Back to the Mountains Playlist

The mountains offer escapism and rejuvenation from daily life. Ideally everyone could have the best of both worlds – the beauty of the countryside but the convenience of a town. When you’ve had a busy day and want nothing more than to climb a big hill, music can be the next best thing to turn to.  Here’s my top 50 favourite songs to listen to … Continue reading Back to the Mountains Playlist

Top 8 National Parks in the World!

National Parks conserve and enhance the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the world. As well as making wilderness more accessible for the public, national parks also preserve habitats for a varied range of native plants and wildlife. Currently over 12 percent of the world’s land surface is protected by the borders of national parks and nature reserves. They help detract from pollution in more … Continue reading Top 8 National Parks in the World!

Top 5 Europe Trails on My Bucket List

Without wanting to sound like a pretentious twit – there’s a Norwegian proverb which says ‘Only one who wanders, finds a new path’. To date, I’ve only hiked in the United Kingdom (England, Scotland and Wales) and while there are plenty of places left to explore I’d like my next adventure to be slightly further afield. My experience of Hiking is on British terrain which … Continue reading Top 5 Europe Trails on My Bucket List