Scary Voices in Mayerling, Austria

 Overview: Part travel blog, part ghost story, all fun read, this post about Mayerling, a small town in Austria close to Vienna, comes from Abby on her travel blog The Winged Fork. It tells the story of Abby and her sister’s trip to the Heiligenkreuz Abbey and the surrounding Vienna Woods. The Winged Fork in Austria “Where? …

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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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Visiting World War II’s Enigma-breaking Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park Milton Keynes

I came across this post while looking at visiting Bletchley Park myself. It’s more of an article rather than a blog post, but the beauty of it is that it is written by someone who has a personal connection to the place, the author’s mother was part of the World War II code-breaking team. Located …

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One of the Most Beautiful Churches in the World

Colombian jungle and Visit the Santuario De Las Lajas, Ipiales, Colombia

 Overview: Never heard of Ipiales? Don’t worry, you’re probably in the majority. This small city in Columbia, close to the Ecuadorian border, is hiding one of the worlds most stunning churches. Seriously – take a look at the pics and you’ll agree. This post is from Ana on her blog Expatish. IT tells you all about …

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Top 7 Things To Do In Legazpi Philippines

  Submitted by: Roshni Patel   From: The Wanderlust Within   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: A mere hour flight away from the capital, Manila, lies Legazpi City. An area popular amongst Filipinos but relatively unexplored by international tourists. Legazpi is known for being home to the country’s most active volcano, Mount Mayon, which even …

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The Joy of Dog Sledding in Finnish Lapland

Dog sledding in Finland

Something that has been on my bucket list for the longest time is proper dog sledding. When I was younger, growing up, a local forest used to hold dog sledding competitions (they may still do so) but there was never any snow, so in my mind, it kind of counts, but not really. I then …

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Hiking the Dudhsagar Falls – A Hidden Gem of Goa

Train passes underneath the Dudhsagar Falls

 Overview: Dudhsagar Falls, in Goa, look stunning. When I first saw a picture of them with that train passing underneath, looking like it could be swept away at any moment, I knew I needed to know more. Well luckily I found just the post. Hiking to the Dudhsagar Falls This guide is written by Sandy, for his …

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