Explore Highland distilleries and sample the region's distinctive malts and blends. You'll find some of whisky's most famous names here - and some of its most fiercely individual spirits.This adventure is designed to allow whisky enthusiasts time to savour their favourite tipple at the very location where it is made.We make our way into the Highland whisky and explore the Scottish Highlands taking in some of the country's most iconic landscapes, spectacular mountains, possibly even snow capped.Scotch experiences are carefully crafted to give malt whisky fans an excellent introduction to this whisky region.My aim is to always ensure that we create memories that last a lifetime.
Scotch Whisky / Herkunftsland Schottland / 21 Jahre
Scotch Whisky / Herkunftsland Schottland / 21 Jahre
4-5 hours of exploring snow dusted trails and enjoying warm drinks and meals along the way. Explore Hobart's backyard with a guided walk on the mountain. Small group (6 max), great food & one incredible day out.Winter is a wonderland in Hobart, despite chills, the city comes alive in an intimate way. Cosy fireplaces, whisky, wine and our speciality, winter walks. Rug up and head into the hills for day of up-close nature viewing, matched with warm food and drinks.Locally guided by Tassie's finest, you will have a true local feel and experience. Hobart is becoming renowned for its food, you won't be disappointed by what our guides serve up. Warm locally sourced food from local growers.
A novel both gripping and heartwarming, from the internationally bestselling author of Christmas Under the Stars.Set on the beautiful island of Islay, The Christmas Secret is a gripping story filled with emotion from Karen Swan, author of Christmas Under the Stars.Alex Hyde is the leaders' leader. An executive coach par excellence, she's the person the Great and the Good turn to when the pressure gets too much, she can change the way they think, how they operate, she can turn around the very fortunes of their companies.Her waiting list is months' long, but even she can't turn down the unorthodox but highly lucrative crisis call that comes her way a few weeks before Christmas, regarding the troublesome - and troubled - head of an esteemed whisky company in Scotland: Lochlan Farquhar, CEO of Kentallen Distilleries, is a maverick, an enigma and a renegade, and Alex needs to get inside his head before he brings the company to its knees.It should be business as usual. She can do this in her sleep. Only, when she gets to the remote island of Islay, with the winter snows falling, Alex finds herself out of her comfort zone. For once, she's not in control -Lochlan, though darkly charismatic, is unpredictable and destructive, her usual methods gaining no traction with him - and with Christmas and her deadline fast approaching, she must win his trust and find a way to close on this deal.But as she pulls ever closer to him, boundaries become blurred, loyalties loosen and Alex finds herself faced with an impossible choice as she realizes nothing and no-one is as they first seemed.'Fun and great escapism' Tracy Rees, author of The Hourglass'I devoured it like a tray of warm mince pies. A delicious winter tale' Sarah Morgan, bestselling author of Moonlight Over Manhattan'If you're anything like us, then a book by Karen Swan has become synonymous with Christmas, and her latest is arguably her best yet ... smart plots, brilliant characters and juicy romance' HeatAnother epic tale of love, loss, and secrets, this new book from the always-excellent Karen Swan . . . tuck yourself in under a blanket and get lost in the adventure HeatSwan, KarenKaren Swan began her career in fashion journalism before giving it all up to raise her three children and a puppy, and to pursue her ambition of becoming a writer. She lives in the forest in Sussex, writing her books in a treehouse overlooking the Downs. Her books include Christmas at Tiffany's, Summer at Tiffany's, The Perfect Present, Christmas in the Snow, Christmas on Primrose Hill, The Paris Secret and The Rome Affair.
From the people who've been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's 50 Festivals To Blow Your Mind will make your next trip an unforgettable one. There's something about festivals. Whether it's a giant, joyous party or a respectful honouring of tradition, a seemingly bizarre adherence to ritual or a celebration of a quirky obsession - a festival is a uniquely human thing to be involved in. We get together to dance, sing, eat, laugh, drink, dress up, light fires, take our clothes off, throw tomatoes at each other, roll around in mud - festivals are life-affirming and take our desire to have a good time with friends and family to a global level. Contents: All action Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta - USA Argungu Fishing Festival - Nigeria Holi - India and Nepal Las Bolas de Fuego - El Salvador Rouketopolemos (Rocket War) - Greece Saidai-ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri - Japan Songkran Water Festival - Thailand Art and culture AgitAgueda Art Festival - Portugal Edinburgh Fringe Festival - UK Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival - China South by Southwest - USA Sundance Film Festival - USA White Nights Festival - Russia World Body Painting Festival - Austria Calm and tranquil Floating Lantern Festival - Hawaii The International Highline Meeting Festival - Italy Pingxi Lantern Festival - Taiwan Foodie Bordeaux Fete le Vin - France MAD Symposium - Denmark Maine Lobster Festival - USA Oktoberfest - Germany South Beach Food and Wine Festival - USA Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival - UK Just one big party Amsterdam Gay Pride/Europride - The Netherlands Burning Man - USA Carnevale - Italy Carnival - Brazil Chinese New Year - Singapore Feast of San Jeronimo - Nicaragua Mardi Gras - USA St Patrick's Day - Ireland Up Helly Aa Fire Festival - Scotland Music Coachella - USA Glastonbury Festival - UK Montreal International Jazz Festival - Canada Rhythm and Vines - New Zealand Roskilde Music Festival - Denmark Sonar - Spain Splendour in the Grass - Australia WOMADelaide - Australia Off the wall Air Guitar World Championships - Finland Boryeong Mud Festival - South Korea Buso Festival - Hungary Dia de los Muertos - Mexico Ivrea Orange Festival - Italy Kanamara Matsuri Festival - Japan La Tomatina - Spain Thaipusam Festival - Malaysia UFO Festival - USA Wife Carrying Festival - Finland About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
THE FOURTH INSTALMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE When the body of a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted Icelandic village of Kálfshamarvík, Ari Thór Arason uncovers a startling and terrifying connection to an earlier series of deaths, as the killer remains on the loose&#8230; &#8216;Jonasson&#8217;s books have breathed new life into Nordic noir&#8217; Sunday Express &#8216;Jónasson skillfully alternates points of view and shifts of time &#8230; The action builds to a shattering climax&#8217; Publishers Weekly Two days before Christmas, a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted village of Kálfshamarvík. Did she jump, or did something more sinister take place beneath the lighthouse and the abandoned old house on the remote rocky outcrop? With winter closing in and the snow falling relentlessly, Ari Thór Arason discovers that the victim&#8217;s mother and young sister also lost their lives in this same spot, twenty-five years earlier. As the dark history and its secrets of the village are unveiled, and the death toll begins to rise, the Siglufjordur detectives must race against the clock to find the killer, before another tragedy takes place. Dark, chilling and complex, Whiteout is a haunting, atmospheric and stunningly plotted thriller from one of Iceland&#8217;s bestselling crime writers. &#8216;Traditional and beautifully finessed &#8230;morally more equivocal than most traditional whodunnits, and it offers alluring glimpses of darker, and infinitely more threatening horizons&#8217; Andrew Taylor, Independent &#8216;Jonasson has come up with a bleak plot and characters, but his evocation of Iceland&#8217;s chilly landscape is hard to put down&#8217; The Sunday Times Crime Club &#8216;Economical and evocative&#8217; Laura Wilson, Guardian &#8216;A chiller of a thriller&#8217; Carol Memmott, Washington Post &#8216;Required reading&#8217; New York Post &#8216;Puts a lively, sophisticated spin on the Agatha Christie model, taking it down intriguing dark alleys&#8217; Kirkus Reviews &#8216;The best sort of gloomy storytelling&#8217; Chicago Tribune &#8216;The prose is stark and minimal, the mood dank and frost-tipped. It&#8217;s also bleakly brilliant, although perhaps best read with a warming shot of whisky by your side&#8217; Claire Allfree, Metro &#8216;A classic crime story seen through a uniquely Icelandic lens &#8230; first rate and highly recommended&#8217; Lee Child &#8216;Ragnar Jónasson writes with a chilling, poetic beauty - a must-read&#8217; Peter James &#8216;A modern take on an Agatha Christie-style mystery, as twisty as any slalom&#8217; Ian Rankin &#8216;Seductive &#8230; Ragnar does claustrophobia beautifully&#8217; Ann Cleaves &#8216; Whiteout, in an excellently smooth translation by Quentin Bates, leaves a sense of unease and sadness that will linger for quite a while&#8217; Ewa Sherman, Crime Review &#8216;Reading a Ragnar Jónasson thriller can be quite exhausting &#8230; though in the pleasantest possible way&#8217; Max Easterman, European Literature NetworkTHE FOURTH INSTALMENT IN THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING DARK ICELAND SERIES OVER A MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE When the body of a young woman is found dead beneath the cliffs of the deserted Icelandic village of Kálfshamarvík, Ari Thór Arason uncovers a startling and terrifying connection to an earlier series of deaths, as the killer remains on the loose&#8230; &#8216;Jonasson&#8217;s books have breathed new life into Nordic noir&#8217; Sunday Express &#8216;Jónasson skillfully alternates points of view and shifts of time &#8230; The action builds to a shattering climax&#8217;