I am ashamed to say that after living in London for 2 years, I have seen little of England itself. While I jetted off to concur Europe, one of my favourite countries in the world was left neglected. Now Pete and I are back in the UK – not for forever, unfortunately – and we’re … More Day-Tripping it in Portsmouth, England
I found Vienna to feel large and small all at the same time. With a lot to see, and little time I was pleased to have found Wombats City Hostel Vienna at the Naschmarkt. Location Overlooking the Naschmarkt – the largest outdoor market in Vienna – this hostel is a little outside of the main tourist … More Vienna Hostel on Review – Wombats at the Naschmarkt
There are some places in the world that make you feel giddy with excitement. It’s not always explainable, but the destination holds a little bit of magic. For me, one of these places is Salzburg, Austria. I visited Salzburg on a day trip from Vienna. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but Vienna wasn’t living … More My favourite day-trip: Salzburg
The ridge between the North American and Eurasian plates is a strange place. Void of marine life, it seems like a strange place to swim, but the incredibly clear water and novelty of swimming between continents was enough to draw me in. While in Reykjavik I participated in an Arctic Adventures tour appropriately named Black … More Snorkeling between tectonic plates in Iceland
To say I’m a Harry Potter fan would be an understatement. If I didn’t know better I’d think magic runs through me. So needless to say, I found quite a bit of magic following the footsteps of JK Rowling through Edinburgh. Pit stop – The Elephant House This is the cafe that the first Harry Potter … More A Harry Potter stroll through the tomb stones
So many options and so little time. Even after two years, I have barely taken a bit (or a sip) out of the London drinking scene. I did have a good time trying though. Below are my favourite places to grab a drink and catch up with friends. In alphabetical order because I can’t choose between … More Lush Life – My favourite London drinking holes.
In the cold hours of a January Icelandic morning, I – a very uncoordinated and innactive person – hoisted myself onto a horse and rode through the lava fields as the sun was rising. I had never been horseback riding before. There is something about horses that have always scared me. It probably has something … More Good morning from an Icelandic horse.
While visiting my sister in Edinburgh we decided to do a very touristy thing and take a bus tour to the Scotland highlands in search for the Loch Ness Monster! Let me first say that Scotland is beautiful and, if given the chance, I would really like to spend more time in the north. There … More Hunting for Nessy – Scotland Highlands