Postcards from Iceland; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice is one of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet. Having read numerous posts and articles about the geothermal island I have yet to find a negative post. All visitors seem fond of it and almost every intrepid traveller has an ambition to spend some time on Iceland. The main island which is …

Postcard from Lake Mývatn and Icelandic horses

Icelandic horses on the shore of Lake Mývatn. Don’t call them ponies though, they don’t appreciate it, although I think it is the Icelanders that take issue more than the horses. They do not seem that concerned, obviously comfortable in their ‘equininity’. (yeah made it up!) Lake Mývatn is a fascinating place to visit in the north of the island, …

The ABCs of Travel – Reflections on a Wanderlusting Life

A favourite travel site Landlopers recently posted detailing Matt’s travelling life giving me cause for reflectionon my own wanderlusting. At the end he suggests that I should pull my finger out and do a similar post, a worthy challenge so here it is: A: Age I went on my first international trip: Late to blossom as a traveller not making …

Having a Whale of a time in Husavik, Iceland

Whale watching is either on almost everybody’s bucket list or they have already had the pleasure. The chance to see the largest animal that has ever lived shouldn’t be missed, visitors see blue whales off Iceland, especially Husavik every year. Any whale would be a lifetime ‘highlight’ regardless of which, species swam across the bow. Husavik is on the eastern …