Welcome to Costa Del… Iceland?

Welcome to Costa Del… Iceland?

It’s July and we’re heading into the peak summer holiday season. This year people are considering a wide range of destinations that they previously wouldn’t have considered – maybe for the adventure, maybe just for a change, or maybe because a global pandemic has...
Horses from around the world

Horses from around the world

Around the world, horses come in many forms – some are giant, some are stripy, some have Frankie Dettori sitting on their back. Here’s a quick gallop around a few of them: If you’re from China, or if you’ve read our post from last month, you’ll...
Iceland’s ‘hidden people’

Iceland’s ‘hidden people’

Generally when people imagine elves, it’s as diminutive creatures that live with Santa Claus in the North Pole and work as his helpers. Christmas elves are often depicted as green or red-clad with pointy ears and hats. Santa’s elves are often said to make the...
5 European Santa alternatives

5 European Santa alternatives

Father Christmas is a global figure; one of the world’s most recognisable celebrities. He may go by various different names – Santa Claus, Papa Noël, Ông Già Nô-en – but his appearance and present delivery methods are always the same. (And why wouldn’t they be?...