Turkish Delight

After a few years of life getting in the way of climbing, we finally booked ourselves our first proper climbing holiday since November 2015. We fell in love with Sicily on that trip, but wanted to explore somewhere else. Simon had read about the climbing in Turkey back in 2009, had bought the guidebook but … More Turkish Delight

Alpine Roadtrip Part #3 – Cortina & the Dolomites

The second half of our roadtrip after our 48-hours of rest was to be in the Dolomites, the Italian Alps. Rather than classic mountains however, the landscape of the Dolomites is even more dramatic, with soaring stacks of rock creating strange and otherworldy formations. Neither of us had been before, and our (rather limited) research … More Alpine Roadtrip Part #3 – Cortina & the Dolomites

An Italian Escape

At the start of the year we booked a couple of days off in March – partly to use up leftover 2017 holiday allowance, in part to celebrate 5 years together, but ultimately so we would actually have a bit of a break. I was determined not to just end up doing housework, but a … More An Italian Escape

The Road To Mrs…

On the 3rd July 2016 we went on the first holiday since moving up north – 8 months after our last trip to the continent. We set off early to drive to Northern France, ready for sun, wine, and camping. It was also the day that my lovely other half would propose. Whilst we’ve been … More The Road To Mrs…

My Secret Sicily

This might be coming a week or so late, but that doesn’t mean that I’d forgotten our holiday – merely that life is busy and it can take time to sit down and tap away. So the first thing I’ll say is this: we’re going back next year. The joys of being in our early-20s/30s … More My Secret Sicily