Travel


A Photography Tour of Coney Island USA

Coney Island is a photographer’s dream come true. A quirky oasis of colours and interesting personalities combined with a rich history. I knew as soon as I had made plans to visit New York, that Coney Island needed to be part of my itinerary. So when I found out that Local Expeditions are offering photography tours of Coney Island run by a local photographer, I...

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Iceland on a budget: 15 tips to help you explore Iceland for less Iceland

Iceland is known for two things: its dramatic volcanic landscape and for a being one of the most expensive countries in the world.  I have been wanting to visit Iceland since I spotted it from a plane window back in 2009. I was embarking on my first solo trip to New Zealand and was immediately smitten with the rugged terrain. When I started researching the...

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Toronto’s Kensington Market – A melting pot of flavours and colours Canada / Culture

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and is considered one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 140 different languages and dialects spoken in Toronto and half of its population was born outside of Canada. People from Asia, Latin America, Africa and Europe call this city their home and with so much diversity, it is no surprise that you can see,...

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8 Things you didn’t know about Görlitz Germany

Görlitz is easily one of my favourite places in Germany. The city has so much historic character and beauty, that it’s hard not to fall for it. I recently spent some time in this wonderful city and loved uncovering its secrets and history, so I thought I would share some of my findings with you. Here are eight things that you probably didn’t know about...

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24 hours in Utrecht Netherlands

Utrecht is situated in the heart of the Netherlands and is one of the oldest cities in the country. Despite its charming, medieval center, ancient canals and vibrant feel, Utrecht often gets overlooked by tourists. Next time you consider a city break in the Netherlands, you should definitely include Utrecht in your itinerary, because the city has not only got plenty of fascinating stories to...

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Friendship, Freedom & Festivities: The Amsterdam Light Festival Netherlands

Every year Amsterdam is transformed into an illuminated masterpiece of light and art during the Amsterdam Light Festival from November until January. Since this year’s Light Festival was coming to an end, I couldn’t resist seeing what the event is all about and booked a night time canal cruise during my visit to Amsterdam last week. It was a miserable and rainy day, but I decided...

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Four things that will make you fall in love with San Diego USA

I never expected to fall for San Diego the way I did, but the mix of the laid back attitude, its countless beaches, maritime wildlife, and incredible food just won me over. So if you’re planning a trip to San Diego, here are a few things you definitely shouldn’t miss off your list! Marine Wildlife San Diego’s proximity to the sea means visitors have the...

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A Husky Adventure in Northern Norway Norway

While I was in Lapland in November, I made a lot of special memories, which I’m sure will stay with me for a lifetime.  A Husky adventure in the beautiful North of Norway was one of them. Dog sledding is an adventure that, no doubt can be found on most peoples bucket lists.  So it won’t come as a surprise that it has been something...

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Finnish Lapland – The perfect balance of nature and culture Finland

The plane was descending towards Ivalo airport and I suddenly felt ecstatic about the adventure ahead of me. I couldn’t quite believe that I had travelled 450km north of the Arctic Circle to see the Northern Lights and experience Lapland.  The view from the plane was incredible, nothing like I’d ever seen before. Half frozen rivers and lakes cutting through the vast landscape of the...

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Finland here I come: Preparation for the big adventure Finland

If you’re following me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you will have seen the big announcement already.  Just a little more than a week and I will be heading to Finland, further North than I have ever been before. So where am I going and what will I be doing? I’m travelling to the Utsjoki, the most Northern community in the Finnish part of Lapland...

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