Crete in Spring
My first experience of being part of an organised trip was back in 2002, when I went as a driver on a natural history holiday to the Greek island of Crete.
Planning for Bulgaria
How I went about planning a winter birdwatching trip to the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast
Nature-watching in Finland in Winter
A guide to what the nature-watcher might expect when visiting Finland in winter. Apart from the cold, that its.
Butterflies of la Brenne
The Parc Naturel de la Brenne is an excellent place to get familiar with many of Europe’s butterfly species.
Best places for wildlife in March
A round-up of some of the best places for nature-watching in Europe in March.
Sierra del Hornijo
A December road trip into the Cordillera Cantabrica in northern Spain.
Nature of the Queyras Natural Park
Queyras Natural Park in the French Pyrenees boasts 300 days of sunshine a year. We managed to be there on one of the other 65! But there was still lots to see.
Best places for wildlife in February
Europe can be as fascinating for wildlife in winter as it is in the warmer months. Here are some ideas on the best places to go in February
The hottest weekend
In July 2022 we made a road trip across Britain, visiting three RSPB nature reserves. It just happened to coincide with the hottest days ever recorded in the UK
Eurasian Cranes at the Laguna Gallocanta
The Laguna Gallocanta near Zaragoza in north-eastern Spain provides an incredible spectacle in late February as thousands of cranes stop by on the way to northern European breeding grounds.
Best places for wildlife in January
Europe can be as fascinating for wildlife in winter as it is in the warmer months. Here are some ideas on the best places to go in January
A slow hike on the Alta Via 2
Join me on a three-day slow hike along a section of the Alta Via in the Italian Alps.
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