Category: Going Out

Seljavallalaug swimming pool in South Iceland - everything you need to know

Seljavallalaug swimming pool in South Iceland - everything you need to know

Built in 1923 by a local man in order to teach Icelanders how to swim, Seljavallalaug swimming pool is one the oldest swimming pools in Iceland and enjoy a magical location in South Iceland.
Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland - everything you need to know

Skógafoss waterfall in South Iceland - everything you need to know

Located near the small village of Skógar, Skógafoss is one of the largest and most famous waterfalls in Iceland, reachable from Reykjavik in under two hours.
Visiting Iceland's famous plane wreck

Visiting Iceland's famous plane wreck

Iceland is of course best known for being the 'Land of Fire and Ice', but there are some other attractions, one of which is the plane wreck on Sólheimasandur, a black beach on the south coast of Iceland.
6 attractions you can't miss in Aswan

6 attractions you can't miss in Aswan

Aswan is spread out along the banks of the Nile and is the ideal starting point for seeing the temples, monuments, and other tourist attractions.
Exploring Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach in South Iceland

Exploring Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Diamond Beach in South Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, situated on the edge of the Vatnajökull National Park in southeastern Iceland, is an amazing spectacle that you'll want to experience on your trip.
Exploring the castles of Munster Vales

Exploring the castles of Munster Vales

Munster Vales, the area encompassing the Comeragh, Knockmealdown, Galtee, Ballyhoura and Nagles mountain ranges in the south of Ireland, is steeped in history.
Snowmobiling in Iceland - a snowmobile adventure on Mýrdalsjökull glacier

Snowmobiling in Iceland - a snowmobile adventure on Mýrdalsjökull glacier

One of the highlights of our trip to Iceland was a snowmobile adventure on Mýrdalsjökull Glacier with Icelandic Mountain Guides.
Discover the beauty of the Canadian Rockies

Discover the beauty of the Canadian Rockies

Embark on a three-week journey and discover some of Canada’s most beautiful national parks. Be mesmerised by the untouched wilderness and the picturesque landscapes.
Visiting Reynisfjara beach and sea stacks in South Iceland

Visiting Reynisfjara beach and sea stacks in South Iceland

Although we'd had a glimpse of Reynisfjara's sea stacks when driving past, our first proper view was from Vík í Mýrdal (more commonly referred to as just Vik), the southernmost village in Iceland.
What to expect from a Katla ice cave tour in Southern Iceland

What to expect from a Katla ice cave tour in Southern Iceland

Underneath the glacier is a volcano called Katla, one of the scariest volcanoes in Europe. It is active (though not erupting right now).
A visit to the Secret Lagoon in Iceland's Golden Circle

A visit to the Secret Lagoon in Iceland's Golden Circle

The not-so-secret Secret Lagoon is known locally as "Gamla Laugin" which means "The Old Pool" - a much more fitting name given that this is the oldest swimming pool in Iceland.
The Icelandic greenhouse restaurant where everything on the menu is made from tomatoes

The Icelandic greenhouse restaurant where everything on the menu is made from tomatoes

When you think of Iceland, you tend to think of glaciers, geysers, volcanoes, earthquakes and dramatic landscapes. Rarely do people think of tomatoes.
Experiencing Zambia's Zambezi River in style

Experiencing Zambia's Zambezi River in style

The intoxicating smell of wild jasmine fills the air, there’s a slight chill and mist rises from the river, as the sun peeps over the horizon the sky turns from pale grey, to shades of lilac and pink.
White water rafting in Iceland's Golden Circle

White water rafting in Iceland's Golden Circle

Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill and beauty of river rafting in the heart of Iceland's Golden Circle? Since 1985 Arctic Rafting have been doing exactly that.
Geysir & Strokkur at Haukadalur Valley in Iceland's Golden Circle

Geysir & Strokkur at Haukadalur Valley in Iceland's Golden Circle

Thanks to its location on the mid-Atlantic ridge where tectonic plates diverge, Iceland is famous for its geothermal energy and is home to not only volcanoes, but also geysers.
Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

Short stay: Antarctica Suite, Hotel Rangá, Hella, Iceland

You could be forgiven for wondering how a hotel that is largely made from wood, in a country that is relatively devoid of trees, has come about.