Salty swims, coastal walks, speciality coffees – On The Wild Atlantic Way in Donegal

Irelands north western corner might not have been quite as wild as I hoped it would be, with loads of holiday homes dispersed through the beautiful landscape. Nevertheless I found some beautiful spots to walk, swim and relax. Here are some of my favourites:

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10 Books that Take you Into the Wild

Scottish Islands, desert plains, wild canyon rivers, deep blue seas and wild Yellowstone valleys Β – beautiful nature writing has the power to take you to these places of wild and make you ponder your relationship with nature and wildlife. Here are ten of my favourite books that take you into the wild by the sheer power of words.

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Let’s shred! 6 affordable mountain destinations close to Zurich

You don’t have to travel all the way to the grisons or Valais for a bit of skiing or snowboarding fun in Switzerland. With the alps lying literally at Zurich’s doorstep there are many small skiing destinations that can easily be reached for a day trip and that also don’t break the bank. And on top of that they are usually less crowded than the big shots too! Here are six of my favourite small skiing areas close to Zurich. Read More