Arguably one of the most scenic provinces in all of Canada, Alberta is home to two of the oldest national parks in the world and somehow managed to be be incredibly inviting (and very accessible) despite its jagged, rugged and harshly beautiful terrain. Actually, in retrospect, one might argue that it’s rugged natural beauty that is one … Continue Reading

It’s so easy to be impressed by waterfalls! The very nature of what they are means that they’re landmarks in themselves; and in a lot of cases, reasons to visit a place in themselves. It’s a funny thing really when you really think about it – it is just water running down a mountain (or hill) … Continue Reading

Sweden is one of those countries that needs little introduction, packed full of amazing little towns, gorgeous regions and some delicious grub, Sweden gives us travellers some exciting places to see and an excuse to build a gazillion snowmen! ⛄️ You’ve probably realised by now that I tend to bang on about how much I … Continue Reading

Formerly known as Saigon and Prey Nokor (at different times), Ho Chi Minh City was re-named after the country’s revolutionary leader (and the first leader in North Vietnam) Ho Chi Minh. It is the largest city in Vietnam with a population of 8.1 million(although it’s not the capital – the honour goes to Hanoi). With an … Continue Reading

When most people think of Indonesia, they think of  Jakarta – and rightly so too, Jakarta is after all the capital of Indonesia and the country’s most populous city. And yes, I know people’s minds also go to Bali but in a lot of ways, Bali almost feels like it’s own country, with an identity … Continue Reading

Dubai is a city that almost seems to have risen out of nowhere in a relatively short amount of time and now stands as a popular tourist destination due to its eclectic mix of lavish malls, modern architecture, immense skyscrapers and (perhaps lesser focused on) historical sites. Dubai has essentially been built for you to … Continue Reading

The fact that Vietnam is a rather popular and much-loved travel destination comes as no surprise to pretty much anyone who’s visited – for those who haven’t visited yet, well… you’re in for treat! Vietnam has so many stunning sights to see and even more reasons why you need to visit, from picturesque countryside scenery, … Continue Reading

No trip to China is truly complete without visiting this amazing city – eclipsed only by the enormity of Shanghai, Beijing is the third most populous city in the word with an estimated population of 21 million inhabitants. The history of Beijing spans back three millennia and it has served as a cultural and economic center of … Continue Reading

It safe to say that most of us these days have cottoned on to the fact that travel doesn’t need to be expensive. (*And yes, we know ‘expensive or cheap’ is such a relative term). Thing is, even the (cash-)richest of us have budgets –  it’s just a bigger budget but a budget none-the-less (something I’ve … Continue Reading