Visiting the Blue Lagoon in Iceland

The Blue Lagoon is an iconic attraction in Iceland. Relaxing in warm, shimmery-blue water whilst surrounded by snow-capped mountains isn't something you do everyday. It's surreal. But as a result it's a huge draw for lots of tourists and can be crowded and expensive, so is it worth it? When we arrived the local who drove [...]

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The Italian Lakes

Italy is famous for a lot of things. You’ve got leather from Florence, glass from Venice, then there’s lace and silk, pizza and pasta, art and the opera, and so much more. But what they’re famous for most is wine. And everybody loves wine.

The City of Ash

It’s the lost city (no, not Atlantis, the other one), the city buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash that lay there for almost 1700 years without being discovered. Welcome to Pompeii. In 79 AD the neighboring volcano, Mount Vesuvius, erupted killing over two thousand people and burying the city 16 feet deep in a layer of ash.