London

Changing of the Guard It is always most difficult when travelling to a new city after having such a good time in the last but London had probably the hardest act to follow – it...

Riga

After flying in from Oslo and paying almost 30 Australian dollars to get from the airport into the city we were refreshingly surprised when our bus cost us only $3 in Riga.  There are...

What is my perfect travel day?

There is so much to see in the world but what does my perfect day travelling look like?  What is perfect balance of sightseeing/walking/culture/food/partying?  What is the formula so you can get the most...

Nha Trang

On any journey, especially one like this you are bound to see cities that are not as spectacular as the other cities you have seen.  When we left Mui Ne, we had such an...

Sa Pa

After a brief encounter with Hanoi we jumped on the overnight train to Sa Pa, famous for its smaller communities and its breathtaking scenery.  The first point I think needs to be raised is...

Scotland – Day 1

I have written about the unplanned vs planned approach to travel, and why I love to ‘travel in the moment’.  The perfect example of this was when we were sitting in Stansted airport, planning...

Puerto Rico

Nothing like getting to the wrong airport then spending 3 times as much to get to the right one as your flights – fortunately it is only a mistake you make once, and now...

Budapest

We left Poland on a 7-hour bus to Budapest, (it was only supposed to be an hour flight, yes I am still a little sore about it) we were treated to a beautiful drive...

Florence

The Golden Doors to the relics of the cross Our trip to Florence was quite quick and I am still impressed by how close the major cities are within Europe.  After checking into our hotel we...

Hue

  Hue was a really cool city.  Everyone that you speak to is quick to say how little there is to do there – but we spent 3 nights and barely scratched the surface.  There...