How to find the most authentic food abroad: Eat Local

Eat Local

Before I started travelling extensively, I would devour travel magazines and books to get inspiration. A common favourite tale in these publications would be when the author got invited by a local to go and eat with them in their home. I would always be slightly dubious and would think to myself that these invites don’t really […]

Memories of early travels : St Petersburg Vlog

St Petersburg Vlog

Our second stop in Russia was the fantastic city of St Petersburg. Between Moscow and St Petersburg we prefered the latter. It has more of an edge to it and felt more rebellious. It is also very beautiful. We loved walking along the bridges over the gulf of Finland and watching the ships and boats […]

The Friday Photo Project | Leh

Leh

Leh City, India I had a chance to visit Leh City when the Nature Club of my college arrange an educational tour to this remote part of India. Tucked away in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya, this city has a unique culture that refreshes you thoroughly. Sitting pretty at the height of over 10,000ft, […]

A weekend in Sibiu, Europe’s hidden gem

Sibiu

  When we got invited to visit Sibiu by the local tourism board we both were unsure where it was located. All we knew was that it was in Romania. We had no idea of its history, size or if we would even like the place. Well after spending 3 amazing days there we can […]

Memories of early travels : Moscow Vlog

Photo Friday: Moscow Images

Welcome to our new Vlog Series! A few years ago we decided to quit our jobs, sell the house, sell the car and get rid of the cat (only joking about the car). We wanted to go traveling and see the world. Our aim was to travel overland from England to Asia which amazingly we […]

The Friday Photo Project | Lake Toba

Lake Toba Blog

Lake Toba is a lake on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra. We spent a week there a few years ago and loved every minute of this beautiful place. One of the amazing things about long-term travel is that you end up visiting places that you had never heard of before you left home. It happens […]

Bucharest In One Day

Bucharest

We love slow travel. There is no better way to discover a place and it’s people than by spending an extended amount of time in one place. However, for most of us that is not practical, what with work commitments, family time and following your local football team, time becomes a precious commodity. That’s why […]

The Friday Photo Project | Sibiu

Sibui

Last month we visited the wonderful town of Sibiu in Romania. It was kind of a homecoming for me as Transylvania was the area that gave me my travel bug way back in 1989 when I visited with my school. I was only 13 at the time and still had a lot to learn about […]

Flying to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

aeroporto-de-brasilia

Avoiding extra costs on cheap flights  The 20th edition of the FIFA World Cup has just started (as of this writing), with every match in the tournament to be held in a dozen venues covering all of the major regions of Brazil. Literally hundreds of thousands of football fans from across the country and around […]

Top travel stories (June 2014)

Travel Stories

Welcome to our monthly round-up of the travel stories that have come on to our radar this month. First off and just in time for the start of the Tour de France is this great idea from the city of Paris: Paris becomes first city to extend bike hire scheme to children. In all of […]

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