As part of my Freelance Journalism and Travel Writing course, I’m frequently tasked with writing assignments. I’ll be sharing these on my blog as it would be a shame for these not to be shared! 🙂 The sandy beach stretched out for half a mile in each direction as the waves crashed against the rocky shore. The crystal blue sea shimmered in the glaring sun, … Continue reading Scotland’s Slice of the Mediterranean
Winding through beautiful roads, whale watching in Shaky Bay, getting stuck in the snow and swimming in hail storms. Just a few things we got up to our once in a lifetime trip to Iceland. During September 2020, I travelled to this incredible country with my partner and spent three weeks exploring The Land of Fire and Ice. Twelve of those days, we spent in … Continue reading Iceland Ring Road Trip
The ice was falling hard and fast around us, we had to make a choice; stay here indefinitely, or bolt to the van, half naked. On our second day of driving through the dramatic Icelandic countryside, we’d decided to take ourselves to the Westfjords. The landscape surrounding us was harsh and icy from the intermittent snow showers. We’d done our research and found the infamous … Continue reading A Natural Bath in a Hail Storm | Fosslaug, Iceland
North Iceland’s’ advantageous weather and sea conditions make it an ideal setting to seek out the largest mammals on the planet. The number and variety of species in the Icelandic waters makes spotting them an almost guarantee. When making plans to travel to Iceland, whale watching was high on our list of things to do. We didn’t want to book a spot on a tour … Continue reading Whale Watching in Northern Iceland
When we booked our trip to Iceland in November 2019, we had no idea what the world would look like now. We thought it would be a normal getaway, how wrong we were! 5 days in isolation can see a little daunting in a new country so I thought I would share my experience with it, to help you decide if it is worth it. … Continue reading What We Did For 5 Days in Icelandic Quarantine
With Covid-19 still quite an active presence around the world, a lot of the UK is looking for a staycation or a day trip to replace their holiday. I thought I’d share a few recommendations over the coming weeks for places to visit for a short amount of time and what you can do there. The UK is full of beautiful villages, towns and cities … Continue reading Visiting Cambridge | UK Staycation
Train travel makes the open borders of the EU even more accessible with cross border tracks and international passenger trains in most countries. One trip to France can mean a few days in Monoco, Italy or Spain too!
Here I’ve listed all the reasons I think you should travel by train while you’re in Europe and why it kicks flying’s’ butt! Continue reading Why Train is the ONLY way to Travel in Europe!
Barcelona is a beautiful city with a relaxed vibe that makes it feel like home, but with that holiday weather! Sangria and tapas can be found on every corner and 24 hours is not nearly enough to cover the vast range of exploration and activities there are to experience. Continue reading 24 Hours in Barcelona