Is Bogota Safe? Falling Victim to the Bird Poo Scam

In a country like Colombia, safety is a common consideration for travellers.  Certain parts of the country have a reputation for being a little rough and ready; Bogota being the area of most concern.  When it all comes down to it though, is Bogota safe? We enjoyed our time in Bogota, though I must admit, […]

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 […]

North Island New Zealand Highlights: Haere Mai (Welcome) to Your Kiwi Adventure

Though the South Island often takes centre stage in Aotearoa, there is no doubt that our North Island New Zealand highlights are world class. Home to our best, most authentic cultural experiences, sub-tropical beaches, temperate weather, incredible hiking and awe inspiring geothermal activity, these are North Island New Zealand highlights that just can’t be missed. […]

10 Unusual Things to Do in Amsterdam: Live Like a Local

Living in one of the most unique cities in Europe, we asked Sam, a local to Amsterdam to share her favourite inside tips.  The following are her recommendations for the best unusual things to do in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is an extremely popular tourist destination in the Netherlands that attracts millions of tourists a year. The […]

Exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels of Vietnam

The Cu Chi Tunnels are an incredible network of connecting tunnels, in the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This popular destination is actually part of a much larger network of tunnels under Vietnam, of which the country has never discovered the full length of. Several military campaigns took place in […]

The Best Hiking in Europe: 6 Trails You Can’t Miss

With such incredible landscapes in Europe, there is incredible hiking to be had.  This guide shares the best hiking in Europe so you can plan your next big waking vacation.  The Old Continent is one of the most historically saturated and topographically diverse terrains in the world. There is just so much to do and […]

The Best Hikes in Switzerland – Trails to Suit All Fitness Levels

Widely recognised as one of the top global destinations for hiking, Switzerland is home to some of the best trails in not only Europe but the world!  Whether you’re a novice hiker, looking to build your fitness, or an experienced hiker just looking to take it easy, these are the following is a list of […]

Plan the Ultimate US West Coast Road Trip: Itinerary, Packing List, Budget & More

Planning a west coast road trip itinerary in the USA can feel like a daunting task. With so many epic locations and things to see you could spend a lifetime exploring all that the western half of the United States has to offer! In order to truly experience the beauty and diversity of the west […]

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 […]

12 Christchurch Activities You Can’t Miss – As Shared by a Local

With so many amazing Christchurch activities on offer, we’ve roped in Jennifer of Backyard Travel Family to help with this amazing guide.  She is a real expert in all things Canterbury so you know you can trust her tried and tested recommendations. Christchurch, the gateway to the South Island, celebrates its English heritage like nowhere […]

A Complete Guide to the Best Tourist Places in Jaipur

The following guide to the best tourist places in Jaipur is brought to you by Charlotte of Our Taste For Life.  Together, Charlotte and Natalie have travelled extensively around Rajasthan, making them experts in this incredible capital city.  If you’re heading to Jaipur, this guide to the best tourist spots is for you! Jaipur is […]

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 […]

14 of the Best Day Trips from Minneapolis

The following is a guest post by Via Travelers, a modern travel blog focused on helping you learn the best travel tips, hacks and itineraries to travel the world.  As a local expert, Kyle’s pleased to bring you his take on the best day trips from Minneapolis. Minneapolis is a well-known city, the largest in […]

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, […]

One Day in Hanoi: City Tour Itinerary

The capital of Vietnam is an incredible place, so busy and yet alive with culture and history. If you’re short on time and only have one day in Hanoi you want to make sure you make the most of it. We’ve put together a full day itinerary covering the highlights of Hanoi – everything from […]

7 Beautiful Experiences In Sweden

Known for varied geography including islands, lakes, mountains, and forests, Sweden can rightly be called one of the prettiest nations in Scandinavia, if not all of Europe. It often gets lumped in with the other Scandinavian countries it certainly stands on its own two feet as a worthwhile holiday destination.  Once you take a closer […]