Packing List: Winter In The Arctic

MERINO WOOL THERMALS I have travelled in cold climates before. Winter in Europe – no problem. Autumn in the Arctic – not an issue. Until my most recent trip to Greenland, I had never once really needed my thermals. In Kangerlussuaq, the mercury plunged down to unbelievably cold temperatures (-41 centigrade on the coldest day) […]

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Packing List: Autumn In The Arctic

Ah, the eternal struggle. Upcoming trip on the horizon but what the heck do I absolutely need to pack and what can I leave strewn across my floor to be picked up upon return? I tend to over pack – worrying that anything I leave behind will somehow become a totally crucial item, and not […]

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Exploring The Reykjanes Peninsula Part I

After arriving into Reykjavik at about 1am, I was able to get about 5 hours sleep before rising early to make the most of day one in Iceland. This ended up being such a big day that I am splitting it into two posts, otherwise this post would be approximately the length of a brochure […]

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Packing List: European Winter

This week I was asked by one of my lovely readers if I was able to write a post about what I packed for months of backpacking through Europe in the winter months. So here goes! I wanted to pack enough clothes that I wouldn’t have to do laundry every week, but I had also […]

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