As I continue my counting countries series, next up is my country number 43, Andorra. It’s an absolutely tiny country (technically a principality) perched up in the Pyrenees between Spain and France. The mountains lend it some very spectacular views which were the highlight of my visit.
Today it’s time for some travel, continuing my counting counties series. In chronological order, the next countries I visited were in the Baltics; Finland, Estonia and Latvia – taking me up to a country count of 40! I visited them all together and created my own personal tour of the Baltics. And I got lucky […]
Ah, hiking boots. I’ve been thinking about these recently. In particular how my thoughts on hiking boots for travel have really evolved over the years. Or why I used to be a rubbish traveller. For my first big backpacking trip, my ventures into Eastern Europe, I devoured all the guide books. (These were pre-internet times). […]
There are some countries that I’ve always been keen to visit. They’ve been top of my list and I’ve made time to go and visit them. Some I’ve even visited again and again. And then there are some countries that for one reason or another, I’ve always overlooked. Continuing my counting counties series, the next […]
After my dream trip to Peru and Bolivia, I well and truly caught the bug of adventure holidays. So I had to book another one. And this time my sights were set on Africa – in particular, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – the largest mountain on the continent. It seemed such an interesting place to visit and […]
When I was growing up the most exotic and exclusive place you could go on your holidays was the Caribbean. The weather was awesome compared to the UK, there are beaches galore and a relaxing chilled way of life. The long flight and expensive resorts made it a pricey holiday and which I struggled to […]