Snowboarding in Saint Gervais, France

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When you think of snowboarding in France, Meribel, Chamonix or Courchevel might come to mind. Saint Gervais was pretty unknown to me before I went but I managed to sneak in a spring snowboarding trip before the snow disappeared. Naturally I jumped at the chance to try somewhere different and I was not disappointed by…

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Five Fab Beaches for Gap Year Travellers

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Let’s face it, no matter how unique your gap year adventure is going to be, you won’t be able to resist a trip to the beach. While filling an itinerary with various exciting and rewarding activities is great, sometimes you just need to relax with some sun and sea. So if you’re looking for a…

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Ancient Rome: What You Should See

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Archaeology buffs are spoiled for choice when it comes to exploring ancient ruins in Rome and below is some information about two of Rome’s most famous highlights that are not to be missed on a visit to the Eternal City. The Colosseum Much of the success of the ancient Romans was due to their ingenious…

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Into The Ice – Lindstrom’s Polar Legacy

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Mount Salen rises above the Soroysundet sound, offering majestic views of the surrounding Norwegian islands and the Arctic Ocean. Climbing the mountain was not quite like being on the top of the world, but being in the northernmost town in the world has a pretty special feeling. Whilst on a Hurtigruten cruise, I took the…

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10 Best Places For Dog Sledding – Husky Sledding Safari

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Huskies are such beautiful animals. Put them together, a sled and an Arctic landscape and you’ve got yourself a rather niche and epic adventure. I recently went dog sledding with Hurtigruten as part of an Arctic cruise and being such a dog lover it was one of the highlights for me. As much as the…

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Where Is the Best Place to See the Northern Lights? Top 10

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Ask anyone about their bucket list and 9/10 seeing the northern lights will be on there. Thankfully there are many places across the world that you can see the world’s greatest light show. We give you our top ten places to see the northern lights… Northern Lights Norway There’s no better place to see the…

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North Cape – Visiting the End of the World at Nordkapp Norway

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Rising out of the turbulent waters where the Atlantic meets the Arctic Ocean, the North Cape quite literally took my breath away. The stark beauty of the cliff, combined with the frigid temperatures, caught in my throat as I stepped off of the bus. Here I was, about as far north as you can go…

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European Road Trip Checklist

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“Do you remember that epic road trip through the mountains… that you slept through?” Ah, my bad. Yes I have a habit of falling asleep at inopportune moments and yet say the words “road trip?” to me and I’m in even before I know where or when. There’s something about picking up a rental car…

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