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With the onset of ‘real’ winter over the last few days, and forecasts of snow coming soon, I’ve been feeling a little desk bound. My travel wish list is more of a dream-list at the moment, so my imagination is wandering between ideal wintery landscapes and gorgeous sunny getaways. I also seem to have been reading about (or armchair travelling to) some wonderful places…
This eco camp high in the Swiss Alps looks and sounds amazing. A private ski area, wood burning stoves in each pod, sauna, massage and the promise of a complete escape. Who could resist!
Gillam’s Tea Room
This vegetarian tea room in the Lake District (UK) is run by the great great grandson of J J Gillam who opened a grocers on Market Street, Ulverston in 1892. This new café and deli promises a real log fire. mainly organic and local food and choices for vegans and gluten free diets. It all sounds perfect after a day walking in some bright winter sunshine.
Restuarant Kastro Oia
Apparently, this is not only the perfect spot to watch a famous sunset on the Greek island of Santorini, but also a wonderful spot to dine on pomegranate and feta salad and walnut cake. It seems you have to book well in advance to combine the two, but, you know, I am allowed to dream…