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Budget Travel in Iceland

By | May 10, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments

We love Iceland. We love it to bits. Yes, we admit that it has a reputation as expensive, and yes, that scares lots of people away. But it shouldn’t. We let it scare us away for a while, but once we eventually did visit we were kicking ourselves for not discovering this incredible country sooner. [...]

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How To: Travel With A Baby On A Pacific Island

By | July 3, 2014 at 5:09 am | No comments

Living in Australia means that we have easy access to the beautiful islands of the pacific. Traveling with a baby presents it’s own unique set of challenges, and traveling to a Pacific Island is no different. Accommodation with a baby By far, my favourite style of accommodation in the Pacific Islands is the beach fale. [...]

Latest in: Australia

Brisbane Sunrise in Timelapse

By | July 12, 2014 at 5:38 am | 5 comments

One of the best places to see the city of Brisbane is from Mount Coot-tha, a large hill overlooking the city. Mount Coot-tha is in itself a charming day trip, or evening destination – with a cafe and restaurant at the top. But for those who make the trek in the early morning hours before [...]

Latest in: New Zealand

Travel Moment New Zealand: Emerald Lake Tongariro

By | January 10, 2014 at 6:18 am | 8 comments

There is nothing more beautiful that a lake coloured by volcanic minerals…. except for one on top of a mountain range. You can read more about the Tongariro Crossing here. Taken with a Canon 550 D Lens: Canon 18 – 55 mm 18 mm ISO: 100 Aperture: 14 Shutter speed: 1/200   Enjoyed this article?Subscribe [...]

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How To: Travel With A Baby On A Pacific Island

By | July 3, 2014 at 5:09 am | No comments

Living in Australia means that we have easy access to the beautiful islands of the pacific. Traveling with a baby presents it’s own unique set of challenges, and traveling to a Pacific Island is no different. Accommodation with a baby By far, my favourite style of accommodation in the Pacific Islands is the beach fale. [...]

Latest in: Europe

Beautiful Belgium in Photos

By | July 7, 2014 at 5:08 am | 3 comments

Belgium isn’t usually that high on most people’s European hit list, and that is a shame. I spent about 10 months living in Belgium in 2009 and was lucky enough to be able to explore this tiny, yet intense country. Some things that struck me when I lived in Belgium was the friendly people, the [...]

Latest in: Asia

What’s in our bag? Maldives edition

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:25 am | One comment

Even though I love pretty much every aspect leading up to a holiday, I probably have the least amount of fun trying to figure out what to pack. And when it came to deciding on a packing list, the Maldives was particularly challenging. Firstly, we had to ensure to pack clothes that were light weight [...]

Latest in: Africa

Budget Travel in Egypt

By | April 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 13 comments

BUDGET TRAVEL IN EGYPT After arriving in Egypt from Malaysia on my big trip, I was well prepared for my bank account taking a bit more of a hit. What I didn’t expect once I landed (via Yemen, a story for another day) in Cairo was how cheap everything was, maybe the drop in tourism [...]

Latest in: North America

Budget Travel in Canada

By | May 3, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 10 comments

“I never travel in my home country.” That’s something I have heard from a lot of people – no matter what country they are from. I guess everyone craves something just a little more “exotic” than what they have at home. Whats great about Canada though, is the country is just SO huge and SO [...]

Latest in: South America

Get The Party Started – Party Brazil Phrasebook GIVEAWAY

By | June 2, 2014 at 5:18 am | 6 comments

Is there anything more crazy and exhilarating than traveling to a new country during the midst of a major event? I mean travel is always pretty exciting – but it really gos up a notch where there is a major holiday, festival, or international event going on at the same time. Brazil is already well [...]