Jul 4, 2014 Destinations
In the South-East of Europe sits Bulgaria. Often overlooked and rarely read about. We decided to change that and are attempting 6 weeks of family travel in the 14th largest country in Europe.
Jul 2, 2014 Greece
There was so much to do in Milos, Greece: beaches, catacombs, museums, swings, food and more. One particular beach was unlike anything we had seen before. In fact, we would consider it one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. Find out which one.
Jul 2, 2014 Greece
Come with us as we explore Sifnos, the beautiful Cycladic island. From picturesque beaches to sky-high panoramas, this island has it all. But more than that, find out how it changed us in an unexpected way.
Jun 25, 2014 Bulgaria
Sunny Beach is a resort town located on the Black Sea in Bulgaria. It’s filled with hotels, restaurants and entertainment. English is widely spoken and nearly every restaurant offers a Sunday Roast. So how much did our month in Sunny Beach cost?
Jun 23, 2014 Greece
Ios, Greece has a long-standing reputation for frivolity, parties and alcohol. But that isn’t the complete story and there is much more to this island than meets the eye. Find out more.
Jun 21, 2014 Greece
Athens, capital city of Greece, is the birthplace of some of the world’s greatest eras of art, learning and philosophy. If you’re thinking about visiting Athens, find out how we got there, accommodation tips, how we got around, what we ate and more.
Jun 17, 2014 Greece
Kythnos is a relaxing Greek island with around 100km of coastline, and more than 70 beaches, many inaccessible by road. It is not slathered with tourists like Santorini. It's a completely different experience. And, like me, you may lose a piece of your he…
May 17, 2014 Bulgaria
After a month of rapid nomadic travel we needed a break. We booked a 2-bedroom apartment in the hugely popular town of Sunny Beach, Bulgaria along the Black Sea coast. It sounded like a dream break. Unfortunately it quickly turned into a disaster.
May 14, 2014 Bulgaria
Three. That’s how many options were available for making our way from Sofia to Sunny Beach, Bulgaria. Bus, train or plane. We chose the bus and it turned out to be the most convenient way and also the cheapest too.
May 5, 2014 Malta
You read all about the fun we had on Gozo with Malta Sightseeing so there was no doubt to us that we would need to do a similar tour of the main island of Malta.
May 3, 2014 Malta
When exploring a new city, one of our favourite ways is with a hop-on-hop-off bus. It helps to acquire an overview (quite literally from the top of a double-decker bus) of the region, as well as valuable insight into the history and culture with live or r…
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…
Jan 19, 2014 Italy
Follow our 18 day journey across 3 countries: Italy, France and Spain (4 including Monaco). If you’ve ever thought about taking a road trip around southern Europe, here’s the ultimate guide to get you started. Includes toll prices, fuel and milage.
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…
Nov 5, 2013 United Kingdom
The low, menacing clouds drifted overhead as we arrived at the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland, Giant’s Causeway. The visitors centre was unlike any other tourist attraction we’d seen in Ireland. Uber modern and sleek, it didn’t quite …
Nov 3, 2013 United Kingdom
Wet, slightly slippery wooden planks, swaying in the wind over shark infested waters. How could I deny the adventure out into the biting cold rain in order to go where no Bender had gone before?
Nov 1, 2013 Spain
15 days had passed since we disembarked our cruise ship in Civitavecchia but it felt like months. We had seen so much in such a short period of time on our Southern Europe road trip. But now it was coming to an end and Barcelona was a fitting finale.
Oct 31, 2013 Ireland
Despite not having any kids or husband to wake me up in the morning I still had a reasonably early morning – bummer! I was able to get dressed so quickly without two little ones to dress and a husband to hurry. That was relatively novel, but I missed thei…
Oct 30, 2013 Ireland
Tea & Scones, walking tour in Westport, cycling the coast, a warm place for home & eating overload! My first day without the family visiting the Wild Atlantic Way West, do you think I survived?
Oct 26, 2013 Italy
When you have a flight leaving Turkey and heading to Italy, it could be considered exciting. But I wasn’t flying to Italy. I was flying into my parent’s arms. Take joy in my happy reunion and check out our stay in Civitavecchia, Italy.