Category Archives: Travel


Kosovo – Balkan Tinder Box

Between December 2103 and April 2014, I made two trips to Kosovo and travelled widely around what was at the time the second newest country in the world, after South Sudan. The country declared independence from […]


Burley Manor – New Forest Oasis

Tucked away in the heart of the New Forest, is Burley Manor, on the outskirts of the small village of Burley. There’s been a substantial house on this site since the 12th Century. The current building […]


Lake Skadar – Balkan Gem

  Lake Skadar, is the largest lake in the Balkans and Southern Europe. Covering an area of approximately 400 square kilometres; its western two thirds are part of Montenegro and its eastern third is Albanian. […]