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Archive - January 2019

Winter Holiday in San Martino

Winter Holidays in San Martino We spent December in Iceland, which was wonderful, but for our desert-born twins, it has to be said that it lacked snow.  They needed more cold, clear air to satisfy their expectations on emerging from the Middle East into European winter.  What better than a skiing holiday in the Alps? Read on for everything you need to know about...

Foldable car seat for travel

Foldable car seat for travel I have finally found a travel-friendly children’s car seat – mifold grab and go booster seats – a true foldable car seat for travels. We have tested them for the last three months in three different countries and half a dozen different cars, and I must say they are a life-changer for us as a travelling family. Up until...

Best Jackets for Iceland

Best Jackets for Iceland Are you planning your big trip to Iceland and wondering what clothes to take?  We have just returned from Iceland, the jackets we wore every day  were all from the Regatta 3 in 1 range and they were perfect for the Icelandic climate. Iceland in winter We were there almost six weeks, so we exerienced the full range of winter weather –...

Perlan is it worth a visit ?

Perlan is it worth the visit? We visited Iceland in December and Perlan was one top attraction we have seen in  Reykjavik’s. It’s a new museum with lots to see and learn. Like everything here it comes at a steep price, however we decided to visit it. Here you can read about our experience and learn if Perlan is worth it. Perlan Location and history Located on top of...

Strange and Interesting Facts About Iceland

Interesting Facts About Iceland Iceland’s flag The red cross symbolises volcanoes surrounded by white snow and ice against the blue Atlantic Ocean. The cross in the flag symbolises the Scandinavian connection Iceland name Iceland was named by Hrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson. A Viking who arrived here in AD 865. The summer that year was very mild, and Flóki didn’t prepare...