Following Brexit our beloved pound took a sharp dive against pretty much all foreign currency. This was terrible, terrible, TERRIBLE news for the British travelling community. However, since June 2016 the marketplace has experienced a few anomalies where the pound has been caused to strengthen. Right now, the strength of the pound is up against… Read More Travel thirst vs Stirling strength
As the dreary days and dark nights set in for the majority of us in the Northern Hemisphere, those feet will certainly be starting to itch for lands to adventure. We all love a duvet day, but 5 months of a good thing will inevitably lead to complacency. It’s time to kick off those slippers,… Read More Winter is coming
Have you been drawn in by the allure of Iceland but worried about the cost? Here are a few ways to help you save money on your trip: 1. Travel in a group – things are always cheaper when you can split the cost; travel, food, accommodation. This is especially true of Iceland and… Read More 10 ways to save money on your trip to Iceland
That is the question when it comes to visiting the most popular tourist spot in Iceland. Ok, so let’s deal with the three real issues at play here: Will it be packed with tourists? Wowza! The entrance fee is pretty pricey; and It’s man-made. Whilst many tourist spots around the world can be… Read More To Blue Lagoon, or not to Blue Lagoon
As you land in Keflavik International Airport you will get the feeling that you have arrived in a different world rather than another country. This is Iceland. The terrain surrounding Keflavik and Reykjavik is dark, arid and surprisingly flat contrasting with radiant glimmers of a green moss cover. Yet drive an hour eastwards and the… Read More Step into another world
Precariously placed on a cracker, cooked inside a savoury scone, stuffed inside a crusty baguette, as an accompaniment to a large glass of wine or straight off the knife, cheese is (in my humble opinion) simply divine. For all cheese addicts, the chance to taste a new variation of cheese will be a highlight of… Read More Oh my cheese!
You can see the Northern Lights in Wales?! Yes! I didn’t know this until recently either. The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) are one of the most incredible phenomenons we have the opportunity to witness – and we’re luckier than most because we have the chance to see these wonderful colours in the sky… Read More You can see the Northern Lights in Wales?!
Don’t be scared to solo travel. The prospect of travelling to a foreign country by yourself can be daunting for many people, especially the introverts amongst us. I am, by nature the quiet, shy girl-next-door; so much so, that one of my best friends used to nickname me ‘Mute’ (thanks, darling). So, in hindsight,… Read More Don’t be scared to solo travel
When considering a trip to South Africa most travellers will be looking to embark on a journey along the Garden Route, stopping off at various destinations on the way. A tricky decision for many is how to travel between each destination; it was for me. I, like many others had heard the numerous stories of… Read More Hiring a car in South Africa
Udawalawe or Yala National Park? If you are visiting the south east of Sri Lanka you are probably considering a trip to Yala National Park and on researching it, have come across Udawalawe National Park. Now if you only have time for one, which do you chose? Udawalawe was created to provide a… Read More Udawalawe or Yala National Park?