On our third day in Snowdonia we finally got to climb Mt. Snowdon, the tallest mountain in Wales at 1,085 m and one of the National Three Peaks Challenge. We made sure that we woke up bright and early, went into the village for a big breakfast at Café Glandwr. I had a bowl of porridge with… Read More Climbing Snowdon (finally!)
On our first full day in Snowdonia, we slept in a little longer than we wanted so instead of climbing Mount Snowdon, like the original plan, we decided to explore the immediate surrounding area a little more instead. After eating our breakfast of delicious pastries that we ordered the previous night from the campsite office,… Read More Exploring the Fairylands
For my boyfriend’s birthday I bought us both train tickets to Snowdonia to camp for 3 nights. After the lessons learnt in our failed wild camping experience in Northumberland, we booked a spot in a campsite in the centre of the National Park, close to Mount Snowdon. We left our homes in Leeds bright and… Read More Fairytale Lands of Snowdonia
Our plan was to have a leisurely bike ride down the Northumberland Coast, stopping to relax on the sand in the sun occasionally, camping on a grassy patch, exploring seaside towns and and watching the sun set over the sea. It didn’t go exactly to plan unfortunately. To read the first part of the story… Read More Stranded and Wet! Wild Camping Catastrophoe
Last Sunday whilst staying in Newcastle with my boyfriend’s family, I decided to take the opportunity to explore the Northumberland coastline. He planned a trip cycling from Berwick-upon-Tweed down to his town in Whitley Bay, about 70 miles away, wild camping along the way. Let’s say that it didn’t go exactly to plan. From Newcastle… Read More Northumberland Adventures…
If you’re a fan of London, definitely give Newcastle a visit whilst you’re in England- it has the same bustling nightlife, similar cultural attractions and an equally interesting history. However, unlike London Newcastle is less victim to the formidable crowds and is also a short train ride away from the coast, something hard to find… Read More Geordie-Land!: Newcastle upon Tyne
On our second full day in Iceland we visited Blue Lagoon, a Geothermal Spa and one of the most popular attractions in the country. We’d booked to visit Blue Lagoon online a few weeks before we arrived and got a deal that included transport there and back via coach from the bus station in Reykjavik.… Read More Disasters in Iceland!