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Kartennow post a Dre (Postcards from Home): Photographing West Cornwall in Spring

June 17, 2018 - There’s a dialect saying in Cornwall, ‘ee dusn’t knaw Cornwall that only Cornwall knaws’, which broadly means that someo...
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The Coolest Place on Earth: Winter Photography in Southern Iceland

March 07, 2018 - Iceland, a geological wonderland of rumbling volcanoes, gushing geysers, pristine black-sand beaches, epic waterfalls, s...
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'Off-Grid' in Arctic Sweden: Trekking the Dag Hammarskjöldleden

December 15, 2017 - The Call of the Wild: Nikkaluokta to Kebnekaise (19 km) Last September (2016) we visited Arctic Sweden for the first tim...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Sojourn in Svaneti

November 20, 2017 - We begin our final trek in Svaneti in the north west of Georgia, famous for its medieval stone towers which each stand s...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Journey across the Chaukhi Massif

November 19, 2017 - My eighteen kilo rucksack feels like a dead weight as I heave it onto my back in the remote village of Djuta (Juta) whic...
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Trekking in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia: Tbilisi and the Sights around Stepantsminda

November 19, 2017 - Georgia on my Mind ‘I’ve been drinking all day!’ exclaimed the chain-smoking taxi driver sticking his head out of the wi...
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The Kingdom of Cod: Winter in Norway’s Lofoten Islands

February 26, 2017 - The coccyx-shaped Lofoten archipelago defiantly juts out into the frigid waters of the Norwegian Sea. Situated north of...
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An Autumn Trek in Arctic Sweden: The Kungsleden Trail from Saltoluokta to Kvikkjokk

September 30, 2016 - In the far reaches of Northern Europe there is a land of cold rushing rivers, vast forests and snow-capped mountains. A...
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‘España Verde’: Spain’s Green and Pleasant Wonderland

July 28, 2016 - The cliffs of craggy limestone tower over our convertible as we power our way up through a deep gorge carved by the Care...
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‘Nature’s Coliseum’: Exploring the Cirque de Gavarnie, Pyrenees Mountains

July 05, 2016 - A Five Star View The modest two-starred Hôtel des Cimes in Gavarnie is a world away from the flea-ridden Pyrenean hostel...
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The World's Scariest Hike? El Caminito del Rey, Andalucía, Spain

June 24, 2015 - Bliss is an evening in the limestone hills of Andalucía, when the heat of the day has ebbed and the landscape is bathed...
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Mulhacén: King of Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Spain

June 08, 2015 - “It’s a bloody long way”, says the silver-haired man with a South East of England accent upon hearing that we are making...
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Land of Fire and Ice: A Winter Road Trip Round Iceland

February 06, 2015 - The First Taste of Iceland The sky above Mount Esja begins to turn candy floss pink as the setting sun slides behind a t...
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A Wild Altantic West: Exploring Three Islands off County Mayo, Ireland

July 16, 2014 - The Melancholy and Majesty of Inishark It’s a typical Irish summer’s day: rain is pouring from a leaden sky and lashing...
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Delectable Donegal: Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Northwest

November 27, 2013 - Donegal is a magical corner of northwest Ireland: remote, not on the way to anywhere, a land of wide open spaces and big...
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