The Fragrant Lavender Fields: Mayfield Lavender Farm Surrey UK

Walking through the wonderfully fragrant lavender fields at the Mayfield Lavender Farm, Banstead, Surrey is a gentle overwhelming sensory experience. Waves of lavender subtly seep into your airwaves as you tread softly through the lilac vegetation, and dancing bees dart busily between the plants accompanying you on your walk. These 25 acres of vibrant purple…

Helsinki

Things to do and places to see in Helsinki: My Visit to Finland

This year Finland celebrates its 100th birthday and is hosting an array of events and festivals to mark the occasion. We spent a few quiet days visiting the Nordic country’s capital, Helsinki glimpsing the cultured city’s life in early spring between it’s busy winter and summer tourist seasons. Upon our arrival at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport we were…