São Miguel, the main island of the Azores chain is also the largest one. It is often called “the green island” because of the flora that covers it.
On a recent visit to the new tree house hotel My Arbor in South Tyrol’s Brixen, we used the opportunity to explore the spectacular rock formations, surrounding valleys and alps of the Dolomites, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Here is some of what we saw on a sunny day:
Why is that woman crying? those lunching at the top of Muottas Muragl wondered. New Zealanders Justine and Chris Tyerman were awe-struck with the scenery in the high Engadin Valley.
This taller of the two Mythen peaks has my brother in its spell: time and again, he has climbed it and afterwards posted marvelous pictures on Facebook. Now it’s my turn to head up there!
Justine Tyerman has trouble believing the flowers at Pha Tad Ke Botanical Gardens in Luang Prabang, Laos are real.
Justine Tyerman has a day of sheer magic at Tat Kuang Si waterfall near Luang Prabang, Laos.
“Talalpsee” has such a nice ring to it that says “mountain lake.” And, while the way up to it is something…the way down by kick scooter is something else!
Recently, we had the chance to join up with Instagram star Nicole Hunziker in Gstaad in the Bernese Highlands. With a celebrity like her in tow, we had to come up with something special… and, thanks to stage managing by HUUS Gstaad CEO Günter Weilguni, we wound up having a really good hair day with her by the Arnensee.
After our idyllic motorhome trip in late winter-early spring, we couldn’t wait to get back on the road again in late summer-early autumn. Travelling outside the peak holiday period at the change of seasons means there’s less traffic on the roads and the weather is usually more settled.
Justine Tyerman learns about Franz Josef Glacier and the beautiful Maori legend of Ka Roimata o Hine Hukatere: The Tears of the Ice Maiden.
Justine Tyerman discovers e-biking, and her husband performs a heroic deed…
Justine Tyerman’s TBs (tramping boots) spend an idyllic week with a beautiful Italian…