Getting Into Trouble at Saksun

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I only have a handful of travel related regrets, but unfortunately, I have a new one to add to that list. I thoroughly and wholeheartedly regret visiting the town of Saksun in the Faroe Islands. The town itself exudes a dark and dreamy kind of beauty and looks like nowhere else on the planet. It […]

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Torrential Rain, Waterfalls and Incredible Landscapes: Exploring the Faroe Islands

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I had mixed feelings about travelling to the Faroe Islands. On one hand, I was über excited to be heading to the dramatic and other-worldly landscapes that I had heard so many positive things about, but on the other hand, I didn’t feel great about visiting a country that has some very questionable traditions. The Grindadráp […]

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Finally Seeing a Smidgeon of Snow in Finnish Lapland!

After a night of no Auroras, I was seriously ready to get out and about. We had initially been booked to go on a dogsledding adventure and a snowmobile expedition, but it’s kinda hard to do these things when there is a marked lack of snow! Instead, we were to go on a visit to […]

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What It’s Like To Stay in a Glass-Roofed Cabin in Finnish Lapland

By now, pretty much everyone would’ve seen pictures of the glass roofed cabins that have become synonymous with Lapland, however, what is it actually like to stay in such a cabin? Getting to Northern Finland is extremely easy. We hopped on a plane in Helsinki, and a few short hours later we had arrived in […]

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3 Days of Haggis and Hilarity at the Edinburgh Fringe

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I have always loved Edinburgh. It was the first foreign city that I truly fell in love with, and that first love is certainly not easy to forget. So, when I was planning my long haul flights and where to arrive in to, I knew I had three days to kill before flying to Iceland, […]

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My Most Embarrassing Travel Moments of 2017

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There are a lot of ways to summarise a year in travel. You could do it by sharing your favourite photographs, by recounting your best (or worst) memories, or even do it country by country. These are all great options, but I gotta be honest, the most fun way I can think to recount my […]

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A Little More Istanbul

Let me preface this post by apologizing for the recent hiatus! It has been an uncharacteristically busy few weeks for me and writing has unfortunately been pushed a bit to the wayside. But never fear, regular posting starts again now! The last time I wrote, I had spent time exploring some of the most famous […]

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Tremendously Turkish | Falling In Love With Istanbul

When I was working out how to fly from Kiev, Ukraine to Shiraz, Iran – the most direct and affordable flights always involved a stopover in Istanbul. However, these stopovers were bloody long (12-18 hours!) and the idea of rushing around in Istanbul for a few hours to try and make the most of such […]

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10 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Chernobyl

Ever thought about visiting the infamous Chernobyl Exclusion Zone? If so, here are ten things you should know before going on such a trip. 1. It’s safe In terms of exposure to radiation, a visit to Chernobyl can be compared to spending a few hours in an aeroplane. The area still does have ‘hot spots’ […]

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