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10 Free Things to do in Reykjavik

Published on 8th June 2018 by Shing Yoong

If you're mindful of your pockets, you'll be happy to know plenty of things to see and do in Reykjavik are absolutely free! Here they are:    1. Harpa Concert Hall   Harpa Concert Hall is not to be missed. You can freely walk around and enjoy the views of the harbour from the windows. A lot of light floods through the building, a...

Exploring Beautiful Bergen & Beyond

Published on 4th April 2018 by Shing Yoong

Bergen, on the beautiful west coast of Norway, is the gateway to the country’s famous fjords. Although the city has expanded over the years from its origins as a trading and fishing port, it retains the quaint and charming wharf buildings that have led the centre to be granted UNESCO World Heritage status. There is much to do in Norway&rsq...

What’s so amazing about Iceland? We’ll tell you what!

Published on 26th March 2018 by Suzel

ICELAND IS definitely seeing a boom. Actually, that’s a bit of an understatement as Iceland is seriously hot stuff at the moment! In spite of ash clouds, financial crises and some very windy weather, this weird, wild and wonderful destination remains at the top of so many traveller’s wish lists. Of all the international visitors to I...

10 Unmissable Attractions in Stockholm

Published on 22nd February 2018 by Shing Yoong

Vasa Museum If you only have time to visit one museum in stockholm, make it the Vasa Museum. The Vasa has somewhat of an embarrassing but now cherished history. Although built as a warship it sank before even leaving Stockholm's harbour, and was later raised from the seabed 333 years later. It’s now the only preserved 17th century ship in ...

Why You Should Go to Copenhagen Right Now!

Published on 25th January 2018 by Shing Yoong

There’s something about Denmark’s capital. Whether it’s the supremely well-adjusted people – Danes are consistently regarded as the world’s happiest nation in world surveys – or the emphasis on minimal design, few places are as relaxing and approachable as Copenhagen. This is city life at its most relaxed, with...