Over the past two months we have visited the Lake District and Peak District national parks in England. National Parks are areas protected by law to ensure the preservation of the natural and cultural landscapes, they are also some of our favourite places in the UK. Below are a selection of images from just 3 of… Read More 14 Pictures That Capture the Beauty of the UK’s National Parks
Since we began writing this blog we have realised that many photos we have from old travels aren’t great, pretty bad in some cases in fact. However we still thought that some people may be interested in seeing them and on a personal level we would like some way of logging our own travels. With this in… Read More Some very amateur photos of Durdle Door
We recently asked our followers on twitter if they thought it would be a good idea for travel bloggers to share their ‘expert’ knowledge on their hometown/region. The feedback that we got was very positive and made us believe in this idea even more. Yes, travel blogging is about our experiences but it is also… Read More Sharing your hometown… a good idea?
The Diamond Jubilee, 2012 Back in 2012 we entered a ballot to be invited to a picnic at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Apparently 1.2million people entered the ballot and we were lucky enough to get one of only 5,000 pairs of tickets. We completely forgot that we had applied and then… Read More When We got Invited To Buckingham Palace
Freshwater West, Pembrokeshire, Wales. Around five years ago we was on a road trip along the Pembrokeshire coast in south Wales. It is a beautiful drive and has been recognised internationally as one of the best stretches of coastline in the world. At around lunchtime on one of the days we pulled into an empty car… Read More The Day We Stumbled Upon The Site Of A Grisly Murder
Our First ‘Real’ Venture Into ‘Photography’ So recently we picked up the Nikon D3300 as it was reduced on amazon (there must be a new one coming out soon!) and with no prior knowledge of using a ‘real’ camera we decided to take it for a spin. We did use the D3100 when we went to… Read More Taking Our New Nikon D3300 For a Walk in The Woods
The Cairngorms National Park The Cairngorms National Park is the largest of all the national parks in the UK and is home to 4 of the country’s 5 highest peaks. We didn’t plan anything in particular for our visit, instead we just drove in and decided on a few nice places to pull over for either a photo,… Read More … The Highlands, Scotland. Part 2.