Accommodation - Budget
Jul 31, 2016 South, USA
With 7 days up our sleeves, we packed a whole lotta family fun into the city that epitomises where “everything is bigger in Texas”. From rocket ships to rodeos, you’ll find it on this enthralling countdown.
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…
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 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 20, 2015 Bali, Indonesia
Bali offers a wide range of holiday experiences from heart-pounding adventure, to pure serenity and everything in between. We realised there truly is something for everyone… if you know where to look. So what style of holiday are you looking for? What’s y…
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.
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.
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.
6 Places To Visit On Your Road Trip In Bulgaria: Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia
Jul 7, 2014 Bulgaria
We had heard so much about several other beautiful destinations within Bulgaria that we knew we needed to set aside a few days to see them. We hired a car and made trips to Varna, Veliko Tarnarvo, Plovdiv, Govedartsi, Rila & Sofia.
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?
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.
Dec 26, 2013 Ireland
Since you’ve been reading all our Ireland posts you’ve fallen in love with this magical land, right? We certainly did. Well now I’m going to make your life even easier with our ultimate Irish road trip guide. See how we explored the beautiful Emerald Isle…
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.
Jul 28, 2013 Israel
It’s not very often we are so shocked by our own misconceptions of a town. Clearly, we didn’t know about the surprise that awaited us in Nazareth.
Jul 28, 2013 Israel
I’ll admit it. I made the classic traveller’s mistake of not doing enough research before visiting a new town, in this case, Mitzpe Ramon. Erin already had done her reading and knew exactly what to expect, but I was in the dark. This was going to be the b…
Jul 17, 2013 Israel
We have never stayed in a hostel. Not in my time travelling as a solo. Not in my time travelling as a couple. And never with kids. In my mind hostels are roaches and thin mattresses, drunken people making too much noise and shady characters stealing your …
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…