Hiking in the Lake District in the snow

9 Lake District Mountain Walks For Beginners

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I was one year old the first time I set foot in the Lake District National Park. I grew up in Preston, a mere one hour drive from the Southern lakes, and was taken to the Lakes at least once a year throughout my childhood. It is a special…
Hiking the Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

Hiking The Tongariro Crossing, New Zealand

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If someone says to you 'New Zealand National Park', what is the first thing that jumps into your head? For me, it's the sweeping 360 degree, stunning, panoramic mountain shots in Lord Of The Rings, with dwarves and horses running across stunning…

Why Franschhoek Is One Of My Favourite Places On Earth

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South Africa kick started my love for personal travel. Aside from work ventures, my trip to South Africa in November 2009 was my first long-haul adventure since living in the USA six years earlier. The trip was planned for 11 days. To…
Milford Sound, New Zealand - Adventure Bagging

Cruising Milford Sound & Flying Over Fiordland

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You've seen Jurassic Park, right? Remember at the beginning, where Richard Attenborough flies into the park in a helicopter, and you see those amazing views of the landscape, including waterfalls, mountains and rivers? That was almost…
Skiing in Germany - Adventure Bagging

Cheap Skiing In Germany: The Zugspitze

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I've visited Munich several times over the last few years, mainly for work. I saw a lot of the airport, hotels, a few bars, and our old Munich office. So when I saw BA Reward Flights to Munich over New Year, I decided it was time to see the…