Our 7 Favourite Winter Destinations

WINTER IS COMING.  We just arrived in Berlin and it’s very clear that winter is almost upon us. We are freezing, and it’s not even December yet! (It also doesn’t help that we were on a tropical island in the Andaman Seas last week). So, while I crank up the heaters, burrow my feet in […]

Chasing Waterfalls | 3 Favourite Icelandic Falls

I have seen some amazing waterfalls in my short life (the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is a major highlight among them) but I’ve never seen a concentration of waterfalls like I have in Iceland. It seems impossible to travel just a couple of kms without spotting waterfalls rushing or trickling from the glacial mountains and […]

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon | An Impossible Photo Post

Plato believed that images, instead of being depictions of realities, are more like regimes that make true representation impossible. They are falsely authoritarian and positively deceiving – visual representation make it impossible for us to read the world correctly. On the other hand, Ludwig Wittgenstein, an Austrian-British philosopher of the 19th century, insisted that even […]

Driving Iceland’s Golden Circle

After a short flight from London to Reykjavik and one night’s sleep in a cozy AirBnb in the capital, we woke up ready to explore the crazy unique country that everybody has been raving about. We have been dreaming about a trip to Iceland, and when morning came we were more than ready to start […]

Iceland’s best kept secret | Finding the Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool

The sun was already slowly setting on our first day in Iceland. We had spent the entire day exploring Þingvellir National Park and were on our way to Vík, where we were sleeping over that night. However, a quick detour into the mountainous valleys on the south coast in search of a secret geothermal pool […]