After the fjords of Norway and the lakes of Finland we were pretty sure we’d seen enough large bodies of water to last a life time, however after a few weeks exploring Eastern European cities we found ourselves eagerly looking forward to Austria and the prospect of diving into some ice cold mountain water. We … Continue reading The Austrian Lakes
Our Polish adventure started with a welcome from a policeman, pulling us over at the border with Lithuania, he checked our licenses before sending us on our way with a somewhat ominous “good luck”. We weren’t entirely sure what he meant by this, we hoped it was just our first taste of Polish humour. With … Continue reading Poland, North To South
We hadn't planned to visit Tallinn by foot but as the van had run into some major mechanical issues we ended up being in Helsinki for 10 days. After seeing all the sights and the van still not being ready, it seemed like something was luring us to Estonia, especially when we saw that the … Continue reading 7 Hours In Tallinn
We thought we’d do a slightly different blog to show you around our van. We have around 6.5 square metres of living space, we’re lucky to have a big van as it really feels like we take our home with us wherever we go, being able to park up open the doors and step out … Continue reading Inside our Tiny Home on Wheels
We entered Finland near the arctic town of Rovaniemi which sits almost exactly on the Arctic Circle, the afternoon we arrived turned out to be one of the hottest days in the countries history, so, with temperatures reaching 30°C we thought it would be the perfect time to pay a visit to Finlands very own … Continue reading Santa Claus, foraging in Lapland, The Finnish Archipelago and beyond.
After reading and hearing so much about the Lofoten Islands we couldn't wait to visit on this trip, as always when expectations are high there was a degree of "will this place be good as we imagine". Well the answer was yes. From the minute the ferry docked we knew we'd arrived somewhere special, the … Continue reading Falling in Love With The Lofoten Islands
During our time in Southern Norway we did the areas three most popular Hiking Trails, Kjeragbolten, Preikestolen and Trolltunga. For the most part we’ve been trying to stick away from the main tourist trail on this trip, however from seeing pictures of the views from these walks we knew had to do them. Looking over … Continue reading Norway, The Three Hikes