Apr 30, 2014 Malta
Situated just a short stroll from Valletta, Grand Hotel Excelsior was our delightful home base during our recent visit to Malta. On top of the gorgeous views, the buffet breakfast was my highlight. But Caius received an unexpected surprise.
Apr 19, 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
One of the hallmarks of our travels is eating where the locals eat. I find that it can be one of the easiest and quickest ways to connect with the local culture and get a deeper understanding of it. So when we were in Kuala Lumpur we knew we had to try so…
Mar 19, 2014 Western Australia
When you only have a few days to discover Perth, where should you go? We know this city off the back of our hand so here’s a travel expert’s tips on the best way to spend a weekend around Perth when time is of the essence. From food to attractions, we’ve …
Mar 12, 2014 Western Australia
We have been visiting the Margaret River wine region for decades now and it’s the perfect place to spend a few nights or even a couple weeks. This guide includes a quick overview of the area as well as tips on the best places to eat and where you can find…
Mar 6, 2014 Western Australia
There are some great places to visit in Perth when your wallet is open. It’s no secret the city is pretty pricey. But can you get by with no money at all?
Jan 27, 2014 Western Australia
I was born and raised in Australia. And while we have a large influence from Britain and the US on our food, we have managed to come up with some culinary icons that are truly ours. When you head to Australia, like any other country, make sure you try out…
Jan 2, 2014 Italy
Still recovering from the insanely scenic sunrise in Matera, we headed back on the road in pursuit of our next Italian scalp – the famed trulli houses in Alberobello. Afterwards we moved onto Termoli and finally Perugia, home of the famed Renaissance pain…
Dec 21, 2013 Czech Republic
The Bone Chapel is estimated to contain between 40,000 and 70,000 human skeletons intricately arranged to form spectacular decorations. The place was eerily quiet as silence is imposed on all visitors. You could hear a pin drop. I could hear my heart beat…
Dec 20, 2013 United Arab Emirates
Our third & final day at Dubai Mall. This time for some old school fun. It seemed like a lifetime ago I was playing Alex The Kid and Sonic The Hedgehog on my Sega Master System, and when we heard about Sega Republic in Dubai I had a teen-era flashback. A …
Dec 15, 2013 United Arab Emirates
One afternoon we stumbled into our family hotel at Movenpick weary and tired from a day full of adventure. At first my eyes were deceiving me as I gazed upon the oasis of multiple levels of flowing milk chocolate. Then I spotted the sticks with strawberri…
Dec 14, 2013 United Arab Emirates
Based on our experience at the original Atlantis resort in the Bahamas we asked if there was a way to top that. And Dubai did it. Situated in Atlantis, The Palm, the Aquaventure Waterpark is the number 1 water park in the Middle East and Europe, located o…
Dec 13, 2013 Czech Republic
We have heard tons about Christmas in Prague and while we had already made plans for our 2013 Christmas we wanted to still have a family travel “Christmas” in the Czech Republic while we were there. Check out the Christmassy side of Prague.
Dec 12, 2013 United Kingdom
We heard about the Eating London Food Tour she organised in the East End and I wondered if it could really be possible. When I thought of British food, I thought of bland flavours, plain dishes and an overall lack of excitement. I never thought of doing a…
Nov 27, 2013 Ireland
Imagine being transported back in time 600 years to a small village in Ireland. A land of kings and knights, heroes and legends. This is all possible now, without a time machine, at Bunratty Castle.
Nov 20, 2013 Ireland
The icy wind is wildly rushing past me, as I tiptoe closer to the edge. Far below waves crash like orchestral cymbals against the jagged cliffs with a deep, reverberating pounding that could almost be felt under my feet. It’s acutely cold and I shiver as …
Nov 18, 2013 United Kingdom
Visiting London after 6 years. Here you can find train prices from Gatwick, where to get your SIM card real cheap and where to stay if you are looking for a luxury family hotel, in the heart of Mayfair.
Nov 7, 2013 Ireland
What is Colcannon? How about Black Pudding and did you know Limerick had the finest Italian restaurant where kid's cook free pizza? Come and enjoy our range of delightful Irish eats!
Nov 1, 2013 Italy
Well, that’s what it felt like by the end of it. In reality we only had about 3 days between all 3 cities so we didn’t fit in everything we wanted to see, but here’s a quick rundown of what we squished into a fun-packed family trip.
Oct 31, 2013 Ireland
It’s a strange feeling the lack of bodies in your bed after so long. But it’s a luxurious feeling. The final day or my time in Ireland without the family. This one includes becoming pants-less after a Segway tour...
Oct 18, 2013 Italy
Amalfi lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto, surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. The Amalfi Coast is very popular, but what about it's namesake? Could it be as breath-taking?