6 foods to try in Iceland

Before heading to Iceland a fair amount of our friends had told us that Icelandic food is nothing really special. Being from a country where people will travel just for the food I will agree that it isn’t French cuisine or Italian deliciousness. In all fairness, Iceland couldn’t grow all the products we can on […]

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Grandi Mathöll – Reykjavik, Iceland

Another day and another Reykjavik food market post – who knew this city had so many? We started our trip at Hlemmur Mathöll and finished it with dinner on our last night at Grandi Mathöll. After a week of sometimes average yet expensive meals across Iceland, we wanted to celebrate our last night with good […]

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Hlemmur Mathöll – Reykjavik, Iceland

On our first night in Reykjavik, having made no food-related plans, we asked the front desk lady at our hotel for some recommendations. Eateries in Reykjavik can get busy (it was a Saturday evening) and EXPENSIVE. Actually eating out anywhere in Iceland is not cheap, so we were curious to see what a local would […]

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Four Seasons – Chinatown, London

Chinatown can be awfully overwhelming the first time you visit. Condensed around six blocks in one of the busiest areas of London, it is packed with people, restaurants, various odours (some pleasant some not), it is very noisy, and could trigger a sensory overload for pretty much anyone. Yet it is home to real foodie […]

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4 tips to see the Northern Lights in Iceland

We landed back from Iceland yesterday and already I am writing my first post! Iceland was everything we thought it would be and more, much, much more! We ticked every item I had on my list, but came the second to last night and we still had not seen one item I had purposely kept […]

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Living with anxiety – The fear of flying

“Hi, my name is Claire, I am a travel lover and blogger and I am afraid of flying…” I am part of the Afraid of Flying Anonymous which has been a real curse my entire adult life. My fear started in 2002, I was a teenager and I was going on a school trip to […]

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Brockley’s Rock – London

I used to never think much about fish and chips, I always considered it to be the British take on fast and easy food. Often the ones I had were too greasy, the fish too dry or the chips too mushy. I was only eating fish and chips when there was nothing else appealing on […]

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Leadenhall Market – London

One magical thing about London is that you sometimes run into some architectural gems which may remind you of a movie. It is because often these places have actually been the background to a movie set. This is the case for Leadenhall Market which is famous among Harry Potter fans to have featured as the […]

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