Blogger? Want to win a trip to see the Northern lights?

By | April 2nd, 2015|Competitions|

Are you a Blogger? Do you want to win a trip for 2 people to witness the northern lights? ... From deep inside the Arctic Circle? Well here's you chance. Courtesy of and, an amazing northern lights package for 2 is on offer any blogger willing to write a post which details their top 3 [...]

The cost of a long weekend in Iceland

By | May 10th, 2013|Budget Travel, Iceland|

Iceland had a reputation as being a pretty expensive place, but what exactly is the cost of a long weekend in Iceland? Even now, when prices to visit are cheaper than they have been in a long time, they're still not what I and many others would consider CHEAP. But anyway, despite the cost I [...]

The Northern Lights – Green skies over Reykjavik on St Patrick’s Day

By | April 3rd, 2013|Iceland|

The Northern Lights are probably what you would call a bucket list item, well at least I would.  Some time again I outlined my two stage plan in an attempt to see the aurora borealis, but owing to cloud cover stage one in Scotland proved a disappointing fail.  To be fair, Scotland was always a long shot.  I'd [...]

Iceland – Real Time Photos

By | March 15th, 2013|Iceland, Real Time Blogging|

So the second, and final part of my hunt for the Northern Lights takes place in Iceland. Once again as you read this I will be either on a plane to Reykjavik, or already there. We've found ourselves a little apartment in the town centre to call home for the three nights we're in town. [...]

Roadtripping Scotland – Real Time Blogging

By | March 1st, 2013|Real Time Blogging, Scotland|

Here starts stage 1 of my quest to see the Northern Lights. By the time you read them I shall probably be coming into land at Inverness airport. Accompanied by a couple of mates and as ever my better half Esther, we'll shortly be picking up our rental car and setting off to see Scotland. [...]

My 2 stage hunt for The Northen Lights

By | November 14th, 2012|Iceland, Scotland|

The Northern Lights are a bucket list cert for most people.  I myself am gearing up for hunting those elusive and yet oh so pretty buggers down this year. You may or may not know that this winter will be your best chance of seeing the norther lights in the next 11 years.  Yep, I [...]