Adopting a stray dog in Albania

There are many views on bringing dogs from other countries back into the UK but that’s another conversation. It’s estimated there are up to 40,000 abandoned dogs in the UK alone, due to the impact of Covid. The Dogs Trust sees an increase in our four legged friends needing to be rehomed after events likeContinue reading “Adopting a stray dog in Albania”

Let’s Explore … The Blog

My ‘Let’s Explore…’ videos are snapshot POV edits that I put together to give a taster of what I get up to when I’m not working! Below you will find edits from a few of my adventures from the last few years from exploring the Chilterns on our doorstep to venturing in the Swiss Alps.Continue reading “Let’s Explore … The Blog”

Let’s Explore… Croatia

Favourite pieces of travel gear:  Northcore Adventure Hammock Travelling has always been important, not just going to the places and the food, but meeting new people too. Croatia has been on my bucket list for a while now and finally I managed to bag a trip, albeit a short one.  Watch the video of theContinue reading “Let’s Explore… Croatia”

Exploring Northern Norway Article

Tromsø in northern Norway is about 400km within the Arctic Circle and most definitely one of the most remarkable places that should be on everyone’s travel list. The lodgings vary from large, contemporary hotels to the rather small Sami tents. Winter gear we like: Oakley Crescent 2.0 Shell 2l 10k Snow Pant The days areContinue reading “Exploring Northern Norway Article”

Winter at Chalet Martin Article

Winter this year has and still is, a white wonderland. There have been many opportunities for everyone staying at the Chalet to Ski, Snowboard and carry out many other activities. From neighbouring village Barboleuse, and local town Villars there are tele-cabins taking you up to a variety of pistes. The Christmas of 2013 was celebrated byContinue reading “Winter at Chalet Martin Article”

Nuts About Mylk ? Article

I lazily walked down into the kitchen today to make a cup of lovely English tea, not only to find out that I have ran out of tea bags (big dilemma!), but I did find Andy working away with his scales and nuts creating a variety of concoctions for his new company, Nuts about Mylk. HeContinue reading “Nuts About Mylk ? Article”

Halloween at Chalet Martin Article

Well Halloween has been and gone.  The pumpkins were sacrificed and gave their lives to Emma and Libby who thoroughly enjoyed carving faces whilst looking over the snow capped mountains at 2,000 meters. The whole day was Halloween themed from the music to the cookies. Later, once the fire was lit there was fancy dress,Continue reading “Halloween at Chalet Martin Article”

Welcome to Chalet Martin, Switzerland. Article

Travelling back to Chalet Martin in the winter is well worth it, as it is beautiful in the summer but the winter holds a different sort of beauty. My arrival was welcomed with a variety of colours in the trees that cover the mountain sides and also the Chalet is now home to little, babyContinue reading “Welcome to Chalet Martin, Switzerland. Article”