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Adventure

  • The Lost Gods in Iceland’s Caves

    I’ve always thought that the Norse Pantheon of Gods had more personality than the ones more prevalent across our world today. Thor, God of Thunder, wrathful and mighty; Odin, the father of them all,…

    May 30, 2016
  • 22 Signs Reykjavik Is Really Run By Students

    Hot dog stands, waffle carts, street art and skateboarding, combine to make Iceland’s capital the most chilled out place on earth. Could Reykjavik be the student Utopia we’ve always dreamed of/dreaded? Read the full…

    May 26, 2016
  • A Very Brief History of Iceland

    When most people think of Iceland they think of Vikings, but the first discovery of the isolated country is thought to have been made by the Greek explorer, Pytheas, in 325 BC. On his…

    April 24, 2016
  • Dream Travels in Miniature

    There’s a strange belief that’s ubiquitous in most travel blogs, and that’s the sense that if you’re not selling all of your possessions and going travelling for a year or more then you’re not…

    April 20, 2016
  • 10 Female Travel Icons

    In my last article I argued that travelling as a woman is a feminist act, because If men can travel more easily than women in many parts of the world, then inequality in free…

    March 23, 2016
  • Female Travel and Feminism

    So, I am a feminist and feminism is not a dirty word. Feminism just means equality. It means undoing thousands of years of oppression that hasn’t, contrary to popular belief, simply ended in the West.…

    March 10, 2016
  • Adventures Close to Home

    They say that most people nowadays have never met their neighbours, and in the same vein, I’m guilty of not really exploring the incredible scenery I have here on my doorstep in Sheffield. Of…

    March 8, 2016
  • Captured Butterflies: Missing Otters

    Continuing my accidental theme of Grand Days Out with Animals, this Sunday saw us test out Sheffield’s Number One Attraction according to TripAdvisor: The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre. You’ll probably have…

    February 8, 2016