Category Archives: Europe

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 […]

Food Tours – The Key to Every New City

Having recently eaten our way through Catalonia’s capital with Devour Barcelona we talked with some friends who had never considered joining a food tour.  It was at that stage that we realised just how accustomed we’ve become to scoping out a new city (and it’s local culinary delights) by exploring its food!  If you’ve never been […]

Access the Giant’s Causeway for up to 90% Off! Northern Ireland on a Shoestring

The Giant’s Causeway is a massive collection of interlocking basalt columns and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland for good reason.  Located on the North Atlantic Ocean, these intriguing formations are a result of an ancient volcanic eruption and though access to them is free, parking is anything but!  Before you go […]

How to Save Serious Money at the Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher, on Ireland’s west coast consistently rank amongst the most visited spots sites in the country, seeing approximately one million visitors each year.  Though you can pay the €6 entrance fee for each adult in your party and join the masses spending more than they need to, we know a way to save you […]

La Ville Lumière: An Essential Travel Guide to Paris

One of the first cities in the world to get electricity, Paris was quickly dubbed the City of Lights (La Ville Lumière) and has since become synonymous with romance, with people travelling the world over to spend time in the City of Love. Paris can be somewhat polarising too though.  Before our visit, I must admit, […]

Bouncing Around Barcelona – The bike tour with a difference

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia and the second most populous municipality in Spain, has many claims to fame – a world-renowned football team, impressive tourism figures and weather to make most jealous – but there’s something special about this incredible city that most people aren’t aware of. It plays host to one of the best […]

Checking Out Scotland’s Highlights with Highland Explorer Tours

With its rolling green hills, towering Highlands, fantastic people and intriguing history, Scotland is both as gorgeous as it is accessible. Before visiting, we’d heard great things about Edinburg so we knew it was where we wanted to base ourselves.  With that said, nobody comes to Scotland with dreams of its cities – lochs, crags […]

Annecy – The Reason We’ve Fallen in Love with South-Eastern France!

Located in South-Eastern France, Annecy seeks to be a marvellous secret that people-in-the-know carefully guard for themselves. Less than an hour from Geneva, Switzerland, Annecy makes a fantastic day trip or weekend away.  Built around an ice-blue coloured lake, lined by the towering French Alps, there are few places we’ve visited as breathtakingly beautiful as […]

The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – 10 incredible photos to inspire your visit

On April 26th, 1986, the world came to know about a small town in Ukraine. Chernobyl. Chernobyl is no longer known as a town but as the location of the largest nuclear power plant accident in history.  Late night testing-gone-wrong decimated the area, causing significant long-term health effects for residents and costing billions to ‘remedy’. Visiting the […]

Disneyland Paris & Walt Disney Studios Park – A Must See in France?

The one brand in the world that really needs no introduction. Disney. The happiest place on earth.  Where dreams come true.  Where fantasies come to life and where big kids become small again. As a child it was always a family dream to one day visit Disneyland and when it did eventually happen, I remember […]

Parisians: Is What They Say About Them True?

Parisians have quite the reputation around the world and sure enough, when we booked our flight to France, the warnings started coming in… Don’t let them think you’re from the UK – be sure to tell them you’re Kiwis. Start with as much French as you can – they won’t like if it you speak […]

Alternative Athens: The Tastiest Way to Get to Know Greece’s Capital!

Jade and her husband, Mark have decided that there’s practically no better way than to get comfortable with a city than to do so on a food tour – we couldn’t agree more!  Read on for their review of Alternative Athens and to gain a little insider’s Greek foodie knowledge about this incredible city. Walking to meet our […]

48 Hours in Oslo: An Insider’s Guide to the City’s Quirkiest Spots

It was a rainy and cold day in London when the plane took off – Oslo bound. I belong to a small group of travel enthusiasts who think “if I’m already cold, why not brave colder.” This little mantra rarely disappoints. Armed with a wooly hat, pink gloves and a return Ryanair ticket (which cost […]

Captain Morgan’s Defender Gozo Jeep Safari Tour – A Flop in Malta

Finding and booking with the right tour company for your next destination can be a hard, even for an experienced traveler. Why? Because the company you book with has absolute power to inspire or discourage your impression of a destination or activity during your time with them. I thought I had found a great tour […]

These Kiwis are Off Exploring – Nathan and Sarah’s Next Six Months of Adventures

Incase you missed the memo, we’re moving on from Abu Dhabi in June. The last almost-two years have been amazing, eye-opening and of course, at times, challenging.  We wouldn’t change it for the world though.  We’ve loved emersing ourselves in a new culture, connecting with like-minded people, having the opportunity to travel more and jumping […]

How to See Iceland’s Golden Circle Without the Crowds

The Golden Circle is Iceland’s most popular day trip and for good reason – it’s close to Reykjavik, is suitable for those looking to drive themselves and offers an excellent variety of unique scenery. We elected to leave our rental car parked up for the day and joined Moonwalker. Why? Because even though you can […]