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We Went To An Ice Cave Inside A Glacier & It Was AMAZING

Without a doubt, my highlight of our Iceland trip was the ice cave tour, which took us inside an actual glacier to see some of the most astonishing colours I will ever see in my life. I've already talked briefly about the tour in my overall Iceland itinerary post, but this is worth an entire… Continue reading We Went To An Ice Cave Inside A Glacier & It Was AMAZING

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Planning & Packing For A Winter Iceland Trip

I absolutely love planning trips and creating itineraries for wherever I go - but planning a trip to Iceland in winter was HARD. The limited daylight hours mean you have to meticulously plan what you can see, and the cold weather means you have to pack so much more than, say, a few days in… Continue reading Planning & Packing For A Winter Iceland Trip

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The Highs & Lows Of 2021

2021 has been all about peeling ourselves away from the horror show of 2020 and getting back to some semblance of normality, if we can remember what that was. In the past couple of months, I've been to a gig, flown in a plane, and been abroad - all for the first time since 2019!… Continue reading The Highs & Lows Of 2021

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Why I’m Actually Glad I Didn’t Travel Abroad Much This Year

After the hell storm of 2020 and the sudden hope of vaccine success, I was unbelievably excited about getting back to normality in 2021. I wasn't naΓ―ve - I didn't expect everything to go completely back to normal, and I was never going to jet off to Absolutely Everywhere Straight Away. Other countries would still… Continue reading Why I’m Actually Glad I Didn’t Travel Abroad Much This Year

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The Land Of Fire & Ice: A Five Day Iceland Itinerary

Iceland is without a doubt the epitome of "the land of fire and ice". From volcanoes to glaciers and everything in between, Iceland has it all, and we wanted to see it all. My friend & I spent five full days in Iceland, and when I say full, I also mean that we PACKED them… Continue reading The Land Of Fire & Ice: A Five Day Iceland Itinerary

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12 Fun Facts About The Isle Of Man

The Isle Of Man has become a semi-regular jaunt for us as my husband is from the island and we try and get over there every so often to catch up with his friends and see his brother who still lives there. It means we've done almost everything there is to do on the Isle… Continue reading 12 Fun Facts About The Isle Of Man

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What To Do In Liverpool On A Monday

Whenever I think of a blog post title in advance of actually doing the trip, nothing ever goes to plan (see: A Perfect Weekend In Perthshire, which was far from perfect). In this case, I had come up with the satisfyingly alliterated A Day At The Docks: A Layover In Liverpool, which would involve a… Continue reading What To Do In Liverpool On A Monday

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Photo Friday: Iceland From The Road

Surprise - I just returned from ICELAND!! Yes, after a long, long two and a half years, I finally set foot outside the UK, and I absolutely made the most of every second. If you follow me on social media, you'll know about some of the trip already - I went with a friend who… Continue reading Photo Friday: Iceland From The Road

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Scenes From Snowdonia: A Long Weekend In North Wales

This year has been all about the scenic landscapes of the UK - Skye, the Outer Hebrides, the Lake District, and finally, we made it to Wales to check out whether Snowdonia National Park really is as beautiful as the rest of them. Spoiler alert: it is. But first, we had a couple of towns… Continue reading Scenes From Snowdonia: A Long Weekend In North Wales

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10 Spooky Places To Visit In Scotland

Scotland is certainly no stranger to spooky stories about paranormal activity and tragic legends leading to the living dead haunting castle rooms and even the great outdoors where the cobwebs should have been long blown away. So many hotels and pubs brand themselves the "most haunted pub in Scotland" with ghost stories to match, to… Continue reading 10 Spooky Places To Visit In Scotland