Iceland - the south coast

Our day exploring the Golden Circle was the only sunny day we had in Iceland. When we woke up on the second day, clouds had rolled in and the wind had started to howl. We were warned that a storm was on it’s way and decided to cancel our glacier tour (having both done one previously in New Zealand, and given our lack of preparation in terms of clothing, this ended up being a very good call!)

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Exploring the Golden Circle

We woke up fairly early on our first full day in Iceland to perfect blue skies and sunshine - the perfect day to drive the Golden Circle. The Golden Circle is the most popular tourist route in Iceland, a 300km (ish) loop from Reykjavik, home to some of the most famous and stunning locations including the Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Area, and Gullfoss waterfall.

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What to eat, drink and do on a short break in Boston

I recently spent a week in Boston to attend a marketing conference - a city I’d never been to but always wanted to visit and one that was full of surprises. Rich is history, architecture, unique eateries, and ridiculously easy to navigate, Boston won me over in a matter of minutes.

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Lovely Lake Orta

Lake Como is beautiful - but it's hardly off the beaten track. Less than an hour's drive from Milan and made famous by celebrities like Clooney who have decided to purchase summer residences in the stunning region. But just next door lie the lesser known Lake Maggiore, and it's baby sister Lake Orta.

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