Bethesda is home to Zip World Velocity, the fastest zip line in the world and the longest in Europe. It has been dubbed as the nearest thing to flying other than taking a sky dive. It has clocked in speeds in excess of 100mph, found within its breath-taking spot more than 1000ft up. Expect adrenaline, stunning views across the Menai Straits, and possibly a few …Full Article
Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass, are some of Britain’s most challenging roads. A very steep, twisting single track road that passes through the middle of the Lake District. If you love driving and seeing some of the most stunning views, then this is for you. A visit to the Lake District wouldn’t be complete without attempting to drive the Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass.
The title of steepest road in …Full Article
Zip World Caverns – A truly exhilarating experience, that’ll leave anyone who takes on the greatest underground adventure utterly terrified.
Earlier in the year we had previously taken on ‘Bounce Below‘ which is just one of the unique adventures Zip World offers, but that is a walk in the park compared to this monster challenge we were back for. Two years in the making, Zip …Full Article
Iceland is a country that many people have on their travel bucket lists, and it’s easy to see why. With stunning mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields, Iceland is certainly a stunning sight to behold, whilst the inspiring culture, arts, and wonderful food simply adds to the stunning nature experience. Iceland is one of the safest countries in the world, with extremely …Full Article
Claife Viewing Station is an old Victorian viewing point, overlooking Lake Windermere. It was originally built in the 1790’s and designed by John Carr. Following the earliest guide books, it was fashionable with the lakes very first tourists, who would come to the Claife Viewing Station in search of the picturesque thrill. The original building featured windows tinted with coloured glass to recreate the landscape …Full Article
One of the most popular attractions of the Lake District is the Lake Windermere Cruise, which takes you on a journey around England’s largest lake. Whether you hop onto a steam boat or modern cruiser, you will be surrounded by the most scenic views that the Lake District is famous for.
Every year around 15 million people visit the region’s fells and countryside and it’s hard not …Full Article
Get ready for the experience of a lifetime if you’ve not come across Bounce Below at Zip World before! Located in the heart of Snowdonia, Zip World offers a unique range of adventures for thrill seekers, young and old. Most famous for ‘Velocity’ the longest zip line in Europe, and officially the fastest zip line in the world, which has been dubbed as the closest thing …Full Article
Puffin Island is a small island found just off the coast of Anglesey in North Wales. Home to an abundance of wildlife from seabirds to Atlantic grey seals and if you’re lucky enough you may even spot some bottlenose dolphins. Puffin Island is listed as a site of Special Scientific Interest particularly due to the large breeding colonies of birdlife, including over 750 pairs of …Full Article
Snowdonia National Park has a multitude of natural sights that are truly worth seeing with your own eyes and not through a guide book. Aber Falls, located in the village of Abergwyngregyn is just one gem in this treasure trove. Famous for it’s stunning location, Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr) is a powerful waterfall fed by the Afon Goch as it plunges 120ft over the sill edge in the foothills of the Carneddau range. The …Full Article
Looking for one of the most diverse countries on Earth? Known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland is definitely a land of contrasts. We have cram packed our list to just 10 incredible things to do in Iceland, that you cannot afford to miss. You will find yourself viewing some of the most enchanting waterfalls in the world, to remote areas with beautiful beaches, cute little …Full Article
Whether you are aware that Iceland is located directly on top of the Mid-Atlantic ridge or not, the Reykjanes Peninsula is one place you won’t want to skip out on. This area is the only place in the world where you can see the ridge rise above sea level, meaning you can significantly view the boundaries between Europe and North America. The gap between these …Full Article
If you find yourself in Oxfordshire on a sunny day, what better way to find your bearings for the local area by hopping onto an Oxford river cruise. As the weather was kind, we decided to take our little one out for his first boat ride and trip to Oxford. What better way to forget the stresses of the world than to peacefully float along the …Full Article
If you are looking to travel to Iceland, it’s most likely you have already seen pictures of the twisted airplane wreckage on the black sands of Sólheimasandur. Whether you already know the story behind the plane, are looking for directions or is something you’ve just learnt about, then we’ve got all the info you need. It’s worth noting that if you’re planning a trip across …Full Article
If you’re ever to find yourself in Camden, you’ll instantly be surrounded by an exciting mix of markets, cuisines and music venues. It is the cuisine part that excites me the most. For such an area in London to have such a wide variety where everyone feels welcome is a pleasure for anyone who loves their food. We made it to Gilgamesh, a pan-Asian restaurant for my …Full Article
Discover our travel guide to the top 10 destinations for a European city break in 2017. Find out the must do’s and what not to miss in our favourite cities including Rome, Paris, Reykjavik, Amsterdam, Dubrovnik and Budapest.
City breaks are a great way to explore a destination’s history, culture, and art in a relatively short space of time. They provide us with a snapshot of local life, as well …Full Article
Are you in search of the Northern Lights? Whether you have experienced them or not, going hunting for them by boat has to be one of the coolest ways you can imagine and is actually better than you’d think.
We were lucky enough to have been invited to a northern lights boat tour whilst staying in Iceland and is definitely an amazing experience. Sailing away …Full Article
When visiting Iceland, you are guaranteed to see Icelandic horses in fields roaming free. But do you know what makes a horse Icelandic? When the first settlers sailed to Iceland from Norway in the 10th century, horses were a vital part to the colonisation of the island. Due to this and the fact they were only able to bring a few horses per ship, they made sure …Full Article
After being extremely lucky to watch the magical aurora borealis dance across the whole sky on our first night in Iceland, we didn’t think anything could come close for the rest of our trip here, but the Super Jeep Tour around the Golden Circle and Snowmobiling across a glacier comes pretty close. If you are researching to visit Iceland you will already know of many tour …Full Article
Depending how long your stay is, you may be looking if its worth hiring a 4×4 to drive across Iceland. No matter whether Iceland is your dream destination or a simple stopover, you’re in the land of elves and surrounded by natural beauty in Iceland, wherever you go.
If you’re visiting Iceland you will most likely discover there are many tour agencies offering day trips around the Golden Circle where you …Full Article