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  • How To See Arizona’s Best Highlights In 1 Day

    How To See Arizona’s Best Highlights In 1 Day

    Jun 25, 2016 Southwest, USA

    If you only have one day on vacation in Arizona, then make it a good one. See how you can fit all this in one memorable day: a sunrise scene flight over the Grand Canyon, Upper Antelope Canyon guided tour and rafting trip down the Colorado River through H…

  • Bravofly Review: Finding Discount Flights

    Bravofly Review: Finding Discount Flights

    Mar 14, 2016 Product Reviews

    Bravofly features a hidden tool I’ve discovered to find the cheapest possible flight routes and dates. The information has already saved us hundreds of dollars. Find out how to use it to save big bucks on your next vacation.

  • Luggage Free Review: Too Good To Be True?

    Luggage Free Review: Too Good To Be True?

    Feb 16, 2016 Product Reviews

    Transporting luggage can be one of the least enjoyable aspects of travel. So when I heard about Luggage Free’s door-to-door luggage delivery concept I was fascinated. How does it work? How much is it? Is it right for me? So many questions! So I tried it o…

  • How To Get To Victoria From Vancouver: Seaplane vs Ferry

    How To Get To Victoria From Vancouver: Seaplane vs Ferry

    Oct 11, 2015 Western Canada

    There are several ways to reach Victoria from Vancouver, Canada. For many of us the cheapest option is the first choice. But we tried both the luxury and budget options. Which would you choose?

  • Getting Started With Miles: How To Fly For Free

    Getting Started With Miles: How To Fly For Free

    Aug 6, 2015 Travel Tips

    The idea of flying for free fascinated me, so I tried out Canada’s most popular air mile loyalty program, Aeroplan, and have put together some essential tips if you’re getting started collecting miles.

  • Melbourne’s Helicopter Tour: 1 Step To Feel Like a Celebrity

    Melbourne’s Helicopter Tour: 1 Step To Feel Like a Celebrity

    May 8, 2015 Victoria

    Have you ever experienced the thrill of a private helicopter flight? Follow our experience to find out everything you need to know before stepping foot on the tarmac. Or just enjoy our incredibly beautiful photos that you won’t find from any other vantage…

  • 9 Travel Hacks For Flying Budget Airlines

    9 Travel Hacks For Flying Budget Airlines

    Mar 20, 2015 Travel Tips

    So you are planning a trip and you want to know whether you should be loyal to that airline whose frequent flyer miles never seem to get you very far, or to try a budget airline. Here’s 9 vital tips to help you get the most of your next flight on a budget…

  • Cinnamon Air Scenic Flight: A Bird’s Eye View Of Sri Lanka

    Cinnamon Air Scenic Flight: A Bird’s Eye View Of Sri Lanka

    Jan 7, 2015 Sri Lanka

    I fly a lot, but never for fun. So this idea of a scenic flight didn’t really compute at first. But once I saw this amphibious plane I knew I was in for a thrilling scenic flight.

  • Stuck At The Airport With Kids: Layover Solutions

    Stuck At The Airport With Kids: Layover Solutions

    Aug 26, 2014 Travel Tips

    We’ve had our share of layovers and I like to think we’ve become good at them. Gone are the days where we sit for 6 hours in an airport seat staring at the gate, waiting for the airline staff to announce boarding. Here's our 5 tips on being stuck in the a…

  • 3 Cities In One Day: Budapest, Bratislava And London

    3 Cities In One Day: Budapest, Bratislava And London

    Jul 21, 2014 Hungary

    Follow Erin as she travelled solo from Budapest, Hungary to London, UK via Bratislava in Slovakia in 1 day. And finally the confrontation in Luton Airport that resulted in a sad face. It was a strange adventure, and even weirder ending.

  • The Royal Treatment at Hilton Eilat, Queen of Sheba

    The Royal Treatment at Hilton Eilat, Queen of Sheba

    Jul 24, 2013 Israel

    After a rough few days the royal treatment was just what we needed and where else could we expect that then in Eilat, on the Red Sea, at the Hilton. You won't believe the temperature though...

  • Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Israeli Initiation: What To Eat, Do & Wear

    Jul 16, 2013 Israel

    Our introduction to Israel. Where we stayed, what we drove, what we ate & a few minor details, like bacon, sleeveless tops and shop-free-zone Saturday.

  • Jordan

    Jordan

    Jul 9, 2013 Destinations

    Cheap, wonderful Jordan. Neighbouring country to Israel and home of one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Petra.

  • Palestinian Territories

    Palestinian Territories

    Jul 3, 2013 Destinations

    Separating "Palestine" as a separate country on our blog won't be everyone's cup of tea, but we needed some sort of objective benchmark and used Wikipedia's "list of sovereign states" as a guide.

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 10 - 14

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 10 - 14

    Jun 30, 2013 Northwest, USA

    The final story of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us from day 10 to 14 with caving in Lava Beds National Monument, fun in Lake Tahoe with new friends and the most amazing natural fun you can have at Yosemit…

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Jun 29, 2013 Northwest, USA

    Part two of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us from day 6 to 9 with a day in Seattle, getting the tyres fixed in some little US town, outdoor cinemas in Roseburg, off the grid camping at the Lava Beds Nationa…

  • Israel

    Israel

    Apr 23, 2013 Destinations

    The land of my husband's ancestors and his parent's homeland. We are on a mission to see everything and to do nothing at the same time. Can it be done?

  • Lost World Of Tambun: More Than a Theme Park

    Lost World Of Tambun: More Than a Theme Park

    Nov 4, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia

    Our verdict? Loved it! Perfect age for our kids. There was just the right amount of amusement rides and a great petting zoo. But all of that pales to the water play area for my children and they are still asking if we are going back today. Mia even aske…

  • Lost in the Lost World of Tambun

    Lost in the Lost World of Tambun

    Nov 1, 2012 Ipoh, Malaysia

    Read about our stay at the Lost World Hotel, our tour of the theme park and the best massage of my life. You probably won't want to miss the story of my son removing his clothes and bolting for the 50 foot lake before we could blink also.

  • 3 days in Penang With My Best Friend

    3 days in Penang With My Best Friend

    Sep 25, 2012 Penang, Malaysia

    You know when you just know someone. You met them and already you are talking 100 miles an hour, laughing and there’s that connection that while you may have just met, it had to have been destiny, ordained, planned, because that person completes you. I’m …

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