Four Ways to Explore Quito (For All Budgets!)

Lately, I’ve made it a mission to spend more time in South America’s cities. I want to experience these hotspots of culture, gastronomy, and history as more than just jumping-off points to other adventures – I want to give them the credit they deserve. As part of this newfound passion, I decided to spend much more […]

A lighthearted guide to staying in dorms

Although I swore I was done with dorms after the last time I stayed in one (Istanbul, April 2013, when I was woken up by a bunch of drunk Australians at 4:30am), I was visiting Copenhagen last weekend on a budget, and I chose to stay in a dorm again, in order to keep my […]

Prague Bartenders (and Monty Python)

Ah, Prague. Most people I’ve spoken to about Prague have completely fallen under its spell; It’s hard not to. I was told that it would be a tad overhyped, filled with drunken English men on stag parties, and was beautiful beyond imagination. The beauty is true, the stag parties are manageable, and I believe Prague to […]

How To Prevent Jet Lag (and what to do when that doesn’t work)

I owe an apology to anyone who’s ever experienced jet lag. I’m sorry that I would hear “I have jet lag” and translate it to “I’m a gigantic wimp and get cranky when I’m tired”. I’m sorry that I have proudly boasted about never getting jet lag, thinking that made me some kind of elite traveler. […]

Where to Visit for an Epic Summer Holiday in the UK

Visiting the UK is an epic journey and there are so many exciting things to do and see. The UK is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It is filled with gorgeous scenery, beautiful beaches, exciting historical landmarks and there are so many activities for you to indulge in. Yorkshire is a […]

Where to Find Amazing Massive Buildings

Tall buildings have been around since Roman times and they were built for two reasons. One was because of a lack of land so the only choice was to build upwards. The second reason was for protection: the view that it offered of anyone who might be arriving from far away and the ability to […]

A Road Trip Through The Florida Keys

Florida has never been at the top of my travel bucket list. I’ll admit, when all the kids at school were heading to Disney World for March break and coming back with tans, hair braids, and oversized Mickey Mouse sweaters, I wished my parents would take me too. Instead, they took me to Mexico when I was […]

Planning Your Perfect Road Trip In The South Of France

From the western border on the Atlantic Ocean across to the Mediterranean Coast of France, the south of the country has a wonderful climate and is one of the best places for those looking to plan an European road trip. The scenery is varied, and you can choose a route that will either take in […]

Gap Year Inspiration for the Over 50’s

It is never too late to take a gap year. If your children have recently left for college and you are feeling the empty nest syndrome it is a great time to head out and explore the world and all of the things that it has to offer. There are plenty of great volunteering opportunities […]

Europe’s Most Vegetarian-Friendly Countries

If maintaining a vegetarian diet is something that you feel strongly about, eating out at restaurants can be a bit of a nightmare. Most restaurants are very respectful of the needs of their patrons but you may find that there is just not a lot of variety to what you can eat. You can only […]

5 Child-Friendly Holiday Adventures

Travelling with your children can be so much more than taking them to amusement parks with long queues. There are plenty of amazing educational opportunities all over the world that are child friendly. The key to a successful holiday with children is to keep things flexible but have lots of things for them to do.  […]

A First Look at Patagonia in Bariloche

I’d finally made it. After almost 24 hours on a bus from Mendoza, I’d arrived in Bariloche, Argentina. My first destination in Patagonia. After hearing about how much of a hot spot Bariloche was, I had high hopes for my experience and it certainly lived up to the hype. Why Bariloche? I loved Bariloche for […]

Haliimaile, where is it and what is there to do?

Add to Flipboard Magazine. Haliimaile Maui may be a small island and whether you’re there for a few days or a few months, it has a lot to offer to keep you busy. One of our favourite things to do is to spend a morning or afternoon discovering a neighbourhood or area. On this particular […]

London Food Tours: How To Enjoy a City You Don’t Love

Add to Flipboard Magazine. As a traveller, we’re often pressured into loving absolutely everything about travel. Personally, I never want to come across as ungrateful or spoiled so it’s easier to talk about the good than to admit the bad. While I believe that there’s always something to enjoy – be it the food, culture, […]

Places to Visit on Your West Coast Road Trip

The West Coast of the United States is a region that’s ideal for a good road trip. There are so many wonderful roads along the coast, and there’s a fantastic range of places to visit, too. Whether you want to enjoy sensational views, vibrant cities, or relax in some of the great hotels, there is […]