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Into the Deep in Hawaii: Reviewing Fair Wind Snorkeling Cruises

If there’s one thing that both Nathan and I enjoy, it’s snorkeling and if there’s one place we never get sick of, it’s Hawai’i. Unsurprisingly then, when we finally made it over to the Big Island, getting into the water was the top of our to-do list!  Aside from a night swim with the incredible […]

Snorkelling the Clearest Waters in the World in Sub-Zero Temperatures – Incredible Iceland

Scuba Iceland Snorkel Silfra review

It’s not everyday you snorkel in water that floats around 2 degrees, tucked into the rift between two tectonic plates but that’s exactly what we got to do in Iceland! With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, we were promptly picked up from our hotel by Scuba Iceland and after collecting […]

Sailing Greek Islands: The Perfect Non-Touristy One Week Greece Itinerary

As an expert in sailing Greek Islands, we’re delighted to bring you this guest post from Emily of Two Get Lost.  Having sailed professionally and exploring most of this incredible country, you know this is a one week Greece itinerary that’s worth paying attention to! A sailing holiday in Greece is most people’s idea of […]

Swim with Whales in Tonga – Plan Your Next Bucket List Adventure

If there’s one wild animal encounter you add to your bucket list, make sure it is to swim with whales in Tonga! Not only was our snorkel with the humpbacks the best wild animal encounter I’ve ever had, but as a quick and easy trip from New Zealand, it was also one of the easiest […]

The Realities of Living and Working on a Yacht: Set Sail for Adventure!

Emily and Adam sold up their worldly belongings to spend their time living and working on a yacht.  Their courage has paid dividends and now they live a life that most of us can only dream of! We’re really excited to bring you this awesome guest post from Emily, as she shares the realities of […]

9 Incredible Things To Do in Narooma – The Ultimate Guide!

Whether you are looking for a relaxing beach holiday, or a unique wildlife encounter, Narooma on the NSW’s South Coast is an ideal destination.  There is no shortage of fantastic things to do in Narooma, Australia! Located on the Eurobodalla Coast, Narooma, NSW may be an idyllic seaside destination; it is also the perfect place […]

Things to Do in Phi Phi Island – Your Guide to Thailand’s Most Famous Island Paradise

To help you plan your own Thailand island itinerary, we’re pleased to share our recommendations of the very best things to do in Phi Phi Island, thanks to our fabulous guest blogger, Kieren, from Got My Backpack.  An island paradise, this guide will answer all of the questions you have; everything relating to transport, costings, […]

60+ Fun Things to do in Auckland: The City of Sails, Uncovered!

New Zealand’s largest city, the City of Sails, may not jump straight to the top of everyone’s travel wishlist but it really does pack a punch.  With a little insider knowledge, you’ll find there are plenty of fun things to do in Auckland. Surrounded by oceans, the city lives on the water.  With one third […]

18 Amazing Things To Do in the Coromandel: New Zealand’s Own Tropical Paradise

Easily accessible from Auckland, the Coromandel is a real favourite amongst New Zealanders and travellers alike.  There are just so many things to do in the Coromandel region! Packed full of tropical, palm-tree lined beaches, stunning native bush and unique Kiwi experiences, the peninsula really packs a punch.  With temperate weather and beautiful coastlines, there […]

Thailand Island Hopping: The Ultimate Guide to Koh Samui, Koh Phangan & Ko Tao

Thailand is a melting pot of diversity that has something for everyone and every budget. Historical and scared spaces and rice patty fields, mixed amongst the lush jungle – there’s something for everyone.  Perhaps the highlight of Thailand though, its incredible island-hopping scene, which is practically unsurpassed anywhere in the world. If you need some […]

The Best 7 Day Galapagos Cruise – Life in the Lap of Luxury Onboard the Ecoventura Origin

When we first started planning out our South American adventure, we knew the Galapagos Islands were at the very top of our wishlist, along with other key highlights like Patagonia, Machu Picchu and the Bolivian Salt Flats.  What we weren’t expecting though was for the Galapagos to take out not only the top spot amongst […]

Plan the Perfect South America Travel Route – We Don’t Mind if You Pinch Ours!

After months of planning, talking to countless travellers, researching our hearts out and finally spending six months on the road, we’re pleased to be able to share our very own South American travel route. We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to! If you’re headed to South America (specifically Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, […]

Backpacking South America: The Best Hostels – Tried and Tested!

Backpacking in South America was one of our all-time travel highlights. We travelled light, said ‘yes’ to as many adventures as possible, made friends to last a lifetime and saw things that we’d only ever dreamed of.  We did all of this whilst travelling on a budget, often sleeping in rooms filled with bunkbeds. Would […]

Ditch the Cage – Shark Diving with One Ocean Diving, Oahu Hawaii

Imagine yourself, legs hovering tentatively over the surface of the water, knowing exactly what will greet you beneath the surface.  A wave of excitement washing over you as your last remaining nerves begin to slowly melt away.  The chill of the deep ocean splashing up against your flippered foot as you drift in slowly towards […]

Six Months on the Road: Colombia and USA – San Francisco & Hawai’i

After countless night buses, flights, dorm beds, hikes, new friends and once-in-a-lifetime experiences our six month adventure throughout South America is over!  As I sit here, back in New Zealand, it’s hard to believe how many miles we’ve put behind us and just how much we’ve seen. How lucky are we? … but now we’re […]

Ecuador Island Guide – The Best Galápagos Islands to Visit!

Recently, we returned from the most incredible trip through the Galápagos Islands.  Before our cruise though, we considered many different itineraries whilst on the hunt to find the ‘best’ Galápagos Islands to visit.  Which islands were must-sees?  Was a cruise really the best way to get around?  Hand-on-heart, we believe a cruise is absolutely the […]