Vertigo on China’s insane cliff walks

Just a five minute walk from our hotel we were whisked up Tianmen Mountain on the worlds longest cable car. It took 30 minutes to reach the top just over 7 kilometres away.    Tianmen Mountain is a high plateau with sheer edges on all sides. We practically brushed past bushes and trees and creaked…

Sleeping in the shadows of Mont Blanc

France was our first port of call on this roadtrip, and 6 months later we are back in the land of baguettes after doing a huge, wiggly loop around 21 countries. Now we have a chance to explore France and hopefully head south to Spain. Our first stop was a rainy and cold Chamonix, a…

One week in Switzerland for €25pp

We hadn’t planned to visit Switzerland, mainly because it’s too expensive for us penny-pinchers, but we were so close and knew we’d never be able to afford a holiday there, unless of course we had a hotel on wheels and stocked up on food beforehand! And what a fantastic choice it was; the mountain scenery…

Winter Wonderland in Switzerland

There’s nothing better than the weather report saying rain, and waking up to sunshine. It did however rain all night which meant fresh snow from about 900m elevation. We set off early towards Interlaken, Switzerland’s adventure Capital. It sits between two lakes and in the shadows of some of Switzerland’s most impressive peaks. It was…