The Finland Ice Marathon has been running since the early ’80s and this year was the 37th competition. It’s something special, something different and it takes place on the frozen lake in Kuopio harbour every February.
Antarctica -The Great White Continent
For me, nowhere stirs the imagination quite like Antarctica. The Great White Continent at the far end of the planet. Discovered less than 200 years ago and the reserve of rugged explorers and adventurers. A few years ago I was
72 Hours in St Petersburg, Russia
Like many major cities, 72 hours in St Petersburg will only let you scratch its surface. As you’d expect of a former capital there is an incredible amount to see and an awful lot of history to soak up. Founded
e-visa for St Petersburg and Kaliningrad
Who can get one? If you’ve ever fancied a visit to Russia then it’s just got a whole lot easier for some lucky foreign nationals. You can now get an e-visa for the St Petersburg and Kaliningrad regions. Looking to
Things to do in Porto and beyond
If you are looking for a base in the North of Portugal then Porto is a great place to start. As you’d expect of the country’s second-largest city, there are a great many things to see and do in Porto.
15 Things to do in Lisbon and Sintra
Lisbon, the 3rd sunniest city in Europe, has a yearly average of 2799 hours of sunshine. It has UNESCO sites both in the city and nearby. Famous barrios and ancient monuments are within easy walking distance of each other. Iconic
UNESCO Sites in Central Portugal
If cultural UNESCO sites are your thing, then mainland Portugal has much to offer. Central Portugal offers you three, all within easy reach of each other. The UNESCO sites are the monasteries of Alcobaça and Batalha and the Convent of
Day trips from Ho Chi Minh City
Why not take a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City when you have finished seeing the sites? There are a couple of great places out of town that, I thought, were well worth a visit. You can check out