Every summer I take my son on a 3-4 week break somewhere we haven’t been before and this year our choice fell on Mauritius.
The first time I visited London was on a stop-over from Australia to Rome and I had a measly 24 hours to explore the city.
Before recently traveling to Mauritius for the first time I always assumed it was just one of those incredibly beautiful island destinations that didn’t really have much to offer apart from luxury hotels and some water activities.
Thailand has no shortcomings of beautiful resorts and islands and after traveling here for countless times I have been lucky enough to have quite a few.
“Salt enhances everything”, the PR lady at Salt Resort in Mauritius tells me, as I ask her about the meaning behind the unusual name and I immediately see the connection.
It’s an ever trending destination and a quick Instagram search will show you why there has been a real fascination with Iceland in the last few years.
Up until my mid-teens, I never really realized that I was living in a holiday destination as spending my summers by the beach and sharing holidays with tourists was all I knew.
Sustainable travel is increasingly becoming an important theme, not just for travelers but also on a much more global scale.
Boston is a city of firsts – it’s home to the first public library, the first institution of higher education, the first subway system and the first marathon was run in Boston.
Nestled in the peaks of Romania’s Southern Carpathian Mountains and in the Transylvanian region, is the city of Brasov in all its baroque, gothic and renaissance glory.
In case my frequent use of the word “y’all” and my knowledge of John Deere tractors didn’t give it away, it’s time I let you in on a little secret.
If you follow the travel blogging community, you will have found it hard to miss the awful news that Rachel Jones, author of the popular women’s travel blog
Running away somewhere remote and beautiful with your one true love to get married – surely the absolute height of romance.
Back in 2012 I made the HUGE decision to pack up my bags and leave everything I knew to be normal behind.
For many seasoned travellers, the most emotionally challenging part of travelling can be returning home.
When choosing a city destination in France, it can sometimes be hard to see beyond the dazzling lights and bustling boulevards of gay Paris.
Saint Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe; just a few hours by plane from many European cities, but underrated and still unknown to many.
After living amongst the chaos of London for the last four years, I have increasingly sought out relaxing, calm and quiet holiday destinations to counteract my hectic lifestyle.
Even if you’re at the opposite side of the world to South America’s Amazon Rainforest, or maybe have not even touched foot on the continent at all, it doesn’t matter – you can still help to prevent the devastating destruction of the world’s largest forest from wherever you may be.
The neurotic nature of England’s spring weather means Easter is often a washout – but not this year.
Dear Hiking Boots,
We’ve been together for just over a year now, and I think it’s about time I tell you how I really feel.
Some people want to make us believe that travel is the cure to everything and can heal anything from a broken heart to mental issues.
When I was 16, my mom broke the news at the dinner table that we’d be going on a European cruise with her extended family, and I was convinced it was April Fool’s Day.
Spanning over 400kms of scenic coastline, the highway which stretches from the town of Torquay in Victoria to Nelson on the boarder of South Australia, is one of the most beloved road trips in Australia.
I’m always slightly cautious when I hear too many good things about a destination I’m about to visit.
To say I was suspicious of booking a low-cost carrier to go to to a place that would require over 10 hours of plane travel would be a bold understatement.
On Koh Lanta -a 100% chill little island on Thailand’s Andaman coast- there’s not a whole lot to do aside from frolicking merrily on one of the plentiful beaches, zipping around on a scooter trying to avoid snakes and the occasional goat, and eating – of course.
Last week we published a post on how best to travel to
We love the planet and the people in it, hence we want out traveling to be as sustainable as possible and support the communities we visit.
The hiking trails in the Australian island state of Tasmania have been voted as some of the world’s best by travel publications such as National Geographic and Lonely Planet.