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What to do in Venice aka Venice for Beginners

“If you read a lot, nothing is as great as you’ve imagined. Venice is – Venice is better.” Fran Lebowitz


Street Art in Asia

When we travel we love spending time checking out the local street art. In some cities, it almost jumps off the walls at you and in other places you need to do some hunting but wherever you go the subjects featured can tell you a lot about the culture and politics of the place. We […]

Naxos Greece Cyclades

We Fell in Love with Naxos Island in Greece

If you are looking for a Greek island escape that offers tradition, beauty, value for money and amazing food then island of Naxos in the Cyclades should be on your list. Why visit Naxos? On our recent 6-week trip to Greece was decided to focus on just one island group, the Cyclades, and choose 3 […]

The rear view of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is not to be missed, especially in Spring

7 days in Paris – A First Timer’s Guide

I think what made our 7 days in Paris work so well is that I put a lot of time into planning the best way to structure our days. This meant that we could minimise backtracking and not turn up at museums on the days there were closed!  Read on to see what worked for […]

Friendly? Cow on the beach at Otres Beach Cambodia

Should you visit Sihanoukville?

Sihanoukville on the Gulf of Thailand is known for Cambodia’s most beautiful beaches; however, in recent years it has made headlines for developing a bit of a sleazy party scene and for the ever-increasing numbers of foreign-owned casinos being built on the waterfront. These conflicting views leave many people, including us, wondering if Sihanoukville is […]

Phnom Penh Sunset Cambodia

Planning a trip to Cambodia

From visas to currency, the weather, to what to pack, we share everything we learnt from research and experience all on one page to help you plan a stress-free visit to Cambodia. How to plan your first visit to Cambodia Cambodia is a country with an abundance of natural beauty, but it is also a place […]

Hanoi Lake Red Bridge

What we loved about Hanoi

We loved so many things about Hanoi from the crazy streets to the amazing food but here are the five of the best things in Hanoi that have stuck in our memories. 1. Early morning walks around the Hoan Kiem Lake Hoan Kiem Lake acts as the centre of relaxation for the residents of this hectic […]

Mural of Jerry and Elaine Seinfeld street art Perth

Street Art in Perth

On a recent visit to Perth, we were delighted to find a city full of fantastic large scale murals. Today we present a collection of our favourite street art in Perth for your viewing pleasure!  If you love street art, then you really should visit this city for a few days.  On our visit to Perth […]

Greens Pool WIlliams Bay National Park Western Australia

Visiting Greens Pool WA

Greens Pool and Elephant Rocks two very special beaches located in an area of Western Australia known as the Rainbow Coast. That name alone should have been a giveaway that this was going to be something special.

Rome Forum from Palentine Hill

10 Things to do in Rome on a First Visit

Unless you have a few weeks to spare or are happy to run around at the pace of an Olympic sprinter you are going to need to make a list.