I recently hit the big three-oh. (Gasp!) Although – contrary to popular belief – my life didn’t drastically alter the second the clock ticked over into my thirtieth decade on this Earth, I admit that I’m already ruing the loss of the ability to state vaguely that I’m “twenty-something”.
Iceland may be one of the most expensive countries I’ve ever visited but it’s also one of the most beautiful. Honestly, if you do get the chance… go. I promise it’s worth it.
From artsy capital Reykjavik to the geysers, glaciers, waterfalls and lagoons of the rural areas, Iceland is as eclectic as it is beautiful. Continue reading “Travel Talk: Iceland – Reykjavik & Beyond”
Like most Nordic countries, Iceland isn’t a place that you immediately associate with vegetarian food. In a country known for dishing up lamb hot dogs, boiled sheep’s heads, smoked puffin, fermented shark and a lot of seafood, my vego friend and I wondered if we would struggle to find veggie-friendly options. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Reykjavik, Iceland”
100 years ago today, the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli, Turkey. Intended as a bold move by the Allied Forces to take over the peninsular and knock the Ottoman Empire out of the First World War, the campaign failed; a stalemate went on for eight long months, with heavy casualties to both sides. Continue reading “Anzac Biscuits – 100 Years On”
I recently returned from a short break in Bruges, Belgium. Bruges is an absolutely beautiful city; chilly, drizzly weather and all. In fact, the weather gave a certain moodiness to the city; it looked amazing with the skyline disappearing into thick mist and cobbled streets slick and shiny from the rain. Continue reading “Travel Bites: Bruges, Belgium”