One Day in Reykjavik on a Budget

Reykjavik from above

Iceland, once regarded simply as a frozen island somewhere in the north Atlantic, has seen an absolutely massive boom in tourism over the past decade. This is largely attributed to North Americans en route to Europe taking advantage of the opportunity for an extended layover. But, if there’s one thing Iceland is famous for, it would be its breathtaking scenery. Or its thousands of cascading waterfalls. Or its spirited Icelandic … Read More

12 Essential Driving & Car Rental in Europe Tips

driving in cyprus

One of the best ways to travel around Europe is undoubtedly by renting a car. This allows you the freedom to travel at your own schedule without being at the mercy of bus or train schedules. It also makes it a lot easier to get off the beaten path. In fact, some of our best trips in Europe have included renting a car in Iceland, Scotland and Croatia! If you’re … Read More

How to Go from Paphos & Larnaca to Nicosia: Bus or Scenic Drive

Machairas Monastery

Cyprus might be one of the few countries in Europe where the capital city doesn’t get enough attention from international tourists. With many holidaymakers choosing to stay along the coast in places such as Paphos, Limassol or Larnaca, few make it to the Cypriot capital. It is, however, incredibly easy to travel from places like Paphos and Larnaca to Nicosia meaning tourists are easily able to experience the underrated capital. … Read More

How To Go from Paphos to Larnaca via Limassol: Bus or Scenic Drive

Aphrodite's Rock is a must visit on any Cyprus itinerary

Travelling along the southern coast of Cyprus from Paphos to Larnaca is one of the things you must do when visiting the Mediterranean island. While you can zoom between the two cities in just over 90 minutes along the A6 highway, it is worth taking your time and enjoying some of the great attractions on the way if you’re not in a rush. However, if you’re simply after the fastest … Read More

14 Essential Tips for Driving in Cyprus

driving in cyprus

There are some countries that just beg to be explored by road trip. Places like Iceland, Scotland & California are all synonymous with hitting the open road and I’d argue that driving in Cyprus fits firmly into this category. While there are some public buses in Cyprus that go between the major cities, a lot of the best beaches, historical sites and charming villages are best reached by hiring a … Read More

The Perfect Georgia-Armenia-Azerbaijan Itinerary

Georgia itinerary: Gremi Monastery in Kakheti

Many people will know that Georgia is quickly becoming more and more popular amongst western tourists looking to get off the beaten path in Europe. The problem is, however, due to its geographic location in the far east of Europe, it is a long way to go just for a short Georgia itinerary. That is why many people looking to visit Georgia want to take the time to visit the … Read More

10 Tips for Planning a Trip to Scotland and Ireland

The beautiful turquoise sea in Scourie on the NC500

The rugged landscape and emerald green nature of Scotland and Ireland leave many travellers longing to jump on the next flight to explore these two fantastic countries. However, planning a trip to Scotland and Ireland takes a bit more preparation than simply booking a flight and packing a bag. While these two countries are, on the whole, quite easy to travel in — especially if you’re an English-speaker — there … Read More

iCarHireInsurance Review: Affordable Excess Insurance for Car Hire

World Nomads Standard vs Explorer

One of the main things travellers need to look out when renting a car overseas is how much excess they need to pay in the event of a claim. iCarHireInsurance provides an affordable way for travellers to reduce this risk. In this iCarHireInsurance review, we’ll cover what exactly is excess insurance, how iCarHireInsurance’s offering compares to most car rental companies and show how simple it is to actually take out … Read More