Photo Friday: Surf At Sunset

  Incredible sunset & surf at Huanchaco, Peru   This shot was taken in Hunachaco, an awesome little beach town outside Trujillo in northern Peru. Great sun, sand & surf draws in the tourists, particularly surfers. We had a blast in Hunachaco, soaking up the laid back vibe & beach-bumming amidst incredible sunsets.      Read More

Northern Goa’s Beaches: A Day Trip From Anjuna

  Goa is India’s premier beach destination, boasting miles & miles of superb sandy coastline!… & Anjuna is the place to base for most backpackers in northern Goa. It offers a wide range of accommodation, & while the beach is nothing spectacular, the nightlife & services are top-notch… for India… & it’s easy to venture out to some of the best beaches Goa has to offer.   The easiest, &... Read More

Guest Post: Dassia: A destination for Sun-Seekers, Thrill-Seekers, and Food Lovers

As you take the main road into Dassia, the beautiful, mountainous backdrop comes into sight. The village is quiet now, with the summer season and flocking tourists arriving in June. Dassia is a traditional Corfiot village during spring – as are the many other villages of Corfu, with fishing and farming taking up large percentages of the job sector. Small amenity shops, cafes and restaurants line the winding road, selling local products and... Read More

Our BEST Accommodations!

Over the years, we’ve stayed in some real dives!… But, every now & then we get lucky & stay somewhere incredible, or plan it this way because we’ve felt fed up with dirty dumps & just need a space of small luxury, if even for a day or two. So, here are our top 5 accommodations, from basic huts in paradise, to flashy hotels in megalopolises!   1. Blissful Beach Hut – Koh Ru, Cambodia Just a short boat... Read More

Jökulsárlón: Iceland’s Incredible Glacial Lagoon

Everyday and every moment in Iceland shocked me to my core with its endless beauty. In a country with the northern lights, towering volcanoes, lava fields, and an abundance of wildlife: Iceland’s Jökulsárlón glacial lake easily stands out on its own. Iceland’s Famous Glacial Lagoon The crystal clear blue waters, gigantic icebergs bobbing up and down, the black sand contrasting with the ghostly white icebergs, volcanoes demanding... Read More

Thailand’s Top 5

Thailand is high on most people’s wish lists to visit… & so it should be! Thailand flights are never too expensive, & landing in Bangkok will open up the whole of the stunning South East Asian peninsula to you. We’re taking a nostalgic look back to the first country we backpacked & our favourite 5 stop-offs. Chiang Mai – Jungle Trekking Chiang Mai is a charming city, set high into the northern highlands of Thailand.... Read More

Top 8 Things to Do in Vietnam

8. Fairy Stream, Mui Ne Mui Ne is famous for its sand dunes, beautiful beaches, and luxury hotels, but a quiet stroll up Fairy Stream is also a great way to spend your time. Fairy Stream is FREE to walk up and offers great photographs of limestone rocks giving way to the stream below. White limestone mixes with red clay for some fantastic shots accented by palm trees along the stream. A 15 minute walk up the stream ends in a small waterfall where... Read More

Christmas in the Philippines

It was our first white Christmas, without any snow, but sand! We jetsetted to Boracay, Philippines for a week of relaxing, boozing, and fun. Boracay is the Koh Phangan (minus the buckets of liquor!) of the Philippines, where foreigner travelers come to party all night long. Boracay’s claim to fame is it’s 4km stretch of white beach. It ranks in many top travel magazines as one of the best beaches in the world. The sand really is SO WHITE and... Read More

Guest Post: Checking out cheap holidays in Turkey

Families, couples, individuals and groups of friends from the UK are all blessed when it comes to excellent holiday options, whatever kind of trip they’re looking for. The coastal regions and the islands around the Mediterranean are undeniably awesome places to spend a week or so in the sun but when it comes to cheap holidays Turkey has a massive amount to offer as well. The beaches around the Turkish Riviera are every bit as impressive as... Read More

Guest Post: Uncovering Real Majorca

Majorca holidays are famous for partying, beaches and shopping: so much so that the island’s other charms often get forgotten about. There’s more to Majorca than what meets the eye, however, and if you’re willing to venture beyond the safety of the resorts you’ll uncover a wealth of hidden treasures. The first of Majorca’s hidden treats might seem like the least hidden thing about the island, but for all its size many people never take... Read More

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