Why You Need to Visit Zakynthos, Greece as a Food Lover

Fancying a fresh Greek salad? Cocktails for just €4? Or how about some traditional moussaka? Greece is home to some delicious dishes and fabulous cooks, which makes visiting a Greek island like Zakynthos a must. This post includes all the fabulous places where we ate and drank whilst staying in the town of Argassi inContinue reading “Why You Need to Visit Zakynthos, Greece as a Food Lover”

The Beauty of the Ionian Sea- Exploring the Greek Island of Zakynthos

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aristotle Before heading back to university to start the final year of my degree, I enjoyed a fabulous week long trip to the Greek island of Zakynthos. We flew with TUI from Birmingham International to Zakynthos airport. This island was a brilliant combination of being incredibly scenic but also very cheap.Continue reading “The Beauty of the Ionian Sea- Exploring the Greek Island of Zakynthos”

Top 10 Tips on How to Plan a Mini Break on a Budget: Edinburgh Edition

I have just returned from the most fabulous three day break in Edinburgh, Scotland’s magnificent capital city. This was a mini break with two of my friends, with all of us travelling on a student budget. We managed to compromise very well on costs without compromising at all on the quality of our city break.Continue reading “Top 10 Tips on How to Plan a Mini Break on a Budget: Edinburgh Edition”

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 ofContinue reading “A Sunny Day in Edinburgh: What to do as a Tourist”

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 ancientContinue reading “The End of the Iceland Adventure: Basalt Column Beaches and The Blue Lagoon”

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 setContinue reading “The Iceland Adventure: Day Three, Sólheimajökull and Jökulsárlón Lagoon”

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 aContinue reading “The Iceland Adventure: Day One, Travelling from Tarmac to the Tundra”