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
If you are visiting Iceland then forget about the Northern Lights for a moment because we’re about to introduce you to something just as magical… a wondrous world of natural ice sculptures and formations.
Each year ice caves begin to take shape in Autumn and continue to last throughout the winter (November to March). If you’re feeling adventurous and interested in exploring deep inside a glacier …Full Article
Iceland has become one of our favourite countries and with so many natural wonders waiting to be seen, it’s only a matter of time before it’s your favourite too. The land of ice and fire boasts some of the most dramatic landscapes that remain relatively uncrowded and untouched. Where else can you discover the mystical Northern Lights alongside geyser’s and some of the most beautiful water …Full Article
As I’m sure you are aware, we are off to Iceland soon and to get us even more excited than we currently are (is that possible?!) we have done some digging to see what to expect and we love it! Cool and crazy Iceland facts include getting nude to elves, trolls and fairies. Whether you are soon to explore Iceland for the first time, or …Full Article
Kate and I are so excited to announce our next and first destination of 2015 is ICELAND, the land of fire and ice.. but most importantly stunning northern lights and incredible untouched beauty. Our fingers are crossed with high hopes that we’ll get to spot the ever famous northern lights, but even if we aren’t lucky enough, Iceland is an island full of surreal unimaginable beauty …Full Article
As we welcome 2015 with open arms, excited for what’s around the corner for us all, we take a look at the 10 most clichéd travel destinations and activities to do before you die. January is the month everyone gets that little extra boost in their mood where we all want to better ourselves, travel more, and just be happy! So this is our post dedicated …Full Article
We have been on the hunt to share with you some of the most spectacular hotels in the world to visit before you die, and boy we certainly don’t disappoint.
If you have ever dreamt of being able to sleep beneath the stars in the most scenic paradise known to man, or wished of staying in a room under the sea.. you seriously need to take …Full Article
The Tower of London is an internationally famous monument and one of England’s most iconic structures. William the Conqueror built the White Tower in 1066 as a demonstration to the world of Norman power, whilst acting as both fortress and gateway into the capital. In 1988 the Tower of London became a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and is the most complete example of an …Full Article
The old town of Stari Bar is found up in the mountains, an hours walk from the modern city of Bar, in the southeast of Montenegro. Stari Bar actually translates to Old Bar and unfortunately it’s seen it fair share of troubles over the centuries. It had been taken over by the Venetians, the Serbians, the Hungarians and the Ottoman Empire. It was finally reclaimed …Full Article
We set off to explore the Tara River just before sun rise. A 3 hour drive from Bar in Montenegro, but don’t let that put you off as it’s worth every moment. The route was actually very straight forward thanks to Montenegro having only a few main roads.
As we caught our first glimpses of the Tara River, we pulled over into a lay by, …Full Article
It is safe to say that Portugal is a country of contrasts. Alongside its contemporary cities and traditional villages you will find rolling vineyards, flat farmland, dramatic mountain ranges and idyllic coastal regions.
With so much on offer yet so little time for most Portugal holidays, you might worry that you’re going to miss out. But to ensure you don’t feel that way, we have …Full Article
Yesterday marked 10 days until we are off to explore Montenegro, the pearl of the Mediterranean. To say we are excited is an understatement, and although we do reside in the beautiful countryside, sometimes without any reason it’s nice to get away. (Travelling around the world is our end goal after all!)
London’s Notting Hill Carnival is one of the largest street festivals found in the world and it definitely feels that way when you find yourself dancing in the middle of narrow alleys. The Notting Hill Carnival was originally created to help overcome the racial tensions found in the area, so this celebration of diversity was founded. What better way for everyone to forget their differences …Full Article
That’s right, we have now booked our flights and a private apartment overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Montenegro won our hearts as soon as we discovered the sheer beauty, scenic views and varied culture. What attracted us the most is the fact it’s not become a typical tourist trap and hopefully has some hidden gems we can share with you all. Kate pulled a 2:1 out …Full Article
Fiesta de San Fermín originated as a week long celebration in honour of Saint Fermin. It’s said that he was dragged to death by bulls on the very same streets of Pamplona that the famous running of the bulls is hosted. San Fermín actually blends together three separate fiestas together; the feast day of San Fermín, an ancient trade fair and a bullfighting festival.
It all …Full Article
Happy Independence Day /4th of July
to all our American subscribers, family and friends!
Quick History Lesson: Independence Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of July and is also known as “the Fourth of July”. It is the anniversary of the declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776. Since the declaration was announced, the date has become a federal holiday for …Full Article
We are very happy this year as the Tour de France is not only coming to Britain for the opening three stages of the 101st edition of the world’s most demanding bike race, but it is also passing by locally for us too! This Saturday Leeds will mark the beginning of the 101st Tour de France, where 22 teams from across the world will cycle …Full Article
It’s hard not to get excited about the Goodwood Festival of Speed, even for those who have the vaguest of interests in cars or motorsport. You’ll discover old and new racing cars flying up the famous hill at their top speed; world renowned motorsport stars; and tantalising new car displays from almost all major car manufacturers. Just the thought of Goodwood Festival of Speed is …Full Article