25 Weird & Wacky Things to do in Norway!

25 Weird & Wacky Things to do in Norway!

We have spent quite a lot of time in Norway, about 6 month in total now, on various cruise itineraries. It’s an interesting country full of contrasts; midnight sun and then complete days of darkness, mountains and fjords, remote farms and large cities. So I guess it also makes sense that they have some weird … Read More

Fun Facts About Iceland

Fun Facts About Iceland

It’s on many people’s bucket lists – as I keep being told…but how much do you really know about the intriguing country of Iceland? Did you know they have a penis museum? Or that they eat boiled sheep heads? Having heard so many fun facts about Iceland from various tour guides this week, I thought … Read More

Visiting St Petersburg – The good, the bad and the ugly!

Visiting St Petersburg – The good, the bad and the ugly!

Visiting St Petersburg in Russia was high up on my bucket list for many years. It’s that city which is steeped in monumental history, buildings which are an architect’s dream, arts like no other in the world, all wrapped up in a culture completely foreign and a little intriguing to us. So its not surprising … Read More

Cruise Ports of Iceland

Cruise Ports of Iceland

There are many cruise ports of Iceland, but not all of them are able to take large cruise ships. I’ll be writing about the ports we visited on our itinerary, which started in Bergen, Norway. These are Seydisfjordur, Akureyri, Isafjordur and Reykjavik. I know most people are keen to know when the best time to … Read More

Why I love living in Penang, Malaysia

Why I love living in Penang, Malaysia

When my husband Beven first suggested we consider living in Penang, I have to admit, I needed to jump onto Google maps. I grew up in the UK and it’s not exactly somewhere that’s on people’s bucket lists nor had I ever seen a package holiday advertised for there…cos, that’s how we knew where everything … Read More

A proper English day in Brighton

A proper English day in Brighton

Brighton is one of those iconic holiday destinations for Brits. Picture blue and white deck chairs, fish and chip shops everywhere, Mr Whippy ice creams part of the daily diet and old school fairground rides at the end of the Palace Pier to enjoy. Growing up just over an hour away, I have spent many … Read More