One Day in … York, United Kingdom

Founded by the Roman empire in 71 AD as Eboracum and surrounded by impressive city walls, York is an English city in Yorkshire in the north of the United Kingdom. Stepped in centuries worth of history and surrounded by countryside, the cobbled streets of the city echo the sentiments of the past, stark in contrast to…

Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

9 Day Icelandic Road Trip – Itinerary and Tips!

Black sand beaches and volcanic valleys. Imposing glaciers and floating icebergs. Thunderous waterfalls and bubbling geothermal hot springs. This is nature at its most primal. This is Iceland. A land of Earth, Fire, Wind and Water. A place so breathtakingly stunning, so full of wonder and adventure, you’ll never want to leave. It’s difficult to put into words the…

8 Interesting Facts About Iceland

A land of fire, ice, water, elves and magic. Iceland is a veritable wonderland of natural oddities, cultural quirks and fascinating stories – the primal, unspoilt landscape and friendly people make it one of the most interesting places to travel in the world. Here are 8 surprising facts you may not have known about the the small Nordic island nation.…

Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

One Week in … Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, the capital of Ireland – a place famous for pubs, bars and cobbled streets. Big enough to claim city status, but small enough to maintain its rich Irish charm, Dublin has been named as the friendliest city in Europe, and having a pint with the local Dubliners is almost a given while visiting. Travelling there during the…

5 Amazing Places to Stay in Iceland

One of the most exciting parts about exploring a new country is discovering new places to stay – with Iceland’s total population numbering only a mere 330,000 it might surprise you to know that the range of accommodation options through the countryside is vast. From authentic horse ranches in the North, stylish country hotels along…

Eilean Donan Castle, Highlands, Scotland

Medieval Castles of Scotland, United Kingdom

Fierce chainmail-clad warriors, epic battles of the north and stalwart stone fortresses. These are the images I had in my head as I planned my road trip around Scotland, all the while remaining keenly aware that imagination rarely informs reality. However, not only were these images of the history of Scotland accurate, the sites I saw…

Munich, Germany

One Day in … Munich, Germany

Munich (in German: München), the charming historic Bavarian capital, is spectacularly close to the snow-capped peaks of the Alps and packed with bustling beer halls, enchanting cathedrals and artsy museums. The cobbled streets, cafe-lined alleys and beautiful architecture lend themselves to a quaint, but sophisticated, small-town atmosphere. After a delightful breakfast near my hotel with…