Azores

The tiny archipelago of the Azores are a set of mystical islands set half way into the Atlantic. After a four and a half hour flight from Porto we catch sight.  These tiny pinpricks as seen from the sky belie the grand mountains that lie beneath the ocean.  They were created fifteen millennia ago by volcanos and wikipedia tells me that they are taller than Everest if measured from sea bed to tip. I will take its word.

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Norway

My favourite places to travel to are those that aren’t well known. I love to find the secret places that only the locals know about and that are definitely off the tourist trail. Okay, so Norway is definitely on the tourist trail, at least the Fjords are, but what is going on in the rest of the country?

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Bornholm Island, Denmark

 

Welcome to Bornholm, the Danish Island in the middle of the Baltic Sea. Come with me as we drink coffee, camp by beaches and cycle around this picture perfect place.
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