This winter, I spent 6 weeks living and working in the Arctic Circle, in a village called Karesuando. Split in two by the Muonio River, Karesuando sits both sides of the border between Finland and Sweden. It’s home to stunning scenery, a novel time jump… And not much else! Arriving into Finnish Lapland is like arriving into… Read More A Walk Along the Border
Whenever I arrive somewhere new, finding a way to view it from the skies is always top of my list of things to do! Whether that be by hiking up a mountain, climbing up a church tower, or literally taking to the air, nothing beats that feeling of looking out over a new skyline and… Read More A Birdseye View of Europe
My poor blog’s been a bit neglected over the past couple of months. That’s because I’ve been off working in Finland, with fairly limited Internet access and even more limited free time! It turns out keeping a travel blog whilst travelling isn’t all that easy. Who knew? I left for Finland determined to keep on… Read More On Keeping a Travel Blog While Travelling
A tiny village in the Austrian Alps, Grünau im Almtal is simply beautiful. Not usually found on must-see travel routes, a visit here had me feeling as though I’d uncovered a secret gem! Set in the middle of the Totes Gebirge (the Dead Mountains), Grünau is a village of just over 2000 people. It’s very… Read More Why You Need to Add Grünau im Almtal to Your Travel List!