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Iceland is a country that many people have on their travel bucket lists, and it’s easy to see why. With stunning mountains, glaciers, volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields, Iceland is certainly a stunning sight to behold, whilst the inspiring culture, arts, and wonderful...

Claife Viewing Station is an old Victorian viewing point, overlooking Lake Windermere. It was originally built in the 1790's and designed by John Carr. Following the earliest guide books, it was fashionable with the lakes very first tourists, who would come to the Claife Viewing...

Thought it was just an American tradition? Yet to experience it yourself? This was exactly our story until last weekend, where we took our baby pumpkin picking for the first time. Neither of us had ever picked a pumpkin before apart from at the shops, let alone visit a...

One of the most popular attractions of the Lake District is the Lake Windermere Cruise, which takes you on a journey around England's largest lake. Whether you hop onto a steam boat or modern cruiser, you will be surrounded by the most scenic views that the...

Get ready for the experience of a lifetime if you've not come across Bounce Below at Zip World before! Located in the heart of Snowdonia, Zip World offers a unique range of adventures for thrill seekers, young and old. Most famous for 'Velocity' the longest zip...

Puffin Island is a small island found just off the coast of Anglesey in North Wales. Home to an abundance of wildlife from seabirds to Atlantic grey seals and if you're lucky enough you may even spot some bottlenose dolphins. Puffin Island is listed as...

Snowdonia National Park has a multitude of natural sights that are truly worth seeing with your own eyes and not through a guide book. Aber Falls, located in the village of Abergwyngregyn is just one gem in this treasure trove. Famous for it's stunning location, Aber Falls (Rhaeadr...

Looking for one of the most diverse countries on Earth? Known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland is definitely a land of contrasts. We have cram packed our list to just 10 incredible things to do in Iceland, that you cannot afford to miss. You...

Whether you are aware that Iceland is located directly on top of the Mid-Atlantic ridge or not, the Reykjanes Peninsula is one place you won't want to skip out on. This area is the only place in the world where you can see the ridge rise above...

If you find yourself in Oxfordshire on a sunny day, what better way to find your bearings for the local area by hopping onto an Oxford river cruise. As the weather was kind, we decided to take our little one out for his first boat...

If you are looking to travel to Iceland, it's most likely you have already seen pictures of the twisted airplane wreckage on the black sands of Sólheimasandur. Whether you already know the story behind the plane, are looking for directions or is something you've just...

If you're ever to find yourself in Camden, you'll instantly be surrounded by an exciting mix of markets, cuisines and music venues. It is the cuisine part that excites me the most. For such an area in London to have such a wide variety where everyone feels...

[gallery type="rectangular" link="none" ids="48792"] Christmas. The time of year for large family gatherings filled with traditions, high spirits and reminiscing over tremendous amounts of food and festive drink. Wherever you are in the world, cultures celebrate the holiday season slightly differently from one country to another including their...

Are you in search of the Northern Lights? Whether you have experienced them or not, going hunting for them by boat has to be one of the coolest ways you can imagine and is actually better than you'd think. We were lucky enough to have been...

When visiting Iceland, you are guaranteed to see Icelandic horses in fields roaming free. But do you know what makes a horse Icelandic? When the first settlers sailed to Iceland from Norway in the 10th century, horses were a vital part to the colonisation of the island....

After being extremely lucky to watch the magical aurora borealis dance across the whole sky on our first night in Iceland, we didn't think anything could come close for the rest of our trip here, but the Super Jeep Tour around the Golden Circle and...

Depending how long your stay is, you may be looking if its worth hiring a 4x4 to drive across Iceland. No matter whether Iceland is your dream destination or a simple stopover, you're in the land of elves and surrounded by natural beauty in Iceland, wherever you go. If you're visiting...

As I'm sure you are aware, we are off to Iceland soon and to get us even more excited than we currently are (is that possible?!) we have done some digging to see what to expect and we love it! Cool and crazy Iceland facts...