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Volcano tourism in Iceland

The incredibly unpronounceable Eyjafjallajökull volcano became notorious in 2010 by closing European airspace due to ash cloud spewing into the atmosphere. The resulting chaos caused a domino effect all over the world and put volcanoes in Iceland firmly on the world map – for the wrong reasons. On the other hand, potential visitors have become […]

Hotel Review – Radisson Blu Plaza, Helsinki, Finland

Image (c) Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel I’ve certainly clocked up a few stays in Helsinki now, and last month I was back in Finland to participate in the third Nordic Bloggers’ Experience and the MATKA travel trade fair. Once again, Radisson were a main partner and offered NBE participants rooms at their hotels in the capital. After enjoying […]

Come to Saint-Vincent and say CIAO like the Italians do 

Image Source:  survivinginitaly.com We hear all the time how friendly and welcoming Italians are, and yes, from the first ciao you encounter in either the airport lounge (the closest being the Sandro Pertini Airport, approximately 38 miles away) or the hotel lobby, from the moment you set foot in Saint-Vincent, you can rest assured your […]

Saas Fee, Switzerland – a perfect destination for your family ski holiday

Photo credit: IMG_0708 via photopin (license) This post was sponsored by MUSTO Growing up, I was one of a very select few English children lucky enough to experience skiing in the European Alps on a regular basis. This was due to my Dad getting the skiing bug and the fact that we had family friends with […]

Pearls of the Costa Brava – Sant Pere del Bosc, Lloret de Mar

Note: My meal was generously paid by the Costa Brava Tourist Board as part of a press trip. Opinions are, as always, my own. Introduction Lloret de Mar is a resort town with a mission – to change its image as a charter tour/party destination in the minds of most potential visitors to something more […]