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Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle in Winter: What to Know Before You …

Planning our winter trip to Iceland, I knew there was a ton of natural phenomena outside of our base in Reykjavik that I wanted to see, but on a long weekend, our time was limited. As we started totalling up…

Budapest

Eight Traditional Hungarian Foods to Try in Budapest (and Where to Find …

My previous experience of Eastern European food can be summarised as ‘lots of meat and cheap beer’, which definitely isn’t to say that I haven’t had some great meals, just that they’ve all had those two components in common. I’d…

Bradford on Avon

Why You Need a Weekend Break in Bradford on Avon, UK

I ended up in Bradford on Avon after desperately searching for a quiet, cute hotel out of London to just go and sleep in. I needed a rest, I didn’t want to get on a plane, and I fancied crisp…

Paphos

Why Paphos, Cyprus is Perfect For Relaxing Rather Than Exploring

I’m a busy holidaymaker. When I travel, I snoop around to wheedle out the most interesting on, off and around the beaten track. But Paphos, Cyprus really threw me off guard; despite my concerted efforts to explore, I couldn’t quite…

Reykjavik

How to Pack For a Hand Luggage Only Trip to Iceland

The clue is in the name, but my word, Iceland is cold. While I watched my Instagram feed fill up with other people’s winter sun trips, I headed to a place with highs of -7 degrees to try and spot…

Reykjavik

Six Foods You Must Try in Reykjavik, Iceland

The food in Iceland has a bit of a reputation for being out-of-the-ordinary, seemingly centred around the rare meats variety. Now, as a woman who has eaten a baby octopus on a stick with a quail’s egg in its head…

Glasgow

How to Spend 24 Hours in Glasgow, Scotland

It’s fair to say that Glasgow has a bit of a ‘reputation’. What isn’t fair is the connotations that reputation often brings up. Scotland’s second city completely stole my heart on a recent visit, surprising me with its artsy vibe,…

Reykjavik

How to Spend 24 Hours in Reykjavik, Iceland

Something to be aware of immediately when planning a quick long weekend in Iceland, is the amount of sunlight you’ll be getting. If you’re travelling in winter to increase your chance of seeing the Northern Lights, you need to keep…

Everything You Need to Know About Finding the Northern Lights in Iceland

It’s difficult when the highest thing on your sightseeing list in a particular country isn’t something you can just waltz up to and take a photo of. The whole reason I wanted to visit Iceland was to get a glimpse…