All Blog Posts

The following pages contain a list of all 127 posts about world travel lovingly written by us at Chase The Horizon. We also offer lists of posts sorted by travel destination and also split into groups relating to travel gear, travel finances and planning for round the world travel if you want to check those out too!

A day in Bergen
How we spent our short time in Bergen - just under 24 hours in the city.
Don't forget to be a little spontaneous - Sea Kayaking at Eidfjord
A last minute change of plans turned into one of our favourite memories from our trip to Norway.
Voss to Bergen via Hardangerfjord in Norway - DIY
How to do the Hardangerfjord in a Nutshell tour route by yourself and a run through of what we ended up doing when our plans changed.
What happens if your train is delayed between Oslo and Myrdal on Norway in a Nutshell
Our experience of a train delay between Oslo and Myrdal and how this affected our onward journey following the Norway in a Nutshell route.
DIY Norway in a Nutshell - Booking it all yourself
A breakdown of how to book each part of the Norway in a Nutshell tour by yourself, how much it costs and what our experience was like.
How to get from Oslo Gardermoen Airport to Oslo City late at night
Some information about how to go about getting from Oslo Gardermoen airport late at night.
Three Days in Rome
An itinerary for spending three days in Rome - what we managed do in that space of time.
How to visit the Colosseum at night (and during the day)
Advice about how to visit the Colosseum at night, as well as information about seeing it during the day along with the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
Visiting Vatican City and how to see the Pope
An overview of how to catch a glimpse of the Pope when in Rome, what to see in Vatican City and information about visiting St Peters Basilica.
How to get from/to Ciampino Airport
Getting the bus from Rome Ciampino Airport to the Termini bus station in the City and then back again.
We're Back!
An update from us about the past year and what is still to come.
Choosing our Backpacks for Round The World Travel
A review of the Osprey Farpoint backpacks that we finally decided to buy for round the world travel as well as the story of how we finally decided on those ones in particular.
Restoring license to practise after a gap year for UK doctors
An update to the post about taking a gap year after the foundation years as a doctor and how I went about restoring my license to practice.
Visiting the Alligators at Everglades National Park
A tour with Shark Valley tram tour in the Everglades National Park.
A few days exploring the Florida Keys
Driving down the Florida keys, making a few stop offs on the way.
Car toll costs between Salem (or Boston) and Niagara
How much it costs to drive from the Boston area to Niagara Falls (US side) with a breakdown of the tolls.
Some beach time in Miami
5 days in Miami, relaxing and spending time at the beach.
Ben and Jerrys and Maple Syrup in Vermont
A detour to check out the Ben and Jerry's factory and get some Vermont maple syrup.
Ridiculously wet fun-times at Niagara Falls
A day at Niagara Falls (New York and Ontario sides) going on the Maid of the Mist boat and Cave of Winds tours.
Getting our Witch on in Salem
An afternoon and evening spent in Salem, finding out a bit more about the legendary witch trials that happened there.
Historical wanderings in Boston
A couple of days checking out Boston and Cambridge as well as seeing a Red Sox game at Fenway Park.
Revisiting New York City
A couple of days in New York City, revisiting some places we have been before and trying to see some new sights.
An afternoon in Philadelphia
An afternoon in historical Philadelphia seeing the main touristy sights.
Visiting the Capitol; 5 days in Washington DC
A fantastic stop off in Washington DC to get a better understanding of American history and politics.
Kentucky fried chicken in Kentucky
Visiting the original Kentucky Fried Chicken in Corbin, Kentucky.
Whiskey and Country in Nashville
A visit to the Jack Daniels distillery and listening to live country music in Nashville Tennesse.
Memphis: Parading ducks, a Blues memorial and BBQ
A very strange collection of experiences in Memphis, the "Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock'n'Roll"
A day in New Orleans
A brief stop in New Orleans to get some great food, sample the slightly crazy atmosphere and listen to some jazz.
A very Texan birthday
Celebrating my birthday with three days in Dallas, Texas.
Kreuz, Lockhart - the best Texas smokehouse in the universe
An expert review of the Kreuz smokehouse in Lockhart.