Mekong River Cruises from Vietnam to Cambodia for a Taste of Indochina

2019-01-20T12:47:25+00:00By |

Mekong river cruises from Vietnam to Cambodia – or vice versa – give food loving travellers a taste of Indochina and the chance to experience the culinary cultures and cuisines of the two similar but very different neighbouring countries. Few rivers hold more mystique than the Mekong River and there are few better ways to …

Song Saa Private Island Cambodia – A Luxury Island Escape for Less

2018-12-09T17:24:47+00:00By |

Song Saa private island on Koh Ouen off the southern coast of Cambodia is barefoot luxury at its best. Our friends at Luxury Escapes have an incredible 5-night package for our Australian readers, but you have to hurry as it’s ending very soon. Song Saa private island on Koh Ouen off the southern coast of …

How to Choose a Halong Bay Cruise That’s Right For You

2018-05-15T10:55:29+00:00By |

How to choose a Halong Bay cruise – surely it can’t be that hard? I didn’t think so until I heard travellers complain of being put on boats they didn’t book and forced to share ‘single’ rooms with strangers. We thought it time we shared our tips to how to choose a Halong Bay cruise that’s …

18 Years Abroad – How We Created a Life Filled with Travel

2017-02-22T19:56:08+00:00By |

How we created a life filled with travel is something we’re continually asked. As last year was our 18th year living abroad and we're celebrating a few more milestones, we thought it time to share our epic journey (so far), some lessons learnt, mistakes made, and wisdom gained Anyone who knows me knows I’m hopeless …

National Parks of Calabria – Italy’s Secret Mountains, Forests and Lakes

2018-06-18T17:40:39+00:00By |

The National Parks of Calabria are some of the most breathtakingly beautiful in Europe. While Calabria remains as off the beaten track as it gets for most travellers to Italy, it’s a popular summer holiday spot for Italians, and if they’re not on the beach they’re exploring the region’s national parks. The National Parks of …

Best Calabria Beaches – The Most Alluring Stretches of Sand

2018-06-02T12:57:15+00:00By |

Best Calabria beaches? Who knew Calabria had brilliant beaches? Well, it has wonderful stretches of sand and cosy coves to rival Italy’s finest beaches. However, it also has some fairly shabby holiday towns, which is why you need our comprehensive guide to where to spread your towel. Best Calabria Beaches – The Most Alluring Stretches of Sand …

Best Mallorca Beaches – Our Favourite Stretches of Sand

2016-08-25T11:46:24+00:00By |

The best Mallorca beaches won't be near your hotel. While the chances are that your accommodation is a stone’s throw from a decent beach, if you’re seeking a stunning stretch of sand to spread out your towel, you're going to have to go further afield. But trust us, these beaches are worth it. Boasting some 262 or so …

Why You Should Consider Ferries When You Travel

2015-11-23T16:48:08+00:00By |

I have a soft spot for the ferry. Whenever we travel I look for ferry routes and seek out ferries as an alternative to trains and planes. Few forms of transport epitomise slow travel as much as the ferry. Last week we were on the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula on the southern coast of Victoria, Australia, watching …

A Slow Swan River Wine Cruise to Swan Valley Wine Region

2018-05-08T17:20:27+00:00By |

The Swan River is everywhere you look in Perth, Australia, so at some stage you need to get out on the water. If you’re a wine lover you’ll want a taste of the Swan Valley and a Swan River wine cruise is one way of sampling Western Australia’s oldest wine region. When most people think …

Best Perth Parks, Gardens and Picnic Spots and Where to Fill your Picnic Basket

2018-09-24T13:57:16+00:00By |

Best Perth parks, gardens and picnic spots from Kings Park, located on Mount Eliza, with its sprawling lawns and panoramic Perth city vistas to Stirling Gardens in the heart of the city, Perth’s oldest botanic gardens. There’s no shortage of spots in Perth to spread out your picnic blanket. The best Perth parks are those blessed with …

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