Travel Tips

How to spend 2 Weeks in Sicily

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When people ask me about my favorite country in the world I usually respond that I have 3, one of them being Italy! (The other two are the Maldives and the USA, in case you were wondering) Therefore I was pretty happy to plan A 4 week trip to the boot-shaped country I had been to so many times. Since I had already visited much of the mainland, I made [...]

The Most Unique Accommodation in Southwest USA

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Dramatic canyons, cacti, bright orange earth and stark rock formations of the Southwest US desert offer the perfect setting to escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. If you're thinking of going on a desert vacation, don't opt for a boring hotel. Here are a few wacky and unique accommodation options in the Southwest to contemplate; from geodesic[...]

Is it Worth Joining an Airport Lounge Program?

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As a backpacker, I had always wondered what lay beyond the velvet ropes and pearly smiles of the airport lounge front desk. Sadly, I never flew anything other than the cheapest of economy and considered lounge access an unnecessary luxury. However, now as a 30-something, I've embraced my inner-grandma and will now happily part ways with some extra coin for j[...]

De-busting myths about Iceland

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What comes to mind when someone mentions Iceland? Chances are it’s probably those dreamy green Aurora lights in the dark night sky. It’s no secret that Iceland’s nature is a wonder to be explored, home to surreal landscapes which are probably the inspiration behind many Windows screensavers. Chasing the Northern Lights is a popular tourist activity[...]

5 Ways to Stay Safe on Dating Apps While Traveling

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How many of us have dreamed of being sat in our airplane seat, anxiously looking for the man or woman of our dreams to waltz down the aisle and tell you they’ll be sitting next to you for the next five hours? You’ll laugh, you’ll bond and you’ll realize that you’ve both fallen deeply in love during the flight, which will, obviously result in the[...]

Why an upcoming quiet season in Iceland is the best thing you could wish for

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Places like Hawaii have black sand beaches and active volcanoes. New Zealand has accessible glacier. Greenland has mighty icebergs. The US have gorges. Canada has enormous waterfalls. Finland has the northern lights. Scotland has puffins. Russia has reindeer. But only Iceland has all of these things combined. Couple it with the warming effect of the gul[...]

Ideas and Tips for The Perfect Staycation

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Staycations - otherwise known as 'holistays' are what most of us will be doing more of in light of recent events. And yes, I hear you - I'm sure you're pretty over being at home right now. But these staycation ideas will make you feel like you haven't spent the weekend near home at all. Staycations are the perfect excuse to do something fun at home or be [...]

Why This Carpark is Sydney's Best Kept Secret

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Driving through Alexandria, there’s little to keep your eyes off the road. A blur of brick and mortar speeds by, just another suburb in the city on the sea. However, if you do happen to cast your eyes to your surroundings, you may notice a steady flow of people hanging around one of the central parking lots. There’s little to assume from looking at[...]

How to prepare to travel Latin America

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You've decided that you want to travel Latin America, the countries that somewhat get overlooked when it comes to exploring, but you don't know where to start or how to go about preparing for such a cultural difference. There are so many little things to think about when making plans to travel so far across the world, but only a few that will really enrich y[...]