Happy 2019 and welcome to the new Postcards from Mel site! The last year was a wonderful whirlwind. It kicked off with an all-night gong ceremony in Iceland, getting marooned in a snowstorm in Taunton, and then escaping to the tropical heat of Singapore. By March I had arrived down under for a week in Melbourne... Continue Reading →
A fun look at the quick look at Viljandi, Valga, Gauja National Park, Cēsis and Sigulda. The highlight without a doubt was walking down the Soviet era Bobsleigh track and sitting in one of the old bobsleighs. I mean, how often do you get the opportunity to do that?!
Amos Rex, horror mini golf, sea swimming and sauna, creepy doll museum and the Moomin cafe - here's a compilation video of Helsinki short stories.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to go running in Reykjavik during the depths of winter then this will give you a tantalising taste...
New year's eve in Reykjavik is like no where else on earth. The city has an appetite for fireworks that can't be fathomed unless you witness it in real life. Here's a little taster of what went on all night long in all the neighbourhoods of Iceland. Happy 2018!