Iceland is a vast, other-worldly wilderness that would take months to explore thoroughly. To give you an idea of scale, if you were to drive the entire 1332 km circular ring-road at 50km/h without stopping, it would take you over 26 hours to complete it. That being the case, many visitors to Iceland decide to make Reykjavik their base, focussing their efforts on exploring the … Continue reading 11 Awesome Things to do in South Iceland
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?
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
I’ve written before about the best place to catch the sunrise on the Isle of Skye but I realised that I haven’t actually given you a heads up on the best sunset spot on the Isle of Skye. So, I’ll let you into a little secret. Actually, it’s not so much a secret as a very popular tourist attraction. And if you’re planning a trip … Continue reading The Best Sunset Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
After seeing some incredible photos of the Isle of Skye and hearing dozens of friends wax lyrical about how beautiful it is, we knew we had to visit. The Isle of Skye is definitely a buzz destination at the moment, with scores of people flocking there each year to see what all the fuss is about. And it’s easy to see why. Jaw-dropping, unspoiled landscapes, … Continue reading 30 Photos of the Isle of Skye to Ignite Your Wanderlust
As a lover of travel, I’m forever booking flights to far-flung places and researching the next incredible destinations to visit. But quite often, the remarkable places close to home fly completely under my radar. This was the case with Lundy Island. I’ve lived in the UK all my life, and in Devon for the last six years. But I only learned about Lundy Island four months … Continue reading Lundy Island: England’s Best Kept Secret?
If, like me, you love the great outdoors then the Isle of Skye should definitely be on your list of amazing places to visit. For such a small island, there is so much to do. That is, in addition to just staring in wonder at the amazing scenery. So here is my list of the 8 things you should definitely check out during your trip. … Continue reading 8 Amazing Things to Do on the Isle of Skye, Scotland
Now I can’t say that getting up at 5am is my absolute favourite thing to do in life…unless I am catching a flight or chasing an amazing sunrise! And on this occasion we were doing the latter. We had heard that one of the best places to catch the sunrise on the Isle of Skye is from the top of the Old Man of Storr. … Continue reading The Best Sunrise Spot on the Isle of Skye, Scotland