Europe · Travel

4 Days in Iceland – A Long Weekend in the Land of Fire and Ice

They call Iceland the land of fire and ice and it’s true Iceland full of these dichotomies. Ancient traditions run deep but the music scene is utterly cutting edge and although the capital seems sleepy by day, at night partying can go on all night! So what do you do with your time in Iceland?… Continue reading 4 Days in Iceland – A Long Weekend in the Land of Fire and Ice

General · Travel

9 Cities That May Surprise You Around the World

You have read the travel magazines and the blogs, seen the TV shows, and thousands upon thousands of Instagram photos, but there are still some places out there that you don’t really know. You may think you know them, I bet you’ve heard about them many times but here are nine cities that may surprise… Continue reading 9 Cities That May Surprise You Around the World

Accommodation · General · Travel

Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

Let me start by saying, I have stayed in all manner of hotels, guesthouses, hostels, campsites and apartments. I have nothing against any accommodation option (although I may skip camping in deepest, darkest winter). I think that, of all of them, hostels have the worst reputation and I would love to change the mind of… Continue reading Why Staying in Hostels is NOT as Bad as You Think

Food · General · Travel

Backpacking with Burgers – Munching on McDonald’s 

We are My hubby, Mr Fluskey, has a travel quirk that most people don’t understand. He likes to eat a McDonald’s Big Mac in every new country he visits. After a long debate about this, I bent to his will. To try and alleviate my slight corporation guilt, I try to eat something from the… Continue reading Backpacking with Burgers – Munching on McDonald’s