Blog Posts - Our Trips

Rainy concert

A rainy concert just in time to welcome the autumn and its beautiful colors!  ...
by Pinch of Adventure on Sep 13, 2014

Eyes of Osiris

by Pinch of Adventure on Sep 7, 2014

Memorable shot

A shot from Pnika, Athens, during a beautiful sunset that all the visitors captured from different views and in different ways..
by Pinch of Adventure on Sep 4, 2014

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: pole position #insideFDA

The race weekend was finally upon us – arriving at Silverstone early on the Friday morning I joined thousands of dedicated Formula 1 fans, flooding into the venue to watch the practice sessions ahead of the main race on Sunday...
by Globalgrasshopper on Sep 2, 2014

Sunflower Field

by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 27, 2014

In pictures: a weekend in Angers, France

On the 19th August we took a Railbookers weekend city break in Angers, France, the historical capital of Anjou and gateway to the Châteaux-lined Loire Valley. It's a hugely likeable, laid back place with a slightly quirky outlook and heaps of beauti...
by Globalgrasshopper on Aug 22, 2014

Common Blue

by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 18, 2014

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: mind games #insideFDA

As I pulled out of the garage and accelerated along the Silverstone pit lane, I began to regret eating so much pasta for lunch. I was strapped into a Formula 1 car, and putting my foot down, I could feel the vibrations through the tyres. Turning into...
by Globalgrasshopper on Aug 15, 2014

In pictures: exploring West Sweden

On the 5th August we flew to West Sweden, a pristinely beautiful place that seems to be having a 'moment.' With long summer days, over 8,000 islands to explore (stretching from Gothenburg all the way to the Norwegian border) and a plentiful supply of...
by Globalgrasshopper on Aug 12, 2014

Yellow Lake

Discovered this beautiful lake covered with ‘fringed water-lily’ (Nymphoides peltata) while biking near my home town in Belgium.
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 6, 2014

Twin Churches

Maastricht is a city in the Netherlands that dates back to Roman times when the first permanent bridge across the Meuse river (NL: Maas) was built here. Maastricht is considered […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Aug 2, 2014

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: training to win

It was 10am on a Tuesday, and a man I’d only just met had given me his shorts. Luckily, the man in question was the aptly named Andrea Ferrari, and the shorts meant I didn’t have to spend the morning work out in my jeans. I was still recovering f...
by Globalgrasshopper on Jul 29, 2014

Nuns’ Garden

This community garden belongs to one of the famous flemish beguinages (NL: Begijnhof). These beguinages were places where religious women, whom didn’t want to live in enclosed convents, congregated. The […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Jul 23, 2014

In pictures: summer at Hampton Court Palace gardens

We feel very lucky to live down the road from one of the most impressive Royal Palaces in England. Although it hasn't inhabited by the British Royal Family since the 18th century, it was once Henry VIII's favourite royal hangout and his intended brid...
by Globalgrasshopper on Jul 22, 2014

Inside the Ferrari Driver Academy: an afternoon in the slow lane

Once-in-a-lifetime opportunities don't come along all that often (funnily enough), and having been offered the chance to fly to Italy and go behind the scenes at Ferrari, this was one that couldn't be turned down...
by Globalgrasshopper on Jul 17, 2014

A careless panorama from a Greek oasis

Walking around the Acropolis in the midday can cause sunburns, heat exhaustion and an incurable thirst, even in early June. No better place to cool down than the hills of Philopapou […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Jul 6, 2014

Castle Sunset

by Pinch of Adventure on Jun 27, 2014

Before the storm

One of these nights when you decide to ignore the cloudy sky and sharp wind that presage a summer storm, and you get soaking wet, but only after seeing a beautiful sky and […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Jun 19, 2014

Enchanting Budapest

Magic comes alive when the sun sets in beautiful Budapest.
by Pinch of Adventure on Jun 15, 2014

River Exploration

A river in Brazil is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about snorkeling. Bonito won the award for ‘best destination for responsible tourism’ in 2013. The […]...
by Pinch of Adventure on Jun 13, 2014

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