On a recent one-day Iceland stopover, I rented a car and toured the Reykjanes Peninsula. One of two solo trips to Iceland in less than a month, I had created an itinerary of all the sights I wanted to see. The recently active Fagradalsfjall volcano, in the Geldingadalur Valley, was one of the main sights I wanted to see. What I didn’t expect was for it to become the highlight of my Reykjanes Peninsula tour and my favourite experience on my one-day Iceland stopover.
Over the past couple of years, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many travellers have become more conscious about the way they impact the destinations they visit. Whether you’re travelling to the Caribbean, Southern Africa or Europe, there are several sustainable travel practices you can use to ensure your travel impact is a positive one. Here, I share 6 ways to travel sustainably in the British Isles.
Travelling to Europe? 10 handy phrases in 11 European languages especially for solo female travellers
If you’re travelling to Europe, there are at least 5 words you should learn to say before you go. If you’re a female planning to travel solo, explore alone during free time on an escorted group tour or river cruise, or you purely want to connect with the locals, you should try to learn how to say some phrases in the languages of the countries you plan to visit. I share 10 phrases in 11 European languages that may come in handy for solo female travellers.
Abruzzo is a an off-the-beaten track region of Italy that you should add to your travel bucket list for when you feel comfortable and ready to travel abroad again, especially if you have your heart set on an Italian vacation. Whether it will be your first trip to...
There are many reasons to travel to Iceland, an isolated island in the North Atlantic on the edge of the Arctic Circle. This small European country is renowned for being a land of fire & ice due to its active volcanoes & glaciers, but did you know Iceland is also an ideal destination for health & wellness in nature? That’s right, Iceland is a healthy haven that you should experience at least once in your lifetime, especially if health & well-being is a priority!
Northern Slovenia epitomizes the country’s “green” philosophy—that it IS green, it ACTS green and it PROMOTES green. One of Europe’s greenest countries and a leader in sustainable travel, if you haven’t already put Slovenia on your travel bucket list, do so now, and plan to visit these seven incredible must-see sights in northern Slovenia.