Our night in Sweden’s Ice Hotel, listed as one of the top 100 destinations to visit in 2018 by Time Magazine. Was it bucket list worthy? Find out what we thought.
The island of Utsira, off the western coast of Norway, may be small, but its spirit and soul instantly capture your heart. Utsira, with its wild and rugged landscape, is bound by an enormous community spirit. It is a haven for birdlife and birdwatchers alike, and is so infused with international street art, that the whole island feels like an open-air art exhibition.
In 87-year-old, Johannes Hansen’s café, you’re not just eating a waffle. You’re eating a waffle with a hearty measure of laughter, a good cupful of curiosity and a sprinkling of precious memories.
When you hear people talk about bucket list places in Norway, then you can pretty much bet that Preikestolen, also known as Pulpit Rock, is on that list. We set off on this challenging hike to find out why. We had conquered Kjeragbolten earlier in the day and were enjoying the fabulous view and ice […]
And here I was, standing on the ledge with a mind numbed to any thoughts that may deter me. One thousand metres below, the sapphire Norwegian fjord ambled along, unperturbed by its familiar steep and impressive confines either side. Still refusing to think, I stepped out, towards Kjeragbolten.
From the moment we hit the shore we were driving through emerald green pine trees intermingled with alluring glimpses of glass-topped lakes. It was love at first sight. Our travels had brought us to Norway. More specifically, to the western coast, the Island of Karmøy, ‘Homeland of the Viking Kings’.
You can understand why people fall in love with Paris. Cobble stoned streets, exquisitely styled buildings, a romantic history, picturesque tree-lined boulevards and chic coffee shops all accentuated by the evocative Seine River. Paris in Spring is just enchanting!
Normandy, a region in the north-west of France, is famous not only for the isle of Le Mont Saint-Michel but further to the north, the majestic Alabaster Coast. This coastline of white, limestone cliffs extends 130 kilometres overlooking the English Channel. Interspersed with mostly inaccessible, pebbly beaches with the breath-taking seascapes have long inspired painters, […]
What amazed us most whilst travelling through Brittany, a region in the northwest of France, is the absolute jaw-dropping panorama. From the raw coastal stretches to the old-world villages, there is such amazing diversity on display. Some places reminded us of scenes from our own Australia. We’ve captured 8 ‘Bretagne’ memorable locations that really […]
The beautiful Loire Valley features many exquisite châteaux. The meandering Loire River, hidden among the rolling green hills and stately forests, provides the perfect setting for these grand French Renaissance styled buildings. It’s definitely a trip back in time when visiting the Loire Valley châteaux! Chateau de Chenonceau The Chateau de Chenonceau, a beautifully situated […]