Feb 22, 2015 Northwest, USA
The Pacific Northwest of the USA offers some of the most beautiful landscapes anywhere in the world. So naturally the best way to see it up close is on a well-planned road trip. Follow our route from San Francisco to Seattle and back.
Feb 20, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Is it possible to soothe a savage beast (or 4-year-old, same thing) with a luxurious massage? We put this question to the test at one of Nusa Dua’s top spas. Our experience may surprise you.
Feb 20, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
What did we fit into 3 days of all-inclusive fun and food in the heart of Nusa Dua, Bali? Hint: it has nothing to do with the sneaky clock at the pool bar - you have to see this photo!
Feb 11, 2015 Austria
Salzburg was easily my favourite city in Austria, and from the moment we arrived I fell madly, deeply in love with it. Filled with effortless old world charm and subtle classical qualities, this city is also home to one of the world’s most beloved movies,…
Feb 8, 2015 United Kingdom
Find out where we stayed in Machynlleth, as well as 5 fun places to take your kids on your next holiday to Mid Wales. I’m sure you’ll love it as much as we did.
Feb 4, 2015 United Kingdom
It’s difficult to find birthday treats for people like us who travel permanently. But I knew my energetic 6-year-old would love nothing more than celebrating their birthday at a theme park like Drayton Manor. And I also received a “suite” surprise when we…
Jan 30, 2015 United Kingdom
Living in the big city had worn us down. While we love London we were eager to get away. So eager in fact, we made the 6-hour drive to west Wales in one trip. Now we were in the heart of Pembrokeshire, and ready for our luxury cottage… I mean “barn”.
Don’t Read This Post About Wolfscastle Country Hotel In Wales (Unless You Want To Ruin Your Keyboard)
Jan 29, 2015 United Kingdom
Little did I know but we were about to visit one of the best restaurants we’ve dined at in the last 3 years. We’ve eaten at close to 1000 restaurants across 50+ countries in recent years and this one ranks in my favourite 5. So when I heap praise on this …
Jan 24, 2015 United Kingdom
With only 2 nights and 1 day up our sleeves, find out our favourite winter-friendly attractions in the centre of Liverpool, UK.
Jan 17, 2015 United Kingdom
We picked up the London Pass and found that it included a walk on the new glass-floored overpass of Tower Bridge. And since we were in the neighbourhood we figured we should couple it with a visit to the Tower of London. Also find out more about the apart…
Jan 10, 2015 Sri Lanka
I don’t very often talk about the business side of things on my blog, but I guess it’s pertinent that I shared with you the fact that I recently visited Sri Lanka as part of the world’s 50 top travel bloggers invited to the very first travel blogging conf…
Dec 26, 2014 Finland
We’ve celebrated Christmas in Australia, the South Pacific, New York and Bethlehem. What could possibly top any of those? Well I heard about one place. A very, very magical place. And like a dog gnawing on a juicy bone, I became fixated on a dreamy Christ…
Dec 22, 2014 Finland
It’s not everyday you visit the capital of Finland. So when we had only 24 (and a bit) hours up our sleeves, we crammed in all the best sights of Helsinki in just 1 day. Plus one fabulous restaurant serving modern Finnish dishes you just have to try.
Nov 26, 2014 Greece
There is one lady in Crete determined to bring back the Cretan diet. And she is doing it from the very house she was born in. From the very oven her mother cooked in. And inspired by the very same love she remembers growing up with.
Nov 23, 2014 United Kingdom
We almost discovered the magnificent display of poppies at The Tower of London by accident, but we were glad we did. 888,246 handmade ceramic flowers symbolised British individuals who had fallen in World War I. My 5-year-old daughter gazed over the sea o…
Oct 29, 2014 Croatia
During a recent weekend trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia we fell in love. We were already starting to fall for the beautiful country of Croatia over the last few weeks, and Dubrovnik sealed the deal.
Oct 16, 2014 Croatia
During our stay in Split we frequently glimpsed this iridescent island on the distant horizon and heard it’s beckon. Find out what happened during our 3-night stay and where we discovered Croatia’s best beach.
Oct 14, 2014 Switzerland
Switzerland! Where every vista is postcard perfection. And Davos was no different. For us Davos was the marriage of adventure and beauty. Top that off with the region’s friendly yet gentle temperament, divine weather in summer or winter, and it’s a real w…
Jul 27, 2014 Travel Tips
So you read our post on finding free accommodation, you applied for a house sit and you got approved. Yay! But now what? Here is a handy guide for what’s going to (or should) happen next.
Jul 26, 2014 Travel Tips
What do you mean you can have free accommodation on a holiday? Not just a holiday, but all year round! What is house sitting? Where can you find them? Is there a down side? All your questions answered.