4 days in Innsbruck

Warning - whopper of a post! Day 1 - Friday We landed in Innsbruck around lunch time and hopped on the bus to the centre of town to find our hotel on Maria-Theresien-Strasse (Hotel Weisses Kreuz). Couldn't believe the beautiful bright blue skies and how everywhere you looked there was a snow topped mountain. Luckily we … Continue reading 4 days in Innsbruck

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Stourhead reflections

I've wanted to see Stourhead in autumn colours since we went in February, and since we haven't been making the most of our National Trust membership. It didn't disappoint! Here's a very tree-heavy set of pics from our day...

An afternoon in Stourhead and Shaftesbury

It's definitely warming up in the UK, with temperatures hot enough that I no longer need to "double jumper". We woke up to fog, but the promise of sunshine later in the day, so decided to make the hour trip to Stourhead for a wander around the gardens. Maybe it's just my ignorance but I feel … Continue reading An afternoon in Stourhead and Shaftesbury

Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy

Despite the continued cloud cover, we knew the weekend would feel wasted if we didn't get out for a walk somewhere - just to feel like we hadn't spent the whole time on the sofa. After a quick Google, we chose Kingston Lacy, a country house about half an hour away from Poole set in … Continue reading Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy