Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

 Overview: New Zealand is all about the great outdoors! It’s a hiker’s paradise that includes turquoise rivers, swinging suspension bridges, and majestic mountain views. And just north of Wanaka, on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island, I enjoyed the most scenic hike of my lifeā€¦all the way up, up, up to the stunning …

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Prague: Six Sights for Saturday

Bridges over the River Vltava

 Overview: Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a real gem of Europe. A drop-dead gorgeous city, this post from Suzanne, of travel blog Sightseeing Shoes, it’s a list of the cannot miss attractions. Here’s what Suzanne has to say about the post: ‘On a short city break, you have to narrow down everything you …

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Rocky Mountain National Park Top 5 Day Hikes

Guide to hiking the Rocky Mountain National Park

 Overview: Rocky Mountain National Park, the name alone conjures up images of a rugged terrain, ideal for hiking and all kinds of adventure activities. Luckily, that’s exactly what it is. Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park I actually lived in Colorado for a while so I can say from experience that this is one of …

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Exploring 7 Cultural Points in Sri Lanka

Seven cultural suggestion while visiting Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is very much on the rise as a destination, and rightfully so. For over thirty years the country was suffering a civil war, but since that has ended, it has quickly proven a popular spot for visitors with a rich and diverse cultural history as well as offering great value as a destination. …

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Discovering Jimmy’s School in Siem Reap

Discovering Jimmy's School in Siem Reap

Visiting Angkor Watt is surely close to the top of many traveller itineraries when in South East Asia, the majority of which will be staying in the town of Siem Reap. It was while spending a few weeks in Cambodia that I discovered a small project that aims to improve lives through education. Welcome to …

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Seven things to do when visiting Exeter

 Overview: Exeter is often overlooked by travellers coming to the UK. However, when you are visiting the South West of England and looking for things to do, it is a wonderful base. As a university city, there is plenty going on but it hasn’t lost it’s small city charm. What to do in Exeter This …

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What to see in Western Australia: Top tips

What to do and where to go when visiting Western Australia

Visiting Western Australia can be rather daunting. Most people begin their visit in Perth but after that where is there to go? Well, luckily I came across this perfect blog from top blogger Becki on her site Borders of Adventure. This blog lists the top places to see and what to do when you’re there, …

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Amazing guide to Hanoi – from tourist to local

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and guide to visiting Vietnam

This is possibly the only guide to Hanoi you will need. It lists the major attractions as well as some that are a little more off the beaten path. It also has a very good tip about beer corner (my favourite spot in Hanoi, clues in the name). It’s from Brazilian travelling duo Nat & …

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A Travel Guide to Wadi Rum

Complete guide to visiting Wadi Rum in the Jordan desert

 Overview: Wadi Rum is a desert in Jordan that seems to be often overlooked for the countries more famous sites, tourists tend to just pop into the visitor centre as they pass by. While there is nothing wrong with that, a couple of hours there is better than none at all, once you have read …

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Tubing and Vang Vieng After Thirty

Where to go tubing in Laos, Vang Vieng

 Overview: To me, the idea of sitting in an inflatable rubber tube while casually drifting through a jungle river seems like the ideal way to spend a day. Throw in a few bars and drink stops, heaven. Vang Vieng in Laos There is no doubt Vang Vieng is one of the homes of tubing, but …

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