Driving in Iceland in winter can be unpredictable at best. From crazy wind gusts to insane, spur-of-the moment snow storms, driving in Iceland during the winter months can catch you off guard if you’re not prepared to tackle the ever-changing elements. Doing research to ensure you know what to expect is vital, as is hiring the correct vehicle and erring on the side of caution. … Continue reading Driving in Iceland in Winter – All You Need to Know
The divided island of Cyprus is a hotspot for both party seekers and sun worshippers alike. And it’s easy to see why. Not only does Cyprus boast one of Europe’s best party destinations, Ayia Napa, but it also enjoys over 300 days of sunshine each year, making this gorgeous island the perfect vacay spot no matter when you decide to visit. But there’s more to … Continue reading 10 Things to Do in Cyprus Other than Lie on the Beach
According to many polls, New York City is the number one most photographed city in the world. And with a staggering 65 million tourists visiting Manhattan in 2018 alone, it’s hardly surprising. This iconic destination is home to famous landmarks such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, the State of Liberty and countless other must-see attractions, so it’s easy to see why people are … Continue reading 43 Epic Photos of New York City to Inspire You
New York City is both awe-inspiring and overwhelming in equal measure. With five boroughs, dozens of neighbourhoods, hundreds of attractions and thousands of eateries, it can be extremely difficult to prioritise the most important things to see and do, let alone the best places to eat in New York City. In preparing for our trip, I read dozens of recommendations for hipster cafes and restaurants … Continue reading 7 Fantastic Places to Eat in New York City
In January 2019, 2.3 million people paid a visit to Iceland, with the majority of these visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the coveted northern lights. The chance of seeing the northern lights in Iceland is a huge draw for many people but doing your research beforehand is vital if you want to witness a beautiful display of the aurora borealis. One of the … Continue reading Should You Book a Northern Lights Tour in Iceland?
Iceland is so expensive. You’ll hear those four words a lot while planning a trip to Iceland. But is it really true? How much does a trip to Iceland cost? How much should you set aside for your Iceland budget? I asked all these questions myself and wanted to consolidate my Iceland budget into one post so you can easily plan your own trip. In … Continue reading Iceland Budget: How Much Does a Trip to Iceland Cost?
Iceland is vast, other-worldly and beautiful beyond imagination. It’s a land of volcanoes, glaciers, mountains, waterfalls and hot springs. And during my 7 days there, we only scratched the surface of what this incredible country has to offer. Needless to say, I’ll be heading back for more! During our week in South Iceland, we hit up many of the tourists spots, but also tried to … Continue reading Hiking to Reykjadalur Hot Springs, Iceland
Winter is a wonderful time to visit Iceland. Not only will you have a higher chance of seeing the northern lights, but you’ll also enjoy fewer tourists and stunning winter scenery as well as the potential for lots of snow! But when it comes to packing for Iceland, that’s where it can get difficult. I’ve got packing down to a fine art. I know exactly … Continue reading A 7-Day Winter Packing List for Iceland
Iceland is a land of vast otherworldly landscapes, active volcanoes, epic glaciers and more waterfalls than you can count on your fingers and toes. Whether you’re travelling in the winter hoping to spot the northern lights or planning a trip in the summer to enjoy the midnight sun, you’ll need to make sure you plan your time wisely. And that’s why I’ve put together this … Continue reading A Useful Travel Guide to Iceland
DIFFICULTY (for the average person) – 4/5 I live in a beautiful place. I regularly pinch myself and remind myself how blessed I am to call such a gorgeous part of the UK home. Millions of people holiday in the South West of England each year, paying a decent sum to spend just a few days in the area, one of which used to be … Continue reading UK Hiking – South West Coast Path Branscombe to Sidmouth