April 25th 2020, was supposed to be the start of my Iceland Adventure, on the way to the UK for my annual visit with my mum in Newquay, Cornwall. I was going to tour Iceland for a week visiting popular hot spots as well as hidden gems. However, due to COVID-19 and the travel restrictions needed to prevent the spread of the disease, my flights to Iceland and the UK were cancelled (which I expected). So, I decided to tour Iceland virtually instead (via Google Maps—which I do quite often anyway) and to share my virtual journey of Iceland with you. If Iceland is on your travel bucket list, come with me as I take you on a Virtual Iceland Adventure.
If you’re thinking of visiting New Zealand in the near future or you’re already making plans for a trip that involves driving in New Zealand, whether by car or camper van, then there are some things you should know before you go.
In a previous post, I shared 14 safety tips for solo female travellers. In this post I share six tips to help you stay safe while driving abroad.
Travelling on the Ghan from Adelaide, South Australia to Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, is said to be one of the world’s greatest train journeys. A journey of 2979 km that takes just over two days, the Ghan stops at Alice Springs, Australia’s most central town, roughly halfway between Adelaide and Darwin, and Katherine before arriving at the Northern Territory Capital.