Slow travel

A head for heights: Hot air ballooning in Glastonbury, Somerset

A head for heights: Hot air ballooning in Glastonbury, Somerset

The first hot air balloon was invented more than 200 years ago in 1783, when a sheep, a duck and a rooster were launched into the air by French scientist, Pilatre De Rozier.  While the balloon successfully flew, unfortunately it also crashed to the ground after 15 a mere minutes.  Thankfully, hot air balloon technology […]

Photo story: Santorini, Greece

Photo story: Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, Greece. White Cycladic houses line the cliff tops and spill along the rocky edges towards the sea. We stayed in the traditional village of Finikia, which was just over a mile from the famous […]

3 running books I can’t wait to read on holiday

3 running books I can’t wait to read on holiday

I’m going to Greece in three weeks to visit Athens and the gorgeous island of Santorini. Sorry about that. I don’t usually take relaxing, beachy trips, but for once I feel I need one. This year has been pretty exhausting, as I’ve moved house twice, […]