When we visited Sydney, our friends (who had just moved from Melbourne and hence were urging us to visit), described it as Sydney’s more fun sister. Effectively, if met you both of them at a party, Melbourne is the ‘sister’ that you’d expect to spend all night at the party, laughing chatting and dancing with … Continue Reading

I think it’s safe to say that none of know anybody who really headed off to New Zealand in search of busy cities, crazy nightlife and generally just to party! That’s not to say you can’t go crazy on a night out in New Zealand of course but what you REALLY go to New Zealand for … Continue Reading

When you think of visiting the Middle East, thoughts usually turn to destinations like the Dubai or Abu Dhabi (in the U.A.E.), Petra (in Jordan) or even the pyramids of Egypt but one gem that’s often overlooked in Oman! See, when it comes to sights to see – particularly on the natural front – Oman isn’t like … Continue Reading

If you’re not a fan of having a good old fashioned knees up / a boogie / a hoe-down / a shin-dig / whatever-old-fashion-and-probably-outdated-slang-there-is-for-partying, then look away now 😃 😀 – this is probably not the post for you! If you however are a fan of letting your hair down (literally or figuratively – who … Continue Reading

Morocco is one of those countries that just intrigues and excites! I know that sounds so airy-fairy and wishy-washy but it’s true! There’s just something so special about visiting Morocco. With its stunning Arabesque architecture, souks and even blue-coloured cities – it’s unlike so many places you can visit so close to Europe (except maybe … Continue Reading

Travellers the world over have long been fascinated with India – ourselves included! So many aspects of India is ingrained in our societies today – African grew up with Indian movies, Europeans with Indian food, Indian teas and drinks have made their way over to South America… I could go on and on here but the … Continue Reading

Now, although Shanghai isn’t the capital of China (that honour goes to Beijing) it’s actually the biggest in all of China – this coupled with its reputation as being a financial hub and a global city, make Shanghai the perfect place to begin (or indeed, end) your trip to China. The city has pretty much … Continue Reading

A huge part of why you visit the Galapagos Islands is definitely to see the animals! For starters, almost all of the animals you find in the Galapagos Islands can only ever be found on these islands. Then there’s also the fact that this island is key to Charles Darwin’s Theory of evolution. This island was visited … Continue Reading

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