Journey Through the Sacred Valley

I was lucky to take three international trips in 2019 and as I look ahead to 2020, I’ve already decided on two of the three locations for next year’s international…

Best Casual Restaurants in Nashville

We’ve been to Nashville twice – once for a family vacation and once for a business conference. While there are a lot of more upscale restaurants in the city, we…

Things You Must Do When Visiting Menorca, Spain

You have the Balearic Islands, and then you have Menorca. Do not mistaken this beautiful treasure as a party island or ‘just’ a beach destination. Menorca is filled with hidden…

India – A country with over 22 languages!

India has 22 official languages, namely Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Santhali, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. There…

7 Interesting Facts about California

In May, I will celebrate 10 years of living in California.  For those of you who haven’t been to California, it is one of the most beautiful places in the…

The Best Ice Cream Stores in Barcelona

When the summer days get too hot to handle, there is one thing sure to be the perfect treat: Ice Cream! In a city known for its gastronomy, there are…

Sydney Harbour Islands: A Great Day Out

Sydney Harbour is a stunning harbour. Dotted through the harbour are islands that offer a great day out, and even the chance to stay overnight. To get to the islands…

Exploring Cusco

I landed in Cusco, Peru after a short layover in Lima and was reminded to be conscious of the difference in altitude since we’d just arrived at a town 11,000+…

Top Functional & Stylish Daypacks

Functional or stylish? We’ve all had to make that decision before regarding what type of daypack we should get for our next big trip. While deep down we know we…

Ultimate Hiking Destinations Around the World

There’s a growing trend in picking travel destinations based on their outdoor activities. If you love a bit of an adventure, a challenge and the great outdoors, why not make your…

Great Alternative Bars in Raval, Barcelona

This blog looks to introduce you to alternative bars in the neighbourhood of El Raval that the average tourist would never see. The aim being that you can mix with…

Going Green in Barcelona: A Short Guide

If you have a heavy conscience when it comes to your environmental footprint then Barcelona is the city for you. Branded by the Responsible Tourism Institute as a ‘Biosphere World…

The Best Street Art in Barcelona

Barcelona is a hotspot for all up and coming graffiti artists, and the city is full of artistic creations born from spray paint and lain on walls. Attracting street art…

Top Must Sees in Iceland

Iceland holds a special place in our hearts. We traveled to Iceland for our honeymoon and it was Mark’s first international flight. Instead of going somewhere tropical or romantic, we…

What is the Krampuslauf?

Video:  Category:  Culture & Festivals I’m certainly not the only one who has been wondering what a Krampuslauf is all about and how on earth it’s relevant to the festive…

Where To Stay In Rome: Our Rome Accommodation Guide

Rome, the capital city of Italy, is a cosmopolitan city packed with history, culture, and delicious food. With nearly 3,000 years of globally influential art, architecture, and culture on display…

A Pocket Guide to the Thai Islands

We all crave an island escape… and your choices on which Thai islands to visit are endless. This comprehensive condensed pocket guide should help make picking which one to visit a…

Picture Perfect Porto

Whenever I’m asked about my trip to Porto, I always describe it as the closest thing to walking into a painting. This was the last stop on my adventure through…

10 Most Haunted Places in Australia

Human nature being what it is we are drawn to scary, unexplained, unusual, sometimes cruel events past and present. Tales of ghostly hauntings are thrilling and adrenaline pumping for some,…

10 Natural Wonders in Northern Italy

A tour in the Northern Italy usually stops only in two big cities, Milan and Venice. But of many of you have visited its natural wonders and its unspoilt landscapes?…

7 Awesome Places to Visit in Emilia Romagna

Emilia Romagna may very well be one of Italy’s best-kept secrets. Sure, you may have heard about Modena, Bologna and the other cities in the region, and you may be…

Sunlit Stroll through Aveiro

In May, I traveled to Portugal, to the Algarve region, and also Lisbon and Sintra. On our way north to Porto, my travel mate and I made a one night…

Your Guide to Backpacker Travel Insurance

Backpacking can mean every adventure is the trip of a lifetime. Your excursions can be exciting and unpredictable. And, that’s why the backpacker travel insurance you choose is important. Whether…

Guide to Visiting San Jose

Imagine a large city surrounded by amazing rolling hills, sprinkled with gems from back in 1893. The Spanish Colonial Revival structures and Architectural landmarks, there is a lot you can…

Must See Places in Madrid

As Spain’s capital city, Madrid mixes cultural and culinary influences with politics, commerce and royalty. I got to spend a few days there recently, wandering along streets and plazas and…

Top Things to do in Riga

Riga is the capital of Latvia, Eastern Europe. It is a lively city famous for its astonishing architecture and medieval Old Town. Here you can check out our personal list…

Top Tips For Visiting Morocco

Planning on traveling to Morocco any time soon? Well, here are our top tips of things to know before you go. Top Tips For Visiting Morocco Moroccans speak French If…

Top Adventure Activities in South America

If you’re looking for adventure and activities to unwind, South America has abundant, exciting options. Spanning over nine beautiful countries, you cannot exhaust what the continent offers. First, it is…

The Perfect Way To Taste French Champagne

For admirers of everything bubbly taking Champagne tours in France are never enough. The origination of French sparkling wines has such a great amount to offer that a solitary visit can’t in…

Things to Know When Traveling in Africa

Africa is a continent with 54 countries waiting for you to visit, explore and enjoy. With a variety of things to do and sights to see, wherever you go, will…

Summer Skiing: Where Can You Go?

Many skiers pack up their winter ski equipment and head off to new summer activities.  But, if what you want to do is ski, there are some great places to…

Good Reasons to Visit Japan in the Winter

Move over cherry blossom – take a hike autumn leaves; winter is actually the best time to visit Japan. Here’s why…   11 Reasons Why Winter is the Time to…

The Best Markets in Cape Town

There’s nothing as enjoyable as spending a sunny Saturday or Sunday outdoors browsing Cape Town’s interesting markets. Some weekends I go to fresh produce markets to buy seasonal fruit and…

Tips for Getting Around New Zealand

New Zealand looks like a small country on a map, especially next to Australia. But once you’re in the country, it’s actually quite big. So I want to share with…

5 Simple Steps How to Avoid Leeches

To be honest, there is no way that you can avoid leeches crawling on you when you’re trekking in the Borneo rainforest. But you can minimize the bite or get…

A Paradise of Shelters in Denmark

A thing about travelling is, that you usually seek to travel to destinations abroad.   Often you will have a bigger chance to experience another culture, by doing this, but…

Things to Do in Monaco

Often considered the spiritual home of money and excess, Monaco has long been one of the world’s most popular destinations for the rich and famous. Located on the French Riveria,…

5 Places Not to Miss in Northern Chile

Chile is a country of vast differences. From the Atacama Desert in the north to the Patagonia in the South. Because this country is so long and skinny, many people…

7 Surprising Cultural Facts About Nepal

A small country squeezed between the Indian and Chinese borders, Nepal with its 30 million people is a tremendously multi-ethnic society with over 100 ethnic groups and 92 different languages….

Top Ultimate Trips in France, Excluding Paris

When you travel to France, you probably will visit Paris. You should see more! Paris is undoubtedly an extremely picturesque city and has lots to offer to someone who wishes to…

A Quick Introduction to French Etiquette for Travelers

France is officially the world’s most popular travel destination, welcoming around 80-85 million visitors per year.  It’s not particularly difficult to see why France is such a popular destination, offering…

Denmark: Cycling the Baltic Sea Route

Video:  Category:  Activities Like many visitors, when I first visited Denmark I didn’t venture outside of Copenhagen. That was a mistake. It’s a mistake many make with London and the…

How To Spend A Weekend in Tallinn

So, you’ve closed your eyes, twirled your hand in the air and smacked your index finger on the map. Opening your eyes, you see that your next big city adventure…

Best Places for Hiking and Camping in Europe

We all love Europe. Don’t we? It is a beautiful continent, and we all have considered going there once in our life. Apart from sightseeing, it has many compelling places…

5 Best Day Trips from Brussels

If you ask us, the best things about visiting Brussels are its Grand Place, Marolles Flea Market and the variety of awesome day trips that you can take.  Take a glance at the…

The Best (Cheap) Place to Eat in Bruges

If you’re looking for the best meal in Bruges, Belgium, at a backpacker-friendly price, look no farther than Brasserie Medard. Let’s face it, Belgium is full of amazing places to eat….

10 Top Bars in Budapest

Budapest is infact a mecca for party goers and offers some of the best party venues in Europe. Youngsters from all over Europe are known to fly in and out of…

The Perfect Day in Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia is a fascinating place in the world where the old and new coexist in absolute harmony. Nicosia offers you a city break in the center of a city.  Despite…

The 10 Best Trips Outside of Prague

What began as a 4-week TEFL Certification turned into a 15-month love affair with the Czech Republic. I had the good fortune of visiting Prague, the city of Spires and…

A Foodie’s Guide to Namibia

Regardless of the ethnic group they belong to, Namibians generally love their meat. If you’re as passionate about barbecues, stews and curries, try some of these dishes when you visit…

5 Ways to Act Like You’re Japanese

When you go to Japan, chances are, you’re going to feel like you stand out.  Being the only foreigner – ‘gaijin’ – in a crowd of thousands can do that,…

5 Unique Things to Do in Cape Town

There’s no shortage of things to do in and around Cape Town but if new and novel experiences are what you looking for, then our list will come in very handy….

Top 7 Beaches in Barcelona

When it all boils down to it what is the one thing on everyone’s check list of things to do in Barcelona? You guessed it, hit up the beach! The…

Why You Must Visit Greenwich

Although many visitors skip Greenwich as they feel it is too far from central London, this borough is worth a visit. It lies on the banks of the River Thames…