Arctic adventures under a polar night sky: Tromsø, Norway

After running the Midnight Sun Marathon and being thoroughly enamoured with this little Norwegian city, Lisa & I thought it we should sign up to the polar opposite rate – the Polar Night Half-Marathon. It was also a great excuse to spend a long weekend in the pristine and amazing Norway! It started to seem … More Arctic adventures under a polar night sky: Tromsø, Norway

The magic of Rio

Of all the places I have visited, I was most nervous to visit Rio. Rio has a reputation as a wild city – which can be the most fun but also can skew dangerous in a second. With these cautious ringing in my ears, I arrived in Rio with low expectations. However, this city really … More The magic of Rio

5 breathtaking moments in Corfu (and a few bonus pics)

We decided to rent a car and scoot around the island. It was a fabulous decision, because we could check out pretty rocks, olive groves, and idyllic coasts. Here were some of my favourite moments. 1. Cape Drastis On the north-west corner of the island, you can find a stunning collection of tiny islands, sculpted … More 5 breathtaking moments in Corfu (and a few bonus pics)

A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

I have gotten so so far behind on sharing pics from my latest travels, because of a pesky little dissertation thing. But, as I sit on my couch, sipping some freshly-brewed kombucha and homemade nanaimo bars, I figured I would mentally visit a little island in Greece, where Brhm and I spend a magical week … More A very pretty beach and an aggressively pink palace: Agios Gordios, Corfu

The smelliest place of all: Krýsuvík, Iceland

In celebration of the final day with Emma as co-pilot, we decided to visit the place where the bowels of the earth expel sulphuric flatulence in visually spectacular ways. Welcome to Krýsuvík! The earth bubbles with hot steam, resulting in the sensory experience of existing inside a hot wet fart. It is really undeniable. But still quite … More The smelliest place of all: Krýsuvík, Iceland