Passing through Piran, Slovenia

Driving from Italy to Croatia and looking for a place to stop on the way? This is exactly the position I found myself in a few weeks ago, which is why I came to spend a few hours in the delightful coastal town of Piran.

Wandering in St. Wolfgang, Austria

You may recognise the picturesque lakeside town of St. Wolfgang from the opening scenes of The Sound of Music, but whether you have seen the film or not the surrounding scenery is so stunningly dramatic you will feel like you have walked onto a film set regardless.

A visit to Verona

On my recent road trip around Europe I made my debut in Italy and it is fair to say that I fell in love with the country. Everything from the architecture to the history to the fashion to the food made me smile and none more so than the beautiful Italian city of Verona.

Where to go on a European road trip

As I write this I am getting incredibly excited because I am just about to embark on a two week road trip around Europe. I am going with my boyfriend and it took us quite a few drafts to get our route nailed because one, there is just so much to see in Europe and… View Post

A weekend climbing Mount Snowdon

A couple of weekends ago I headed up to Wales with some friends to climb Mount Snowdon, which turned out to be a truly wonderful weekend. The scenery in this corner of Wales was absolutely stunning – almost on the same level as New Zealand – and the area is well worth a visit.