I decided after coming back to the UK from Canada, that I wanted to do another winter season. I had really enjoyed the last two, and the previous ones in Europe and New Zealand. So before I left Banff, I had started looking for work. Sadly, the Brexit situation and my limited knowledge of French […]Read More Fort William, Nevis Range and Scotland
Now that I’ve visited a fair few of these, I think it’s time to give you a little run down of my thoughts and hopefully pass on some useful information to people who are looking at coming across for a holiday or season. A note for Europeans – North America doesn’t have ‘Red’ runs, they […]Read More Canadian Ski Resorts – Which is the best?
Heading out from Vancouver my first destination would be where I’d settle for the winter season, Canada’s Second Largest Ski Hill, Sun Peaks. It’s a pretty town, built in the saddle between three hills, one of the few resorts in Canada to offer a ski-in ski-out town, no driving each morning. The main street is […]Read More Sun Peaks, Good Times in British Columbia
Grunau, Austria; a tiny but incredibly picturesque village hidden away in the Austrian alps, surrounded by mountains, lakes, lakes and mountains. Now that might not be enough to make you want to visit, but perhaps we can persuade you… The Accommodation: Probably one of the best reasons to visit is the wonderfully Austrian and uniquely […]Read More 48 Hours in… Grunau
Why Bled? A little pre-season time off gave me a chance to explore one of the new East Loop daystops, something I’m very glad to have done. Staying with Jani and his family at Jazz Bled Hostel is an absolute pleasure, they are so welcoming and friendly it makes you feel right at home from […]Read More Bled, Slovenia
The last and final leg of my journey leads up from the South Coast and Durban, north towards Johannesburg, stopping only once at the excellent Drakensberg mountain range. The Amphitheatre is in the Northern Drakensberg, a huge bowl shaped area of valleys, canyons and cliffs which stretch up to some of the highest peaks in […]Read More South Africa Part8 – The Drakensberg