Chamonix; Mont Blanc’s Amphitheatre of Adventure

Surrounded by towering peaks the French town of Chamonix is a true mountain town. Situated in the Rhone-Alpes region it caters for snowsports enthusiasts throughout the winter and is equally popular with climbers and mountain bikers during the summer. Though it is sometime since my last visit, arriving immediately felt like returning home, soaking in the atmosphere in the amphitheatre …

Catalonia – The Character of a Nation

In a trip overflowing with highlights including canyoning and a hot air balloon ride on a recent visit to Catalonia and yet the main highlight for me remains the people. The populace of a region are what gives it character, Catalonians are proud of their heritage. Their passion was immediately apparent for preserving their culture and their eagerness to demonstrate …