Someone told me recently that they never heard of Greenland as a travel destination. Well, if you ever get the chance to visit Greenland, jump at it. And if you need any more encouragement, take a look at these… 5 Pictures that will make you want to visit Greenland The people Like in many northern countries, Greenlanders are quiet to begin with, but are amongst the friendliest and kindest I’ve ever met. The landscapes Though the interior is a vast […]
With Wow Air Iceland is cheap and easy to get to from both sides of the Atlantic. However Iceland is insanely expensive. It’s expensive for travellers because the krona is so strong and it’s expensive for locals because everything costs so much. And that isn’t likely to change anytime soon. It is hard to go to Iceland on a budget – that said there are a few ways to save a few krona so here are a few tips on how […]
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I’ve been quiet on the blogging front of late but I haven’t been idle. There’s been a lot to do on the back end of the site and I’ve been getting a Viking shield-maiden to help me out with that in the form of the fabulous Stella Légrádi. Also bills have to be paid and Iceland not being the cheapest country to live in that means getting the hours in on the day job. But six months since moving to […]
A place not far from me and one I’ve always meant to go to is Hveragerði which has both natural hot springs at Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) and also one of Iceland’s more famous swimming pools: Laugaskarð. Reykjadalur (Steam Valley) Hike So on Easter Sunday a few friends of mine and I headed off, or as they said I dragged them off, for some walking, lazing in a hot river and catching some Pokemon on the way. That wasn’t me but apparently the […]
So while things might have been quiet on the blogging front I have definitly been kept busy and I’m really excited to work with the lovely Ira from Travel with Ira on her Tips from Locals series with a post on Iceland! Check out the post here and take a look at Ira’s other articles on everywhere from Austria to Tunisia and her speciality, being a Bucharest girl, one of my favourite countries – Romania!
A while ago I was contacted by Saal Digital, a UK-based photographic print company, to review their products and as I’m looking for a large format photographic canvas prints supplier I was really excited to see the results. Disclaimer: I was not paid by Saal Digital to review their products, however I was given a voucher to use against whatever type of print I wanted. They also wanted an honest review so that’s what you will read! Type of products available […]
I hate carrying too much stuff on a trip, which is why this list of essential photography equipment for travel photographers is comprehensive enough to make sure I get amazing photographs, but light enough for me to carry. 1 Spare batteries There is nothing worse than your camera dying just as you see the perfect shot. Often I’m away from power sources and I haven’t found a good solar powered option yet, to say nothing of the cold zapping battery power, so I […]
One of the things on my Iceland bucket list is snorkelling in Silfra with Dive.is, a fissure in the Þingvellir National Park and when some lovely tourists mentioned it the other week when I was trying to plan my day off, I thought why not! Snorkelling in Iceland – where to go So there are lots of places where snorkelling and diving is possible in Iceland either in the sea or fresh water, but there are some restrictions, For example there are two sites in […]
We’re all guilty of a few of these hiking mistakes and to be fair some are not the end of the world but here’s how to avoid a few hard learned lessons. 1 Bringing too much stuff We’re all guilty of overpacking and believe me when you have to carry all your stuff, for hours, up mountains, you will question the wisdom of packing even the lightest thing. On one of days during my Laugavegur trek I saw a jeep carrying […]