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Hiking in Norway’s Blue Light

Hiking in the dark is certainly not something that’s appealed to me before, but when you’re traveling around Northern Norway, where the sun doesn’t rise between late November and mid-January, it’s a hike in the darkness or no hike at all. When I say the sun doesn’t...

Hiking in Winter Wonderland, Norway

Far and away, this was the most beautiful spot in Norway and up there as one of the most stunning walks I've ever done. Starting at Trolla, just outside of Trondheim, we rugged up in warm clothes, scarves, beanies, gloves and most importantly - spikes for our shoes!...

Christmas in Bergen: Not So White

We were drawn to the idea of spending Christmas in Bergen because a quick google search led us to believe that there would be lots of Christmas festivities happening and plenty of snow to play around in. Not entirely true, it seems. For the few days that we were in...

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...

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...

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...

Top Ten Things to do in Turkey

Hopefully, when you think of Turkey, you think of a beautiful and diverse country with lots to see and do. Unfortunately, this is not the image that the media conveys to us. The media will have you believe that Turkey is unsafe for travellers, female travellers in...

The Ins and Outs of a Turkish Bath

On a particularly lazy day in Istanbul, I decided it was time to try a Turkish Bath. To be totally honest, I had no idea what I was in for. I'd seen pictures of people in bath robes, looking relaxed, and that was enough to convince me. I asked my hostel for a...

Avoiding Crowds at Pamukkale

Pristine white springs, filled with bright blue water... Obviously this place was way up on my Turkey 'to-do' list before I even landed. However, I desperately hate crowds, and Pamukkale is known for being rammed all day long. So here's how to see it without having to...

Top 5 Things To Do In Fethiye, Turkey

Fethiye was one of my favourite places in Turkey - although, perhaps I say that about too many places in Turkey. I just loved it all! I think what makes Fethiye so great is that there's a bit of everything. There's a cute little old town to roam around, some history...