Norway: Exploring Stavanger And Our Hike To Preikestolen

“I’m going to hike this!” I say to people, thumbing up a stock photo of the scenic panorama from Norway’s Pulpit Rock. “Oh awesome, how’s the training going…?”, “Uh” I splutter… “You hike a lot?”, “Um… hike? …No?”. I had to chase a spider from the toe of my hiking boots as I dug them […]

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Why You Absolutely Can’t Miss The Golden Circle Tour in Iceland

Regular readers will know that Iceland and I have been having a not-so-secret love affair over the past three years. After my first trip was back in 2014, I was totally hooked and I’ve been making my annual pilgrimage to the land of fire and ice ever since. Hence why I feel like a bit […]

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The Blue Lagoon and beyond: Iceland’s geothermal pools.

If you were to ask me what my favourite thing about Iceland was, wallowing in a Geothermal pool would certainly pip my top three. These naturally heated pools are said have health benefits and are a great social activity; a core part of Icelandic culture, and honestly, have you even ‘done‘ Iceland if you didn’t at least tick off […]

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Iceland Road Trip: Self-driving the Snæfellsnes peninsula

I’ll try not to make this blog post sound like a love letter to Iceland, but in all honesty, I left my heart here on my first trip out here in 2014 and uh, I’ve been desperately lovesick ever since. Sometimes you see too much of something and you become immune to it. But Iceland? This […]

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Travel Fail! What happens when Airbnb goes wrong?

The moment is here! I’d been planning these seven days for months on end; booked the flights as soon as they were released, scored an awesome Airbnb deal by reserving my dates months in advance, firmed up a kick-ass ‘Best of Iceland’ itinerary with whale watching, Geothermal Spas and self-drive tours… Hell, there’s no such […]

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Our Wedding Abroad; How to stop panicking, and prep properly for those ‘I Do’s’

So, who’s been dreaming of their perfect wedding since they could walk? Throwing a white bed sheet over your head in a mock-veil, stealing your mothers’ white heels and lipstick, flashing that gummy Haribo ring you’ve jammed on your left hand and pronouncing the hallway your ‘aisle’ as you totter and trip towards your imaginary ‘Prince […]

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Canals, Coffee, Carlsberg… a Christmas in Copenhagen

December; I checked the weather app again on my phone; chance of rain clouds and blowing a gale, of course! We’d chosen this weekend to jet to the Danish capital, Copenhagen, so here’s to hoping we’d stumble on some of this infamous ‘Hygge’ everyone gushes about!

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