Tonight was our first of many goes to try to see the Northern Lights – our mission for this trip! […]
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Santa Claus is coming to town
This morning we were off on a little tour which because of the time of year was going to be […]
See ya later Iceland and hello Finland. We were passing through Helsinki on our way up to Rovaniemi and stayed […]
Our favourite Icelandic things
On our last day in Iceland, here is our list of our favourite things….. 1. waterfalls 2. Snaefellsnes Peninsula 3. […]
The Laundromat Cafe was a definite winner in Reykjavik. You can do a load of washing and enjoy some brekky, […]
When your day descends into chaos
The day started out like any other normal day…. we headed to the Settlement Museum to get a bit of […]
Take the long way home
I have to take you back to a day ago (and no, I’m not calling anyone a deigo!) to when […]
An open letter to all hotels – worldwide.
Dear hotels around the world, I am writing to you out of pure frustration. You see, you seem to think […]
The Elusive Arctic Fox
The arctic fox is the only species of land mammal native to Iceland. Polar bears have also made their way […]
Rain Rain – Go Away!
So…. no call last night about the sighting of the Aurora Borealis…. we both woke up quite a few times […]
Today’s adventure was to head to the Pingvellir National Park – where the first democratic parliament was established back in […]
UPDATE: On receiving a comment by my lovely friend MLD saying that neither she nor her Mamma had heard of […]
The Golden Circle
We left Kellermans Mountain Lake Lodge this morning and turned left towards the Golden Circle – a well trodden path […]
Don’t go chasing waterfalls…..
The weather forecast for today was wet and windy with a 100% chance of low lying fog, so we decided […]
Iceland – here we come!
How excitement! Iceland is one of those places that I never thought I’d see and now here we are about […]
The answer is blowin’ in the wind(mill)
With all the rain around in Amsterdam we decided to join a tour and get on a bus to be […]
Here comes the rain again….
The day started out ok…. chilly, but blue skies. We turned left out of the hotel and headed for the […]
Amsterdam – we’re here!
First things first….. Then we went exploring around the streets taking in the pretty buildings – they just don’t make […]
The loveliest hotel in Amsterdam
Well, it appears that we found it – the loveliest hotel in Amsterdam. The Hotel Estheréa. Sitting on one of […]
In Search of the Northern Lights
For years now Me Jenny has banged on about wanting to see the Northern Lights, the Aurora Borealis, the Merry […]