in Tirol, surrounded by numerous mountains offering up a plethora of potential activities and adventures. Late April and early May can be hit

Mountain Biking in Scotland

It was the Easter Long Weekend! We departed from the east coast of Scotland loading up on food supplies at the local Lidl in Brechin, at bargain prices, including loads of fruit & vegies, tasty dinners planned, beers, wine, dark chocolate & loads of trail snacks. We arrived in Laggan in the afternoon while the

Scotland, the east coast

Whiskey, Pheasant and Epic Castles We flew back from Ireland to Newcastle late on the Monday evening & set off early on the Tuesday, heading north towards our next destination, Scotland. We had decided to head to Scotland to spend the Easter long weekend with some friends who would join us later in the week. Scotland