Our tiny garden is literally exploding with colour at the moment.
Tokyo has so many beautiful gardens and parks dotted throughout its urban landscape.In some parks you can forget what lies outside its borders due to the sheer size of it, how tall the trees are, or even how much the foliage blocks out of sight. However, Hamarikyu feels like more of an oasis due to the towering structures that visibly surround it. Continue reading
If you’re in the Tokyo area, Mount Takao is the perfect destination for seeing the stunning Japanese autumn foliage.
It’s like a magical fairytale world of fiery reds, golds and oranges. Continue reading
This is what winter looks like in the district of Lima.
Well at the Reserva Nacional de Lachay (or Lomas de Lachay) anyway! Once you escape the dusty desert, the winter moisture leaves the hillsides and mountains flourishing in a carpet of green. Continue reading
It’s bluebell season!
Some of my local woodlands are carpeted in these beautiful blue flowers and this is the only time of the year to see them. Continue reading
Taking a walk alongside Lake Lucerne is the perfect way to spend a couple of hours.
It’s pretty peaceful once you move away from the main centre… so let me show you the way. Continue reading
I love visiting the West Country.
I find Devon & Cornwall, in the south west of the UK, to be so green and lush, and their hilly landscape makes for a refreshing change from the flats of the Fenland around Cambridge. Continue reading
Spring has, supposedly, sprung in the Northern Hemisphere, although I feel like the Beast from the East might have some other ideas!
England in the springtime is so beautiful – for the most part – full of flowers and colour and life. One of my favourite things to do on a sunny spring day is to go and explore somewhere outdoors so I can completely experience the change in season. The National Trust has a ton of great properties and open spaces to wander around in, so visiting one of those is always a good choice, mainly considering the fact that you know there’ll be a great big slice of cake waiting for you at the cafe at the end. A reward for all that walking you’re going to do. Continue reading
The Bavarian Alps is the destination that made all my winter dreams come true this year.
During winter and into spring, the warm, Gulf-fed freshwater springs of Florida get some very interesting visitors.
As I’m writing this, it’s the first day of spring and all I can think about is gardens full of beautiful flowers.