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Icelandic Hiking

ICELAND | Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | Views [545]

For the last couple of days that I have been staying near Akeyuri I have been determined to go and find a mountain to conquer. Today was the day and Mt Sulur was the mountain. Mt Sulur is the town mountain of Akeyuri. The peak has two summits- the lower ... Read more >

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Swimming between Two Continents

ICELAND | Monday, 12 Oct 2015 | Views [458]

For as long as I have wanted to visit Iceland I have wanted to snorkel between the tectonic plates. I finally did it and it was AMAZING. Snorkelling Silfra is one of the most popular places to dive/snorkel in the world. It includes snorkelling between ... Read more >

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Chasing Waterfalls

ICELAND | Saturday, 10 Oct 2015 | Views [448]

A day filled with waterfalls, glacier hiking, the northern lights, Icelandic dinners and black sand beaches. I booked a 12 hour day tour called 'Sensational Winter' through the Extreme Iceland tour company. I was picked up in a mini bus by a man ... Read more >

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Horse riding but not like you know it

ICELAND | Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | Views [409]

Ever since watching the film The Secret life of Walter Mitty I fell in love with the idea of visiting and exploring Iceland. And now here I am sitting in my hostel bar with my Icelandic beer, surrounded by the kindest Icelandic people and feeling so ... Read more >

Tags: horses, iceland


Beautiful Bergen

NORWAY | Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 | Views [385]

Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and is on the south west side. It is surrounded by Fjords and mountains and is incredibly beautiful. I was luckily enough to have two nights there. Accommodation is ridiculously expensive in Norway (along ... Read more >

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Norway in a Nutshell

NORWAY | Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | Views [354]

Struggling to write this as I'm sitting in my hostel bed with no sheets because an American girl stole my bed and blankets (She literally looks like the headmaster from Matilda, breathes like a dragon and I am just not going near her). AND if that isn't ... Read more >

Tags: fjords, norway, train


Autumn Colours

FINLAND | Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | Views [148]

       

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New York is Always a Good Idea

USA | Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | Views [302]

Currently sitting in Helsinki airport eating my $10 pringles and waiting for my flight which is not for another 12 hours. A bit late with this one but this is my trip to New York seven weeks ago! (Probably lots of spelling mistakes don't judge I am super ... Read more >

Tags: new york city, travel.


A Sunday Well Spent Brings a Week of Content

FINLAND | Monday, 28 Sep 2015 | Views [236]

On our day off Tara, Lea and I headed to Pyha- Luosto National Park. It is known as 'A hikers Paradise' with over 150km of marked routes throughout the national park (my sister would be so jealous!) We caught a bus to Pyha which is an hour north ... Read more >

Tags: finland, hiking, lapland


Husky Heaven

FINLAND | Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | Views [191]

    Ryan and Janita     Janita    Sarmi, Cora and Iduna      Idda   Sahio   Zha-Zha ... Read more >

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Photos: Finland

FINLAND | Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | Photo Gallery


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That time I worked in a Husky Farm

FINLAND | Friday, 25 Sep 2015 | Views [225] | Comments [1]

If you  asked me five years ago  today what I imagined doing with my life and I told you I was 60km North of the Arctic Circle in Finland and training my own Siberian husky sled dog team ,  I would have never believed you. But ... Read more >

Tags: finland, huskies, lapand


Aurora Borealis Extravaganza

FINLAND | Friday, 18 Sep 2015 | Views [144]

If you ever have the opportunity to go and see the Aurora Borealis, GO. Plz. Since I have arrived in Finland I have been constantly checking the aurora forecast. September is one of the best times to see the northern lights and after a couple of weeks ... Read more >

Tags: aurora borealis, finland, lapland


Meeting Santa Claus

FINLAND | Thursday, 17 Sep 2015 | Views [246]

  As I child I remember every Christmas Eve waiting for Santa to show up on the television with his reindeer and presents in the North Pole. It was every child's dream to meet Santa and at the age of 20 I fulfilled that dream. 6km North of Rovaniemi, ... Read more >

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Hiking to the Midnight Sun

FINLAND | Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | Views [163]

When I arrived to Korvala I was staying with two other volunteers who I immediately bonded with. Kathleen from North Carolina and Rosie from Manchester. We all joked about the fact that an American a British and an Australian were all living together.... Read more >

Tags: finland, midnight sun, northen lights


Chi-town

USA | Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | Views [184]

I was pretty keen to be starting my travels overseas in America with one of my favourite people- Rochelle looking at you! After 36 hours of travelling and endless conversations with crazy strangers I finally arrived in Chicago! We had a few days ... Read more >

Tags: chicago, lollapalooza


Photos: USA- West Coast

USA | Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE | Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: New Zealand

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery


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