Author Archives: Claire Martin

8 incredible reasons to visit Malaga in February

Historic buildings in Malaga city centre.

Are you looking for the main reasons to visit Malaga in February? Here are eight reasons to put it on your winter break bucket list! Malaga’s much more than a boring airport city in Southern Spain’s Costa del Sol. One of the best spots for winter breaks in Spain, the city basks in over 300 […]

25+ fun things to do in Reykjavik in winter: see Iceland!

Sunrise behind Hallgrimskirkja in Iceland

Are you planning a trip to Reykjavik in winter time? Here’s our full guide to the best things to do and see while in the capital city of Iceland! When flying into Reykjavik in winter, you’ll land in a true winter wonderland. With an alluring mix of urban and natural wonders, Reykjavik is brimming with […]

Iceland Air Vacation Package Review: plan an Iceland holiday

The Sea Voyager sculpture on the Reykjavik coastline. It looks like a viking ship but is actually a monument to the sun.

Do you dream of chasing the northern lights, bathing in the blue waters of Iceland’s spa and exploring the geysirs and waterfalls of the beautiful country of Iceland?  One of the easiest ways to do so is to book a package tour with Iceland Air. With the country’s flag carrier airline, you can organize your flights, […]

11 day trips from Reykjavik in winter: glaciers and beaches!

Dramatic day trip from Reykjavik in the winter

Are you looking for day trips in Reykjavik in the winter?  While the days are cold and dark in the winter months, the unique nature of the Nordic country, bathing in elongated sunrises and sunsets and breathtaking winter light, along with bucket-list experiences like snorkeling through tectonic plates, means that there are countless winter day […]

22 top places to visit in Europe in March, by travel experts

Landscape with trail looking from Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego in direction of Ponta da Madrugada on a sunny day, Sao Miguel. Viewpoint of Ponta do Sossego. Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal.

Whether you fancy exploring popular attractions without the crowds of tourists, admiring the turquoise waters and sandy beaches of the Mediterranean in winter sun destinations or soaring down ski slopes, Europe in March has plenty on offer.  European cities are generally quiet in March, making it the ideal time to explore tourist attractions, coastal destinations […]

How to visit the Blue Lagoon in winter: tour or independent

Steam rising off the hot water of the blue lagoon in Iceland, near Reykjavik in Iceland.

Are you thinking about visiting the Blue Lagoon in winter? Read on for everything you need to know! As you approach the Blue Lagoon, clouds of steam collect on the horizon. In the winter months, the protruding steam contrasts with the sky, which could be a shade of blue, red, pink, orange or black, depending […]

Seeing the northern lights in Iceland in January: top tips

The Northern Lights, bright in the sky, from a boat from Reykjavik in Iceland in January.

Would you like to see the Northern Lights in Iceland in January? Here’s all you need to know! As our boat bobbed in Reykjavik harbour, I squinted, wondering if I could already make out flashes of green on the dark landscape, or if my eyes were playing tricks on me. I wrapped my coat tighter […]

How to visit the Golden Circle in Iceland in winter

Girl standing on the North American tectonic plate at Thingveller National Park on the Golden Circle in Iceland, wearing a beige coat, red and black checked scarf and burgundy hat, with the view of "no man's land" in the background before the Eurasian plate.

Are you considering visiting the Golden Circle in Iceland in winter? I recently did a tour of the famous Nordic loop in January, and am here to share our experience!  Our boots crunched on the snow as we ambled from the coach tour to the viewing point of Gullfoss Waterfall. In the winter months, the […]

9 reasons to visit Reykjavik in January: Iceland’s capital!

Reykjavik in January might seem like a strange city break choice. But, with hours-long sunrises and sunsets only within a few hours of each other that ensure the city is always lit in a golden hue, a chic Nordic vibe in the shops, restaurants and street art, a plethora of museums that delve into the […]

Best things to do in London in February (2023 guide)

A view of the River Thames on a winter's day. The London Eye is in the background.

Are you looking for things to do in London in February?  Whether you fancy taking a cruise down the River Thames, visiting London’s best historical attractions or trying some of the best food and drink in the country, there are tonnes of things to do in the British capital during this month.  It’s a little […]