Self-guided sight-jogging in Valletta

There are many ways to explore a city as a tourist. You can check out the sights whilst sitting on an open-top bus; you can join a guided walking tour; you can follow the instructions and maps in your guidebook; you can wander aimlessly, soaking up the sights and culture as you go. Or, as we … Continue reading Self-guided sight-jogging in Valletta

Capel-y-ffin: a hidden halmet in the Welsh Black Mountains

Distance: 10.4 miles; Ascent: 1955ft; Start/End: Capel-y-ffin Meaning 'chapel of the boundary / end', Capel-y-ffin is a place that evokes a sense of mystery. Standing at the head of the secluded Vale of Ewyas (close to the borders with Monmouthshire and Herefordshire), this hidden Welsh hamlet has for over a century attracted monks, artists and walkers alike. Curious to experience for … Continue reading Capel-y-ffin: a hidden halmet in the Welsh Black Mountains

Dungeness: the last frontier

We have been to many wonderful places in the UK, from Uig to Zennor, but nowhere have we been that has left us with such an impression, one that was not just immediate, but also long-lasting. For us, Dungeness was more a “why” than a “wow”. Dungeness is the southernmost point in Kent. Like many … Continue reading Dungeness: the last frontier