Norway: Grünerløkka – The Hipster Hangout, Oslo

When on city breaks it is likely that the places at the top of your must-visit list are the main attractions that the city has to offer, including particular museums or landmarks. We are no different if we are on a city break; the likelihood is we only have a certain…

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Iceland: Do Go Chasing Waterfalls, 4 of The Best in The South of The Island

Iceland had been on our list of places to visit for as long as we could remember so when we finally got the opportunity to visit the Land of Fire and Ice, deciding where we wanted to visit on our road trip was a very tough decision. With dramatic scenery…

Norway: Here’s How You Camp Like A True Scandinavian!

It may be down to the gorgeous scenery, dazzling array of camping and hiking food, or just the sheer thrill of being out in pure, fresh air but a lot of Scandinavians spend more time outside than they do indoors and it’s easy to see why. In Norway, trekking the…

Iceland: Free Must Sees in Reykjavík

Reykjavik was the last destination of our whistle-stop stay in Iceland. We had three fantastic days exploring the south of the island and witnessing first-hand the sheer beauty of it, from majestic waterfalls, to explosive geysers and beautiful black sands. Therefore, when we arrived in Reykjavik I was slightly disappointed (sorry…

Iceland: Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Winter in Iceland is cold, scrap that, it is freezing. Even in November when we visited once out of Reykjavik, which was relatively mild, the coldness was often unbearable and we had to take shelter in the car with the heater on full blast just to escape the conditions outside.…

Iceland: Relaxing At The Blue Lagoon

When we booked our trip to Iceland, at the top of my must visit places was the Blue Lagoon. Yes, I had heard it was a tourist trap but I didn’t care, I wanted to experience it for myself and I’m glad that I did because I absolutely loved it.…

Iceland: Road Trip Day 2 – Þingvellir National Park, Gulfoss & Strokkur Geyser

After the excitement of day 1 of our Icelandic road trip, we were keen to get back out on the road and explore more of this fantastic island. After a great night at our log cabin, eating a home cooked meal, catching up on a couple of episodes of House…

Iceland: Road Trip Day 1 – Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss & Vik

Our lovely little log cabin was located in the Geysir area of southern Iceland. We found it to be a great place to base ourselves in order to explore the South of the island. We picked up our hire car as soon as we landed and headed to our log…

Iceland: 5 Reasons Why You Must Hire A Car

Having recently returned from Iceland, we are already planning our return trip – we loved it that much. The scenery in Iceland is like something I have never seen before and considering how expensive most things are in Iceland, food and drink etc the scenery is 100% free. For the…

Iceland: Lagoon Car Rental

Before we visited Iceland recently, everyone we spoke to about it said a) what a beautiful country it was and b) you must hire a car. Now having been and seen and explored it for myself I can categorically state that everyone was 100% correct on both counts. I could…

Iceland: Road Trip Playlist

Ok, a little light-hearted post today and I need your help. A week today we are heading to Iceland (the country, not the English frozen food store) where we will be picking up our hire car courtesy of Lagoon Car Rental for our road trip. We plan to explore the…

Iceland: Don't Visit Reykjavik With Your Partner Without Doing These 4 Things!

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland, and millions of people flock there every year. It’s become a hugely popular place to visit as it’s great at all times of the year! It’s also appears to be a perfect place to visit with your partner as there are plenty of romantic…

Sweden: Sailing to the Southern Archipelago From Gothenburg

Even though Gothenburg is a pretty amazing city with more attractions and things to do than we ever anticipated we still took the decision to escape the city centre and head out to the Southern Archipelago for the day. We hadn’t done much research regarding how to get there or…

Sweden: Hanging Out in Haga, Gothenburg

When researching what to do and where to go in Gothenburg more than one source recommended spending some time in Haga, which is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in the city. On our walking tour of Gothenburg we factored having lunch in Haga into our plan. If walking is not…

Sweden: Walking Tour of Major Attractions in Gothenburg

When we visited Gothenburg, Sweden at the beginning of February we were very lucky that the snow that the city had seen in mid January had gone. Everyone we met commented on how bad it had been. It had brought cars, trains and trams to a stand still and had…

Sweden: Gothenburg Overview

It always annoys me, landing in the dark as you do not get chance to familiarise yourself with the city you are visiting in the daylight. However, sometimes there are no other options especially when there is only one flight a day to your chosen destination. This happened recently when…

Denmark: Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen

‘Wonderful, wonderful Copenhagen. Friendly old girl of a town’ and how very wonderful she is. I really didn’t know what to expect of Denmark’s capital but what I did find was very pleasant. Mr ESLT and I love to spend our birthdays exploring a city and creating memories so for…

Denmark: Visit Carlsberg Brewery, Copenhagen

I love a brewery tour, maybe because I love beer. Yes it’s not lady like and yes it’s full of calories but how nice is a cold refreshing beer on a hot sunny day? So when conducting my research into things to do in Copenhagen I was over the moon…