Nordics

Why I Always Dreamed of Visiting Iceland

Visit South Iceland: Beyond the Golden Circle

Some countries draw you in for the most unusual reasons. As a child, one of the first things that drew me towards travel was the world map that sat on my bedroom desk. Every night as I sat down to do my homework, I would first stare at my map wondering what existed in all these countries around the world. Sitting in a bedroom in Melbourne, Australia, I was most fascinated … Read More

10 Tips for Planning An Iceland Trip

Iceland is simply a magical place to travel to. It’s unlike any other place that I’ve visited in the past, both in terms of the amazing sites that you can see but also the logistics associated with travelling around this beautiful country. There are however a number of things that make Iceland a unique travel destination that should be considered when planning an Iceland trip. Here are our top ten … Read More

One Day in Reykjavik on a Budget

Reykjavik on a Budget

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

Exploring Freetown Christiania

Christiania flag

After a months-long travelling drought, I found myself nearly as excited for our weekend in Copenhagen, Denmark as I have been before embarking on much longer journeys. It was a city that I had always been keen to visit but had never been able to justify as part of a longer European trip due to budget constraints (Copenhagen is expensive!). However, due to the laughably inexpensive flight deals one can … Read More

Best Places to Eat in Copenhagen on a Budget

Mad & Kaffe brunch best places to eat in copenhagen

Copenhagen isn’t a cheap city by any measure. Danes, however, love to eat out which has led to the foodie scene exploding in Copenhagen over the last decade. This makes it a real shame if you come to the Danish capital and don’t check it out. We spent a lot of our long weekend in Copenhagen hunting for great affordable eateries. So with that in mind, here are some of the … Read More