Zurich, a city known as the world’s largest financial hub, where the streets are expected to be populated by bankers on a suit and briefcase. Perhaps this reputation, on a travel point of view, for many, is what makes most people dismiss the largest capital of Switzerland as the place to go to for vacation, […]Read more "The Old Town of Zurich , Switzerland"
In one full day I completed the three so called essentials for any Iceland visitors- to relax at the Blue Lagoon, to stand between two continents at Þingvellir National Park and to witness the bright dancing lights of the Aurora Borealis. Upon arriving at Keflavik Airport, the first thing that I did was to head […]Read more "Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon, Northern Lights, Iceland"
With the southern route lined with natural treasures such as waterfalls, beaches, mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and small fishing villages, a visit to the South Coast of Iceland is considered as one of the most popular routes for any visitors, along with the Golden Circle and I will say is a must do. Due to its […]Read more "South Coast, Iceland"
Iceland with its rolling green fields and Greenland with its icy landscape, it is an on-going joke on how these two island ended up with completely messed up name and there is a long Viking related saga accompanying the intertwined name too. Nonetheless, when you travel to Iceland one shall expect to see ice. Maybe […]Read more "Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Iceland"
“Descend, bold traveller, into the crater of the jökull of Snæfell, which the shadow of Scartaris touches before the Kalends of July, and you will attain the centre of the earth. I did it”. – Arne Saknussemm, excerpt from Jules Verne “Journey to the Center of the Earth” When asked what is the primary reason […]Read more "“Journey to the Center of the Earth”, The Snæfellsnes Peninsula, West Iceland"
For the past year, every visit to the bookstore section of travel guides, every extra penny saved in the bank, every day dreaming commute accompanied by the music of Sigur Rós , all are devoted to one goal alone, that someday, somehow I will bring myself to this magical land up North. I dream of […]Read more "Reykjavik, Iceland"
When I was building my Copenhagen itinerary, one of the places that was on top of my list is a day trip to the Northern Zealand, to the town of Elsinore (Helsingor) and to see Kronborg Castle or widely known as the “Hamlet’s Castle”, attributing to the fact that the castle was the setting of […]Read more "Kronborg Castle, Denmark"