Category Archives: Europe

How to canoe those glorious turquoise waters of the Bay of Kotor

If you’re looking for something a little bit adventurous and sporty to do in Kotor and want to beat the tourists, you should definitely consider hiring a canoe and spending a morning on the Bay of Kotor! Want to know more? Read on! Canoe Kotor After visiting Kotor’s old town and then climbing 1350 steps (in…

Bulgaria’s Answer to The Pinnacles; Pobiti Kamani

Located 18 km north-west of Varna is Pobiti Kamani. Also known as ‘the petrified forest’ and ‘the stone forest’ the fossils are described as one of the most incredible natural phenomena of Bulgaria. How to get there? Some GPS maps will find ‘the stone forest‘. If not, head out of Varna on the A2/E70 until you pick…

On the road: Being vegan in Bulgaria

We were warned before going to Bulgaria that the food was very heavy on meat, cheese and cream… Usually all in one dish! So we had a fair idea of what to expect before we got there however we were pleasantly surprised when we discovered it wasn’t that bad! Being vegan in Bulgaria required a…

Better Flamingos than Sardinia! A photo tour around Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Whilst we were staying on a narrow boat on Gloucester’s canals, we took a day trip to the Slimbridge Wetland Centre. It is one of the only places in the world where you can see all five species of flamingos. Having spent a month on Sardinia chasing these pesky creatures to little avail, I was in…

15 photos from Montenegro that will make you want to go

As holiday locations go Montenegro has it all. Yet un-spoilt by mass tourism, it has an almost pristine coast line, enormous mountain ranges, nature everywhere you look, a bloody history and some really quaint villages. If you’re looking for something that is largely undeveloped, a little bit rustic but on the whole charming, this could…

How to find the horseshoe bend. Lake Skadar, Montenegro

This is a short post on how you can find that famous horseshoe bend that sits above Lake Skadar.  You’ll need a car for this journey as the road is only accessible from two roads that are not served by public transport easily. Four famous images If you google Montenegro you’re sure to see images…