Cable cars, climate change and loving high places – Valluga, Lechtal Alps

At the guesthouse, our landlady ushered us into a wooden room with a view out across the valley to the mountains on the other side. She lowered herself into a chair and carefully began entering our details into a laptop computer. A moment or two later and the printer started into life.  ‘Your guest cards,’… Continue reading Cable cars, climate change and loving high places – Valluga, Lechtal Alps

Postcard from The Winding Trail 04: Vienna

We've just this minute sent out our latest Postcard from The Winding Trail, our irregular email newsletter which includes original stories from our travels – this time around from the Danube Island in Vienna – as well as a round-up of everything we've been up to here on the site and a collection of things… Continue reading Postcard from The Winding Trail 04: Vienna

Along the Semmering Railway

It was our good friend Nicky who gave us the idea. ‘If you’re already taking the night train to Vienna,’ she said, ‘then might I suggest you book tickets to Graz? The price will be the same and you’ll get to spend the morning following the Semmering Railway through the mountains. You can always have… Continue reading Along the Semmering Railway