Category Archives: Western Europe

How to Travel from Helsinki to Lapland

They are the 2 most visited regions in Finland and, as such, knowing how to travel between Helsinki and Lapland is an absolutely crucial piece of travel research for most visitors compiling their itinerary in this country. Which is exactly why I’m bringing you the full lowdown here on how to travel between the north […]

How Much Does a Trip to Finland Cost?

How Much Does a Trip to Finland Cost

It’s no surprise to learn that Finland does not account for the cheapest trip I’ve ever taken! Yes, being situated in Scandinavia – a region known for its high cost of living – it’s fair to say Finland isn’t a country usually associated with budget travel. In fact, this is probably why it’s only recently […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Lapland

Top 10 Things To Do in Lapland

No question, one of the best ways to get fired up for your Lapland adventures is to check out the amazing range of Arctic activities you can enjoy there. From child-friendly excursions, great for kids big and small, through to more active adventures that take in the best of the region’s amazing landscape, there’s a […]

What to Pack for a Finland Winter Trip

What to Pack for a Winter Trip to Finland

There’s no question, Finland can get pretty cold! When I was in Helsinki, I experienced temperatures of minus 19 and in Lapland, it got down to minus 30 degrees! And I’m talking degrees celsius here! .. And it wasn’t even the coldest time of the year! Ok, so I know I’m going on a bit […]

Christmas in Lapland: How to Plan the Best Trip

All You Need to Know About Christmas in Lapland

If there’s one time of year everyone wants to visit Lapland, it’s in the lead-up to Christmas. After all, this winter wonderland just screams festive fun and if there’s one surefire way to get you into the holiday spirit, then kicking off Christmas in Lapland is surely it! And I should know! It’s not every […]

12 Ways to Holiday in Lapland for Less

How to Holiday in Lapland for Less

Whether it’s for kids to see Santa at Christmas or for big kids to get there winter snow fix, there’s no question Lapland is an absolute bucket list classic for many travellers. Which is why it’s pretty ironic, that I didn’t realise just how much of a bucket list trip this was until I actually […]

What is it Like Staying in a Glass Igloo in Lapland?

What is it Like Staying in a Glass Igloo in Lapland

It’s one of those absolute bucket list travel experiences isn’t it? Yes, staying in a glass igloo, warm and cosy, while the soft white expanse of a frozen Lapland stretches out for miles around you, really is the stuff festive dreams are made of! Indeed, it’s like your own secret, luxury, high-tech cabin in the […]

Top 19 Things to Do in Seville

Top 19 Things to Do in Seville, Spain

One of Spain’s most historic and opulent cities, Seville oozes elegance and charm. When strolling around this city, the opulent and almost regal quality of much of the architecture helped me understand the strong cultural pride and identity Seville’s citizens are famous for. With some of the country’s warmest weather and more sights than you […]