Hotel La Semilla | A place to call home in Playa Del Carmen

Hotel La Semilla

Hotel La Semilla | A place to call home in Playa Del Carmen Memorable Accommodation in the Yucatan, Mexico. Imagine walking into a hotel and wanting to take every piece of furniture home with you. That’s what our initial reaction was like when we arrived at Hotel La Semilla. Tucked into the hippest part of […]

Guest Post: Staying healthy while travelling

Staying healthy while travelling

Staying healthy while travelling Staying healthy while travelling by Christina Saull. I travel a lot – both for business and pleasure – so I know that there’s no faster way to get sick than to sit in a metal tube for five hours, surrounded by hundreds of germy people. Below are some of my tried & true […]

Photos of Richmond, London

Photos of Richmond, London

Photos of Richmond, London When this post goes live we will be waking up to our last day here in Mexico after a wonderful 3 months. Us travel bloggers by nature are a positive bunch so we will not be sad at our departure from Mexico but we will be excited at our return to […]

Seoul Travel: 6 fun things to do in Seoul

Seoul Travel: things to do in Seoul

Seoul Travel: 6 fun things to do in Seoul “Hello, where are you from?” asked the inquisitive stranger.  “Hi, we’re from London” we answered. “Ahh, I love London”! came his reply. “Welcome to Seoul, if you need help with anything please let me know.” Was this kind man a guide to a famous monument we […]

Top travel stories (March 2014)

Top travel stories (March 2014)

Top travel stories (March 2014)   Welcome to our new feature! Every month we will highlight the top travel stories that we think you, our dear readers will love. There is no set pattern to them but they all have some elements of travel in them. We loved this article about streakers at Machu Picchu! […]

Our first couchsurfing experience

Our first couchsurfing experience

Our first couchsurfing experience “So you mean to tell me that complete strangers let you stay at their house for free?” In my mind I was thinking they must be all maniacs. After all we’re Londoners, we don’t even speak to our neighbors let alone strangers! You see before we embarked on our 18 month trip […]

Why Qingdao beer is better than Qingdao City

Why Qingdao beer is better than Qingdao City

Why Qingdao beer is better than Qingdao City Our 24 hour stint in Qingdao did not get off to a good start. After a 24hr train ride from Xian, we got out of Qingdao train station kind of groggy to say the least. We knew our hostel was up a steep hill but for some […]

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca

Photos of Monte Alban, Oaxaca Believe it or not we were actually considering NOT visiting Monte Alban during our stay in Oaxaca. What a folly that would have been. Monte Alban was as impressive as Chichen Itza to us and had certainly better views. Monte Alban is the ancient Zapotec capital that dates back to […]

Helping the village women of Oaxaca

Helping the village women of Oaxaca

Helping the village women of Oaxaca In our many years of travel we have been on countless tours. From trekking in the world’s oldest rainforest to eco tours of Bali. During our stay in Oaxaca we went on a tour that literally changes people’s lives. It is run by a group called Envia, a non-profit organization committed […]

Visiting the Terracotta Army in Xian, China

Visiting the Terracotta Army in Xian, China

Visiting the Terracotta Army in Xian, China #frifotos The Terracotta Army of Xi’an, one of the most impressive discoveries of the 20th century. We were about to see these warriors in their natural setting. I couldn’t be more excited, especially as the site is still an archeological dig zone and I wanted to feel like […]

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