Feb 24, 2016 Midwest, USA
We explored Sioux Falls for 3 days and found a bunch of fascinating attractions including America’s largest pile of gold bars on public display, butterflies, dragons, indoor camping, and a winery made of straw bales. But there was one experience that stoo…
Feb 20, 2016 Midwest, USA
Perhaps you thought of stopping in Rapid City, South Dakota for a night on your family road trip, allowing a quick visit to Mount Rushmore, as did we. But after we decided to hang around for 4 nights, we discovered there was so much more to do around Rapi…
Feb 17, 2016 Midwest, USA
With 2 hotels near Mall of America to choose from, we had a tough decision: the waterpark or the mall. Since we couldn’t make up our minds, we tried both so you can find out which hotel will suit your next vacation to Mall of America.
Jan 20, 2016 Midwest, USA
We were on our #motherofallroadtrips across the United States and heading towards New York, but knew we just had to stop in Chicago again. In addition to our 4 family members, my 20-something sister was joining us but would would a hotel room fit all 5 of…
Jan 19, 2016 Northeast, USA
If you’ve been to New York City before, you’ll know that sensibly priced mid-town accommodation can be a challenge to find during peak seasons – especially in a convenient location. So here’s where we stayed plus 7 things to look for in a hotel in Chelsea…
Jan 7, 2016 Anguilla
Powdery smooth white sand. Crystal turquoise waters. Swaying palm trees. How could there be anything wrong with this island? What could possibly inspire me to write a post about bad things in nirvana? You will see.
Nov 26, 2015 Eastern Canada
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth is a beautiful, historic hotel in the centre of Montreal, Canada which has housed royalty, rock stars and everyone in between.
Oct 29, 2015 Highlights
We’ve stayed at a huge range of accomodation over the last 365 days, including hotels, villas, resorts, hostels, houseboats, cruise ships, and even tents. If you’re looking for a quick reference for accomodation, we’ve included links to our reviews as wel…
Oct 21, 2015 Midwest, USA
Fort Wayne turned out to be much bigger, friendly and yummier than we could have expected. Check out our recommendations on where to eat and what to do.
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Oct 7, 2015 Guest Blogs
Everyone has a different checklist of what they want when staying at a hotel. Some want the fastest Wi-Fi connection, others a big buffet selection for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and me? I just want views I can look at for hours. Here are seven rooms…
Sep 3, 2015 Eastern Canada
For the most part, my life has been a fairytale. I’ve worn princess dresses at balls and weddings, and found Prince Charming. But I was missing the ever-elusive castle… until now! Find out what it was like staying in Ottawa’s very own fairytale castle.
Aug 27, 2015 Eastern Canada
What should you do in Canada’s capital if you only have 3 days? See what we got up to, where we stayed and what we ate... and why we loved Ottawa so much.
Aug 19, 2015 Eastern Canada
Quebec City is a European dream, but conveniently closer for Canadians and Americans. Find out where we stayed and what we did in Quebec City as well as a day out in the countryside.
Aug 10, 2015 Northeast, USA
It’s not very often you can find space in Manhattan. With a density of 27,000 people per square kilometre, breathing room comes at a premium. So I was pleasantly surprised when I found a family-friendly hotel room that was 60% larger than the average in M…
Aug 7, 2015 Northeast, USA
I travelled to New York to receive a photography award at one of the largest blogging events in the USA. I matched the event by staying at a winning hotel in a perfectly central location. Find out my experience and accommodation tips for your next trip to…
Jun 10, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
We’ve stayed in 3 villas in Bali so far this year. Find out how we look for a relaxing villa in Bali and what features you need for your next holiday in Bali.
May 29, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Kuta feels like familiar territory to us. I realise it’s not everyone’s cup of tea, and over the years the district has gained a reputation as a crowded tourist hotspot for Australians. But this trip was different. Kuta got its groove back thanks to the S…
May 27, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Bali is our backyard. When we lived in Perth, Australia we would visit Bali several times each year, so we know what we’re talking about. Read our first-hand recommendations on where to stay in Bali.
May 25, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran left me speechless. It’s not every day you visit a hotel that is decorated more tastefully than a millionaire’s Beverly Hills home. And not just any home, but the home of an avid art aficionado. Colours, shapes, and textures that…
May 23, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Jimbaran in Bali is known for fresh seafood, beautiful sunsets and luxurious resorts. Take a stroll with me around one of the most gorgeous resorts in the area, Le Meridien Bali Jimbaran. Be warned though. If you haven’t already booked a flight to Bali, t…