Why you should visit The Peloponnese, Greece this spring

Peloponnese, Greece

Why you should visit The Peloponnese, Greece this spring In Autumn we were lucky enough to visit Greece for the first time. I have no idea why we have never visited considering Greece has amazing history, scenery, and culture. It’s probably because it is so close to us here in the UK that it’s easy […]

19 favourite memories from San Pancho, Mexico

San Pancho

19 favourite memories from San Pancho, Mexico This time last year we were about to start our Mexican adventure. Having decided to visit the Yucatan and Oaxaca areas we were struggling to decide on the place where to spend 2 months. Then I met Victoria from Bridges and Balloons and she told me about San Pancho, Mexico. […]

11 ethical Christmas gifts for travellers

ethical Christmas gifts for travellers

11 ethical Christmas gifts for travellers Do you have a traveller in your life and are struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift? Well look no further. Not only are some of these gifts practical some literally change lives too. From ethical walking boots, to a goat these Christmas gifts are certainly more off-beat than […]

How to spend New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap

New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap

How to spend New Years Eve in Sydney on the cheap A few years ago we were lucky enough to be in Australia during the Christmas period. We got to spend some quality time with friends in Perth and spent Christmas with our extended family members who live in Melbourne. We could not resist heading […]

How we spent £50 on a pot of tea in Beijing

Tea in Beijing

  How we spent £50 on a pot of tea in Beijing Can we have the bill please our new friends asked? Certainly, the pretty Chinese waitress stated. We all carried on chatting as we waited for the bill. A few minutes later she returned with a bill of £100. FOR A POT OF TEA! […]

11 reasons why we are grateful for travel this thanksgiving

grateful for travel

11 reasons why we are grateful for travel this thanksgiving   1: Because we can We sometimes forget how lucky we are to have the freedom to travel. There are many people out there who would love to have our freedoms. We all take it for granted. Imagine not being able to leave your country […]

Places to visit in Switzerland by train

Places to visit in Switzerland by train

Places to visit in Switzerland by Train When we think about responsible tourism we tend to initially think about animals and the environment. However, responsible tourism covers more that those two areas. People and transport also play a part in being a responsible traveller. Regular readers to this blog will know how much we love […]

Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides

Best places for hot air balloon rides Today is the anniversary of the very first hot air balloon flight. Way back in 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d’Arlandes boldly went where nobody ventured before and became the first humans that ascended to the heavens without a tether. In honour of their achievement here are some of […]

Find the best Pad Thai in Bangkok

Find the best Pad Thai in Bangkok I have to confess. When I was planning my first trip to Thailand, over 10 years ago I couldn’t quite understand why my friend was getting so excited about a plate of noodles. He had been to Thailand a few months earlier, and the minute I told him […]

The best beaches in Asia (according to us)

Best Beaches in Asia

The best beaches in Asia In a totally unscientific study we decided to choose and promote the best beaches in Asia that we have had the pleasure of visiting. By looking through our choices the two main common denominators are: 1) The water quality, 2) The sand. Which pretty much sums up a beach. Unsurprisingly, […]

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