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A 3 Day Itinerary for Your Stopover in Iceland

I’ve created this itinerary for anyone who’s visiting Iceland for a long weekend or on a stopover. Iceland is actually perfect for both of these things because Icelandair have an excellent stopover programme, which allows you to extend your stopover for up to 7 days for free! It’s also perfect for short breaks because Iceland is crazy expensive, so the less time you spend there, the less money you’ll use up on food, drink and hotel nights! You’ll be packing …

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The Incredible Landscapes of Madeira: A Photo Essay

Madeira is a dynamic and breathtaking Portuguese island off the coast of Africa. It’s only 35 miles long and 14 miles wide, but has a plethora of amazing landscapes to explore, from mountains to ancient forests to terraced valleys and dramatic coastlines. This photo essay is a tribute to the beauty of this small, awe-inspiring island. Sitting in the North Atlantic Ocean, in a Mediterranean climate, it’s a relatively undiscovered oasis for the landscape and nature lover. Andy and I …

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Everything You Need to Know About Walking in Madeira

We rolled to a stop in the small car park at Sao Lourenco just before 7am. The sun was beginning to rise and it illuminated the sky with brilliant pinks and purples. Squat fern trees were silhouetted against the blaze and a soft morning fog drifted across the landscape. We were going walking in Madeira and we couldn’t wait! Madeira is a small volcanic island in the North Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Africa. It’s a haven for …

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Photo Essay of Gdansk, Poland: Motlawa Riverfront and Shipyards

Gdansk is a port city in Poland that made it’s seafaring fortune in the 13th century, and is still a popular location today. Gdansk sits on the estuary of the mighty Motlawa River, which gave medieval Poland and the surrounding Baltic states access to sea trade and the resulting riches. By the 17th century, Gdansk was thriving, supporting a massive population of skilled dockworkers and ship makers, trading in local products like timber, grain, copper and wax. Coming into the …

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Gdansk Old Town: 21 Photos That’ll Make You Fall In Love

Gdansk old town sits at the heart of the popular coastal city. A quaint slice of history amongst flourishing industry and development, nestled between the Polish countryside and the extensive Baltic coastline. You can feel the energy and excitement in Gdansk as tourists discover the wonder of it’s regal architecture and the economy of the Tricity grows. The Tricity refers to beautiful Gdasnk, the beach town of Sopot and the shipping port of Gdynia. These distinctly different cities are one …

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How to Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a slice of paradise in the heart of Croatia. It’s regularly listed among the top natural wonders to visit in Europe , and was on our travel bucket list from day one. Visiting Plitvice Lakes was an unforgettable experience and a place that Andy and I highly recommend to any nature lovers. If you haven’t heard of it, Plitvice Lakes is a national park comprised of 16 aqua blue lakes of varying sizes interconnected by …