Author: Lucy Fyffe

Top 5 Waterfalls in Iceland

Iceland is a waterfall-lovers dream. Driving round the ring round, you’ll pass countless waterfalls, of every shape and size.  There’s the big ones that attract millions of tourists every year, but there’s also a bunch of smaller ones that you might be lucky enough to have all to yourself! Here’s some  waterfalls that I loved but that didn’t quite make my top 5: Unknown Name The very first waterfall we found! On the south-west coast. Hranfossar A river with countless waterfalls coming out the sides! Unknown Name A little waterfall in Hallormsstaðaskógur, a forest in eastern Iceland Godafoss A...

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Road Trippin’ Around Wales

Croeso i Gymru! Welcome to Wales –  the most beautiful and road trip-worthy part of the UK. As if the ridiculously stunning landscape isn’t enough to entice you, the locals are friendly and the prices are about a low as you’ll find in the UK. Despite visiting in December-January when it should’ve been rather bleak and miserable, my sister, Katie, and I were treated to blue skies almost all week long. CARDIFF We arrived into Cardiff early in the morning, and as we walked (or rather..as I RAN, busting to pee..) through Bute Park on our way to the...

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Beautiful Hikes Close to London

London’s great; it’s diverse, lively and hectic. Most of the time, that’s what I love about this city. But it’s also the thing I hate about it. Sometimes it exhausts me and I just need to get away from the chaos for a bit. Of course, there’s an endless list of places you could go for a weekend getaway around Europe. But what’s often overlooked is that there’s plenty to do in the UK too. If you’re a little bit organised and book your train a few weeks in advance, it’s not too expensive either. When I want to...

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Hiking in the Peak District

Where better to spend a couple of days in my autumn half term than the beautiful Peak District? Known for its abundance of walking trails and breath-taking views, it sounded like exactly my kind of escape from the city. My intention was to stay in Edale, but I was a wee bit disorganised with booking and there was no accommodation left in town. Instead I got the train in and out of Edale, but stayed in Castleton, just 5km south. DAY ONE Edale to Castleton via Mam Tor After the three and a half hour journey from London, I...

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