Our Blog

Devouring Paris food tour with Devour Tours

Devouring Paris food tour with Devour Tours

Food tours, they used to bring me out in a cold sweat. Our first ever food tour was with Devour Seville in 2015 and I remember Marley refusing to eat so many things I wasn't sure if we would ever go on another again. I was so worried that Jamie our guide would be...

read more
7 awesome things to do in Krabi with kids

7 awesome things to do in Krabi with kids

We had heard how beautiful and relaxing visiting Krabi Thailand could be. There was a lot to do around Krabi and finding things to do in Krabi with kids seemed easy. After nearly three months of long term travel, we thought a Krabi trip would be the perfect spot for a...

read more
Things to do in Queenstown with teenagers

Things to do in Queenstown with teenagers

New Zealand's South Island is a paradise filled with hidden gems and natural wonders. With plenty of amazing things to do in South Island, travellers often tend to overlook Queenstown, thinking that it’s just a starting point for their road trip. Well today,...

read more
8 Skills You Should Pick Up While on the Road

8 Skills You Should Pick Up While on the Road

Hopping from country to country on a never-ending adventure is a millennial and Generation Z thing. In the digital world, you don’t have to stay in one place to make a living. And for many people, the dream of working from places like Thailand or Sri Lanka is an...

read more
3 days in Luxembourg with the Luxembourg card

3 days in Luxembourg with the Luxembourg card

Luxembourg and its gorgeous city was a place we didn't know much about. When we had the opportunity to spend 3 days in Luxembourg we took it. While it was only 3 days in Luxembourg altogether we had plans to see as much as we could while we were there and the best way...

read more
Leoneck Swiss Hotel for families

Leoneck Swiss Hotel for families

As you walk into the Leoneck hotel you are greeted by fresh, crisp decor and a lobby that is bright but as you will find out the single most outstanding feature of the Leoneck Swiss Hotel is the staff. You can have all the most beautiful decorations in your hotel but...

read more
YHA Canterbury reviewed for families

YHA Canterbury reviewed for families

As a family of 4, we look for good value, well-located accommodation wherever we travel. Anyone who has travelled as a family can tell you rooms for four in any city can be hard to come by and expensive. We have stayed in hostels in Europe and Asia in the...

read more
How to spend an epic 5 days in Beijing China

How to spend an epic 5 days in Beijing China

There are so many things to do in a city that even if you live there you may not get to see it all. This was the same for our stay in Beijing and we had a list a mile long on what to see in Beijing. We wanted to see as much as we could in Beijing and in the heat as...

read more
Things to do in Budapest with teenagers

Things to do in Budapest with teenagers

There are so many things to do with teenagers in Budapest. Budapest is the capital of Hungary and located on either side of the Danube River. In times gone by it was actually two cities Buda and Pest. Today the Hungarian Capital has something for everyone to enjoy....

read more
La Seine by Burasari Vientiane Laos

La Seine by Burasari Vientiane Laos

Many people dream of waking up on the banks of the mighty Mekong river and at the La Seine by Burasari Vientiane you can do just that. We had an amazing 3-night stay with them in early April and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. It is a large spacious, boutique hotel...

read more
Our ultimate Angkor Wat with kids travel guide

Our ultimate Angkor Wat with kids travel guide

Angkor Wat Cambodia is number one on anyone's list if they are visiting Siem Reap. They imagine temple hopping in a Lara Croft type way. Enjoying the moments in silence as they marvel at the Angkor Wat Architecture in complete awe. But what do you do when you have 2...

read more
A trip to the top of Shymbulak in Summer

A trip to the top of Shymbulak in Summer

Among the many great attractions in Almaty to see right at the top of the list of things to do in Almaty is visit Shymbulak ski resort (or sometimes spelt Chimbulak) Shymbulak is the largest ski resort in Central Asia and is one of the top Almaty tourist attractions...

read more
Things to do in San Diego with teens

Things to do in San Diego with teens

San Diego is one of the top family travel destinations in the USA, and for good reason. The city has one of the best zoos in the world, a great foodie scene, accommodation options for all budgets, and renowned interactive museums.  Whether you’re interested in good...

read more
Glamping in Snowdonia at Llechwedd Slate Mountain

Glamping in Snowdonia at Llechwedd Slate Mountain

Glamping Snowdonia National Park in Wales was amazing. The location, the facilities, the activities all made for an amazing adventure. Let's tell you a bit more about Glamping in Snowdonia at Llechwedd. Just on the outskirts of Blaenau Ffestiniog in North Wales is the...

read more
13 amazing things to do in Xi’an China

13 amazing things to do in Xi’an China

Other than the warriors what is there to do in Xi'an China? So many people just stared at us and had no idea. It was our mission to get out there and find as many things to do in Xi'an that we possibly could when we were visiting Xi'an China. We planned on finding the...

read more
The Paris Pass in 2 days

The Paris Pass in 2 days

One of the first big cities we were visiting in Europe was Paris and while we have been there a couple of times before there is still so much to see and do in Paris. We had no idea what to do and where to go on our 3-day visit to Paris but luckily the Paris Pass gave...

read more
Is the YHA Central London good for families?

Is the YHA Central London good for families?

As a family of 4, we look for good value, well-located accommodation wherever we travel. As you can imagine rooms for four in any city can be hard to come by and expensive when you do finally find them and this is no exception in London. We have stayed in hostels in...

read more
Things to do in Vail Colorado with teens

Things to do in Vail Colorado with teens

Vail, Colorado is an impressive playground for kids of all ages, but especially for teens. Any teen who enjoys nature, music, has an adventurous spirit or wants a little adrenaline rush is sure to fall in love with Vail. Known for its epic ski mountain, the Vail town...

read more
5 luxury things to do in France.

5 luxury things to do in France.

A trip to France conjures up many different thoughts for many different people. Most people would naturally think of the Eiffel Tower or the Champs Elysees. These are certainly must do’s while visiting France but there are so many other great luxury things to do in...

read more
The changing face of tourism

The changing face of tourism

The appalling scenes on Uluru, formerly known as Ayres Rock, have recently brought the question of responsible tourism starkly into focus. The striking 1,141ft.-high rock is a sacred site to the indigenous Anangu people, and it is due to be closed to climbers from...

read more
Top 3 Travel Dangers for Volunteers

Top 3 Travel Dangers for Volunteers

The word “voluntourism” is a term used to refer to one of the fastest-growing trends in the travel industry today.  Volunteer tourism was initiated by larger, more-established organizations such as World Vision, UNICEF and Save the Children in order to give...

read more
The affordable Alley Youth Hostel in Xian China

The affordable Alley Youth Hostel in Xian China

Xian is a big bustling city of nearly 9 million people in North-West China and it is home to so many cultural experiences for tourists. Affordable accommodation is one thing it is not known for so we were on a mission to find something within our budget. In the back...

read more

Our Newsletter