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Cross Country Skiing in Switzerland

Home to all manner of exhilarating adventures, activity holidays in Switzerland range from white-water rafting to mountain biking, bungee jumping into dramatic gorges to sliding down waterfalls and swimming through hidden rock pools when indulging in the relatively modern pastime of “canyoning”. But one of the greatest of them all, in my humble opinion, is …

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Travel Photo of The Week – Hammock Times

There’s certain things I love indulging in as a backpacker – surfing in boardies, drinking too much on weekdays, strolling along sandy beaches…it’s quite a good lifestyle! But one of my favourites is simply passing time chillaxing in a hammock. Be it strung from two shady palm trees on the island paradise of Phi Phi …

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The Charms of Switzerland

Even though Switzerland is known for being one of the most expensive countries in the world, it hasn’t deterred visitors to embrace this scenic European country first hand. Whether you happen to be an experienced or rookie backpacker on a shoestring budget, Switzerland is still worth seeing. For advanced and inexperienced travelers it is the …

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2012 – A Year of Backpacker Travel in Pictures

2012 has been a pretty dam epic year for my backpacking travels and indeed the blog too! In the past 12months I’ve left rainy cold England behind and spent pretty much all year basking in the warmth of an endless summer on my RTW backpacking trip. I’ve covered 4 continents and 10 countries, all of which …

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REVIEW; Paragliding With @SwissFlights (inc Promo Code)

There’s been one item kicking around on my bucket list for quite a while now that I’ve been pretty eager to tick off – in fact I’ve been wanting to do it since I first saw it in Turkey when I was 14…paragliding. I’m not quite sure what the fascination with paragliding is for me …

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Hitting the Slopes in Zermatt with AER Snowboard & Ski School (inc Promo Code!)

There were a few things I was determined to do with my time in Switzerland and I’m happy to say that I ticked off pretty much all of them during my 6 week stay. Top of the list though by a long way was hitting the slopes and trying my hand at snowboarding, something I’ve …

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Exploring Switzerland in Pictures – Via My iPhone

With the purchase of my new iPhone 5 and the upcoming launch of my iPhoneography website I’ve been shooting ALOT with my phone recently, in fact I’ve shot over 1000 images in the last 4 weeks alone! And with leaving Switzerland next week I thought I’d bring you the best shots of my time in …

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Photo of the Week – 26.11.12

This weekend I had a rather epic and spontaneous adventure – I headed down to the southern end of Switzerland to visit Zermatt, which is infamous for it’s breathtaking views of the Matterhorn – Europes most photographed peak apparently! I ended up hitting the slopes with AER Snowboarding and took this shot on my GoPro …

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Photo of The Week – 19.11.12

This weekend I finally got round to exploring the infamous Swiss Alps (and ticking another item off my bucket list) when me and the girl headed to her Dads place in Flims, towards the east of Switzerland. Although snowboarding was off the cards (much to my disappointment!) because of the lack of snowfall it did …

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