Glen Nevis, Scotland • Easy Access to Another World

Glen Nevis is the neighbouring glen to Ben Nevis, Scotland‘s highest mountain. Or translated into more easily understood language, it is the river valley that sits below the mountain. And it is so beautiful and other-worldly that it amazes even the most experienced and well-travelled walkers. To get there, you drive north from the town…

Rose Goes South • Exploring Bogotá’s Boroughs

Last night’s mixture of altitude, jet lag and Cuba Libre cocktails made this morning less productive than we might have liked… OK so it was probably mostly down to the Cuba Libres, but I’m sure anyone trying this South American tipple for the first time would agree, they’re secretly strong and after one or two…

Settle, England – Undiscovered Gateway To The Yorkshire Dales

Sitting with my feet propped up by a roaring open fire, tucking into some local ‘scran’ and sipping from a fine selection of real ales, it’s hard to imagine what more the Yorkshire town of Settle, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, could possibly offer. It’s a location that provides the perfect ending…

Madrid – Following in Street Artists’ Footsteps

This tip has been suggested by our Spanish Explorer: Maria Gil Ortega We  already know that Madrid has many cultural things to do: art galleries, culture centres, music venues… What is not so well known is the other side of Madrid life, the one that comes out from the barrio, and proposes an alternative nightlife. There are…

Coolrain, Ireland – Slieve Bloom Mountain Magic

Softly rolling across central Irelands’ planes, the Slieve Bloom Mountain Range is a natural hub for adventure and activity situated close-by to the sleepy village of Coolrain. The perfect opportunity to drop off the radar and get lost (metaphorically, of course) in the countryside, the site provides all the beauty of the Irish landscape, with…