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

By Paul Johnson on Oct 01, 2022 in Adventure Travel, Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Iceland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Specialty Travel, Western Europe Remember those geography lessons at school where you learned about continental drift and the movement of the earth’s crust? Iceland lies along the mid-Atlantic Ridge and exists because of the divergence … Read more

Short stay: Hotel Indigo Chester, Chester, UK

Opened in 2019, the new build Hotel Indigo Chester, celebrates the city’s long history. Artwork displayed on the walls, connects a contemporary hotel to Chester’s long history dating back nearly two millennia to the Roman occupation. The hotel also focuses on the city’s heritage as a racing venue too. For the Romans, Chester was a … Read more

5 top Mediterranean islands to explore

The Mediterranean is surrounded by Europe, Asia, and Africa and is connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Strait of Gibraltar. The Mediterranean has over 150 islands varying in size. The five largest Mediterranean islands are Crete, Corsica, Cyprus, Sardinia and Sicily. Bigger isn’t necessarily better, some of the smaller island such as Mallorca and … Read more

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

By Paul Johnson on Sep 29, 2022 in Attractions, Europe, Family Travel, Going Out, Iceland, Leisure Travel, Regions, Restaurants, Spas & Pampering, Specialty Travel, Western Europe 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 … Read more