50 places before 50!

Old Harry Rocks

I have seen quite a few people take the number challenge before a big birthday, on a quest to achieve a bucketlist of challenges. I have to admit, the idea wasn’t really for me, until I spotted a friend on facebook doing the challenge in a slightly different way. Travelling is something I have enjoyed doing since I was a child, but as an adult it was something that was very much put on the back burner, as all our funds went on raising our family. In recent years, we have been lucky to reignite our passion for travel as… Continue Reading “50 places before 50!”

Why a visit to Iceland is top of my bucket list

Aurora Borealis or northern light above kirkjufell mountain in iceland

Visiting Iceland has been top of my bucket list of destinations for a few years now, but events have conspired against us each time we have tried to book a visit, but we are hoping that next year is the year we get there. Why visit Iceland? As a student I had a real fascination about Geology, volcanoes and earthquakes and where better to indulge in my inner geek than Iceland. The country lies on the divergent boundary between the Eurasian plate and the North American plate and is one of the most active volcanic regions on Earth, where almost… Continue Reading “Why a visit to Iceland is top of my bucket list”

On the bucket list – Visiting Thailand

Thailand

In the next of my bucket list posts I have chosen Thailand as the place I dream of visiting as many of my friends have been and raved about the stunning beaches, beautiful temples, bustling cities and vibrant night life. I am a sucker for the beach and the islands off the coast of Thailand are famous throughout the world for their beautiful beaches and gorgeous scenery. Ko Phi Phi is top of my list as it was made famous by the movie “The Beach” and I would love to brush up my scuba diving skills at Ko Tao which… Continue Reading “On the bucket list – Visiting Thailand”