Six Travel Questions with my friend … Sarah!

A few weeks ago I had a great idea for a series of blog entries in which I interview my friends about the places they’ve travelled, things they have seen and experiences they’ve had. I thought it would be fun and enlightening to gather a range of perspectives and share some of their stories, memories and experiences.…

One Day in … York, United Kingdom

Founded by the Roman empire in 71 AD as Eboracum and surrounded by impressive city walls, York is an English city in Yorkshire in the north of the United Kingdom. Stepped in centuries worth of history and surrounded by countryside, the cobbled streets of the city echo the sentiments of the past, stark in contrast to…

Port Douglas & The Great Barrier Reef, North Queensland

Beaches and sand, tropical waters and sunshine. I’ll admit that the stereotypical coastal relaxation getaway is not my first choice when it comes to travel destinations – I much prefer the brisk chill of winter and the adventure of exploring a new place and culture. But sometimes the beauty and quiet charm of a place can’t help…

8 Interesting Facts About Iceland

A land of fire, ice, water, elves and magic. Iceland is a veritable wonderland of natural oddities, cultural quirks and fascinating stories – the primal, unspoilt landscape and friendly people make it one of the most interesting places to travel in the world. Here are 8 surprising facts you may not have known about the the small Nordic island nation.…

Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

One Week in … Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, the capital of Ireland – a place famous for pubs, bars and cobbled streets. Big enough to claim city status, but small enough to maintain its rich Irish charm, Dublin has been named as the friendliest city in Europe, and having a pint with the local Dubliners is almost a given while visiting. Travelling there during the…

New Zealand Dawn

8 Favourite Inspirational Travel Quotes

Often I find myself in the midst of an existential crisis – what am I doing with my life? Is this all there is? Is this where I want to be? When I start to think too much, I find it helpful to turn to the wise words of people much more intelligent and smarter than myself.…