Practical guide to Cinque Terre, Italy

The Cinque Terre National Park and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which literally translates to Five Lands. As the clues suggest is the collective name for a group of five villages located along the ruggedly stunning Italian Coast. The five villages that make up the region are Vernazza, Manarola, Corniglia, Monterosso al Mare and …

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Visiting Rottnest Island, the complete lowdown

Visiting quokkas on Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island, or Rotto to the locals, is a small island off the coast of Western Australia. With a permanent population of around 100 people, the island is only a little over 7 square miles in size but attracts around 500,000 visitors each year. If you are visiting Perth then taking a day to explore …

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My train trip to Valencia

Having recently visited Valencia myself, I can second the sentiment shown in this post about the city and how great it is. With its old city charm, beaches, parks, iconic food and drink and futuristic science park, it really has it all. What to do in Valencia This post comes from Perri, owner of the blog …

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5 things you shouldn’t miss in Melbourne

I didn’t get as long in Melbourne as I’d have liked. I landed and went to the hostel. It may seem a bit strange but one of the first things I like to do when I get to a new place is to figure out how I’m leaving. I knew my next stop was Adelaide but …

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Hiking to the Valley of Flowers National Park, India

Hiking to the Valley of Flowers in Northern India

It’s always nice to hear a story about the place that started it all. Every blogger has a reason they started. Often it’s when you discover somewhere so beautiful that you want to shout about it to the world. The is what The Valley of Flowers National Park is to Jitaditya. I’ll let him explain. …

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Fairytale Secret Small Towns in Europe

Giethoorn, one of many hidden gems of Europe

There are many of these hidden gem posts out there, often they are not really gems and more often than not, they are not that hidden! Not here, this one has some genuine treats. Even as an avid Euro-explorer, I haven’t heard of some of these. 8 gorgeous small European towns  The post is from Shruti …

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25 Things To Know Before Visiting New Zealand

25 bits of great advice before visiting New Zealand

Visiting New Zealand is high on almost every bucket list, and even if you have been, I’m sure you’ll want to go back! Great advice before you travel to New Zealand This post is from Gino on his travel blog that he runs with his wife, Kristine, My Next Flight Home. It’s not your usual ‘What …

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17 Hidden European gems you must visit

There are so many smaller towns and cities in Europe that are begging to be discovered. Wherever you find yourself, there is an adventure to be had nearby. I loved this blog because it shares the same attitude as myself, take advantage of any situation wherever you may be. You are never lost, just discovering …

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Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track

Hiking a glacier in New Zealand

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 life…all the way up, up, up to the stunning Rob …

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