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Mt Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world.A dormant volcano, Elbrus forms part of the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia.

from Jonistravelling

24 Stunning Natural Wonders in Europe

Looking for the best nature spots in Europe? Check out this list of 24 stunning natural wonders in Europe, which includes waterfalls, beaches and mountain ranges.


Alpine marmot by JiMchal - The Alpine Marmot is a ground squirrel that lives in high grasslands of the Alps and other European mountain ranges

from The Weather Channel

Breathtaking National Parks Around the World (PHOTOS)

50 National Parks around the world: Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks might be beautiful, but they are not the only stunning parks this planet has to offer. The world is full of stunning nationally protected parks spanning vast African savannahs, European mountain ranges, South American rainforests and beautiful beaches - and all of these destinations are extremely popular with tourists.


Mountains have shaped my life. From living a ski bum's life when I was young and fresh, to exploring them with my spouse.