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A Sunny Day in Edinburgh: What to do as a Tourist

“This is a city of shifting light, of changing skies, of sudden vistas. A city so beautiful it breaks the heart again and again.” - Alexander McCall Smith One of the most vibrant and fascinating cities I have visited. I am lucky enough to have several members of my family living in the bustling city of… Continue reading A Sunny Day in Edinburgh: What to do as a Tourist

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The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon

Reynishverfi Basalt Columns and Beach These basalt columns set on the deep black sands were created when flows of lava cooled down and contracted to make these vertical structures, an incredible masterpiece of nature, almost looking like towering blocks of marble with the patterns that have been weathered into the rock. Our guide explained that ancient… Continue reading The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon

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The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon

Welcome to the third day of the Iceland Adventure! This day was filled with stunning glaciers, lagoons and icebergs... Sólheimajökull Glacier This day was spent on the South West coast of the island and began with a hike up Sólheimajökull, a rapidly melting glacier set on an out-wash plain. It is part of the Mýrdalsjökull… Continue reading The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon

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The Iceland Adventure: Day One, Travelling from Tarmac to the Tundra

Welcome to the start of the Iceland Adventure series, day one! Flying over Iceland for the first time was a truly serene experience, the clouds above us and the snow beneath us collided to create a crisp white landscape, unlike anything I have experienced. Even from this high altitude it was evident that Iceland was a… Continue reading The Iceland Adventure: Day One, Travelling from Tarmac to the Tundra