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Lefkada Day Trip: Exploring the Greek Ionian Islands

When I said I was going to go to Lefkada in the summer, one thing everyone said to me was: “Go and see as many beaches as you can”. So, there we were. Two tourists eager to find a Lefkada day trip so we could explore the sandy beaches with an endless emerald sea everyone talked about so passionately about. …

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Stopover in Riga? Here are Some Cool Things to Do

If you are planning a stopover in Riga, I guarantee you will be charmed by the lovely and historic Latvian capital. It’s hard not to fall in love with this city.  We ended up having to do a stopover in Riga on our flight from the UK to the Republic of Georgia, so we decided to extend the stopover and …

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A Very Quick Guide to Edinburgh

quick guide to edinburgh

Planning a trip to the Scottish capital? Here’s a very quick guide to Edinburgh to get you started. The city of Edinburgh has the wonderfully rich atmosphere of an old bookshop. Its cobblestone alleyways give the impression of narrow aisles, and there is an overwhelming feeling that the buildings are made of volumes and volumes of stories stacked on top …

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Working Holiday in Australia

Who wouldn’t want to spend a year working and traveling in Australia? The wide open Outback stretching beyond the horizon. The exciting concerts, shows and nightlife of trendy cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. Strange and bizarre animals and birds that you have never seen before. Tiny coastal surfer hideaways where time stands still. The stunning array of colorful sea …

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Expert Travel Bloggers Share The Best Tasmania Destinations

Tasmania is a strange and marvelous little place – an remote island off the coast of Australia with it’s own unique landscape and character. There are many great places to go in Tasmania that will blow you away. The capital city of Hobart is delightful, with plenty of cute shops, quirky cafes, excellent restaurants and a fantastic festival and art …

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One Fantastic Day in Niagara Falls: A Simple 24 Hour Guide

All the information you need for a fun-filled 24 hours in Niagara Falls. Having recently moved to Canada, I have been eager to explore as many new places as possible — one of these being Niagara Falls. Located just 2 hours from downtown Toronto, it makes the perfect place for a quick 24-hour visit. Similarly, if you are located on …

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I Had a Wonderful Time in Vietnam… for $13 Per Day

It’s hard to spend much money in Vietnam – by ‘normal’ standards at least. But when you’re backpacking, it’s amazing how quickly $1.30 suddenly becomes too expensive for a big meal and you find yourself nearly passing out with heat and hunger as you traipse around in search of something $0.40 cheaper. I’ve been travelling around Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam …

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16 Delightful Free Things To Do in Edinburgh

Free Things to Do in Edinburgh

I fell in love with Edinburgh the first time I visited – which is why I will soon be returning back again for my 4th time. Wandering down the narrow cobblestone alleys of the city feels like squeezing through the aisles of an old bookshop and the stately Georgian and medieval buildings tell countless stories of Scottish history. When you …

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10 Things to Know Before You Go to Cancun

Heading to this Yucatan Peninsula hotspot? Here are a few essential things you should know before you go to Cancun. 1. Yes, Cancun has Culture Cancun is known as the Vegas of Mexico – a non-stop high energy destination that is all about nightlife, beaches and all-inclusive resorts. However, that’s not all that Cancun has to offer. There is also …

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The Broke Backpacker’s Guide to Krakow, Poland

How often have you visited somewhere and said to yourself “I could live here”? Maybe you got as far as telling your friends and family about your dream to move there and even looked into the logistics and costs of doing so. But how many people do you know have actually made the move? This is exactly what I did …

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18 Fun and Quirky Things to Do in Tokyo

Westerners often find Japanese culture a little strange – in a good way. It’s different and intriguing, which is what makes it so much fun to explore. When you visit Tokyo, dive straight into the weirdness and embrace it and you’ll have an exciting and memorable trip. You’ll never struggle to find something to do, whether strange or relatively ordinary. Tokyo …

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22 Amazing Attractions Not to Miss in New Zealand

attractions not to miss in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of my favourite countries in the world (not just because it’s where I fell in love with Lee). The Land of the Long White Cloud is just so much fun to explore. The range of different landscapes packed into this small island (from bubbling geothermal pools to rolling green vineyards to ancient rainforests to glaciers) is …

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13 Things to Know Before You Go to Bukit Lawang, Indonesia

Go to Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is a small village in Northern Sumatra, a popular destination for travellers who want to immerse themselves in the wild green jungle. The separation between jungle and village is blurry here – monkeys run across the roofs of the houses and you can hear the cicadas droning on at night. This is a peaceful and laid back place, …

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The Best Way to Visit Fraser Island, Australia

Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. The locals know it as “K’Gari”, meaning paradise, and once you’re there you’ll totally see why! With the most strikingly azure lakes, and lushest green rainforests, which actually emerge from sand, it is seriously picturesque. It’s one of the most scenic islands I’ve ever been to, and to me, it’s …

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7 Things to Know Before You Travel to Canada

Planning a trip to the Land of Snow and Maple Syrup? Here are a few things you should know before you travel to Canada. The Distances Are Enormous Don’t assume that you are going to be able to cover most of Canada during a short visit. It’s a huge country and getting from one city to the next involves travelling …

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling the East Coast of Australia

Chilled out surf towns. Gorgeous beaches. Coral reefs teeming with sea life. Lush wilderness. Great nightlife. Traveling the East Coast of Australia is the ultimate backpacking adventure. When you travel down the East Coast you will be able to hit some of Australia’s best destinations, including Cairns, Byron Bay, the Whitsundays, Magnetic Island and much more. Each town and city …

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7 Spectacular Spots in Ireland Travel Bloggers Recommend

If you are traveling to Ireland and you have the time, I highly recommend you go beyond the capital city and see what else the country has to offer. There are so many other beautiful places to go in Ireland besides Dublin. I’ve got nothing against Dublin, it’s a very cool city with lots of culture, a great nightlife and …

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