Category: Going Out

Snorkelling between tectonic plates at Silfra in Iceland's Thingvellir National Park

Snorkelling between tectonic plates at Silfra in Iceland's Thingvellir National Park

Iceland lies along the mid-Atlantic Ridge and exists because of the divergence of two tectonic plates - the North American plate and the Eurasian plate - and a great place to see this first hand is at Silfra.
Safari Quads - what to expect from a buggy safari in Iceland's Blue Mountains

Safari Quads - what to expect from a buggy safari in Iceland's Blue Mountains

One of the activities that our kids most enjoyed on our trip to Iceland was our buggy safari in the Blue Mountains with Safari Quads - the number #1 rated ATV and buggy operator in Iceland.
Krauma Natural Geothermal Baths & Restaurant - what to expect from one of Iceland's newest geothermal spas

Krauma Natural Geothermal Baths & Restaurant - what to expect from one of Iceland's newest geothermal spas

The journey from Reykjavik to the geothermal baths at Krauma is just under an hour and a half, so this is easily a place you could visit on a day trip out of the capital.
Húsafell Canyon Baths - what to expect from a trip to these geothermal pools in Iceland

Húsafell Canyon Baths - what to expect from a trip to these geothermal pools in Iceland

These man-made geothermal pools are located in the Icelandic highlands and set in a surreal canyon landscape. Tickets for an exclusive minibus tour are available from the Húsafell Hotel.
Into the Glacier - what to expect on a journey into the heart of the Langjökull glacier, Iceland

Into the Glacier - what to expect on a journey into the heart of the Langjökull glacier, Iceland

For an Icelandic experience with a difference, we heartily recommend Into the Glacier which can be visited as part of a tour from Reykjavik or by self-driving to Husafell or Klaki basecamp.
Exploring Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano site

Exploring Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano site

Instead of driving straight to our hotel after collecting our bags at the airport, we instead headed for Grindavik so that we could explore the Fagradalsfjall volcano site.
Our top 12 mainland Ecuador & Galapagos Islands restaurants

Our top 12 mainland Ecuador & Galapagos Islands restaurants

Ecuador’s high-end restaurant scene draws inspiration from the country’s ancestral past as well as a mix of other nations.
Plitvice Lakes National Park in Autumn: The best places to photograph

Plitvice Lakes National Park in Autumn: The best places to photograph

No trip to Croatia is complete without a visit to the oldest national park in Southeast Europe, Plitvice Lakes National Park.
Blackwell Arts and Crafts House, Bowness

The Lake District's historic houses

After this month's Heritage Open Days, we thought we'd stick with the cultural and heritage theme and put together our top ten list of historic houses in Cumbria.
Best 6 places to visit in Luxor

Best 6 places to visit in Luxor

Luxor is regarded as the largest open-air museum in the world and is home to some of Egypt's most well-known temples, tombs, and monuments.
Top 5 Instagrammable locations in India

Top 5 Instagrammable locations in India

In this article, we list the top 5 Instagrammable locations in India, which you absolutely must visit this year.
Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

Short stay: Cary Arms and Spa, Babbacombe, Devon, UK

The upscale Cary Arms and Spa is nestled among rocks that are perched over Babbacombe Bay in south-east Devon, an area twice visited by Queen Victoria when she was in her late twenties and early thirties.
Windermere in a day - there's so much to do!

Windermere in a day - there's so much to do!

There is so much to see and do in and around Windermere, so condensing it into one day is more than a little tricky. Here’s an idea of what to do.
Happiness is Hermanus

Happiness is Hermanus

Meandering along a narrow stretch of land between the mountains, the spectacular sea cliffs and the Indian Ocean shoreline is Hermanus, surrounded on all sides by nature.
5 great Mykonos beach clubs

5 great Mykonos beach clubs

If your favourite thing to do on holiday is take to the beach, lay on the golden sand and listen to the ebb and flow of the turquoise sea as it caresses the beach, why not take it to the next level and spend a day at a beach club.
Top Christian monasteries in Egypt that tourists can visit

Top Christian monasteries in Egypt that tourists can visit

When it comes to religion in Egypt, the majority of us prefer to either think of the country’s prevalent religion—Islam—or, particularly in terms of tourism, of the country’s historic religion. Today, we’ll discuss about the Christian Monuments and Monasteries in Egypt. The majority of us find the beliefs of the god-king Pharaohs, the afterlife, and