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Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

If you want to get off the beaten path in Mexico’s Caribbean coast, Holbox is the answer. Get back to nature and away from the crowds. Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel can feel a little tourist heavy. But make the extra effort to get…

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

Havana is one of the most unique cities on the planet. It’s grand buildings reminiscent of Spanish colonialism in South America, echoes of Stalinist architecture from Russia, vibrant tastes of the Caribbean and a complex economical situation that is totally it’s own. It’s storied history…

How to beat the crowds at Chitchen Itza

How to beat the crowds at Chitchen Itza

Chitchen Itza is one of Mexico’s most famous tourist attractions. As one of the modern seven wonders of the world it’s no shock to hear it can get a little busy at times. What’s the best way to get great photos, beat the crowds and…

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Petra in pictures – plus tips before you go

Jordan is a wonderfully welcoming country. Whether you choose to stay in the capital Amman or the up and coming port city of Aqaba, that lies on Jordan’s small slice of the Red Sea, Petra is an easy day trip with a lot to offer!…

Best travel photos of 2019

Best travel photos of 2019

This year started in Japan and we’ve continued to travel to 31 countries including Ukraine, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus and Jordan. I got to tick a few things off of the bucket list including seeing the snow monkeys in Japan, Chernobyl, Meteora, St…

Marine Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

Marine Conservation Volunteer Opportunities

As an avid diver and nature lover I’ve always dreamed of doing conservation work involving the ocean. But I found it hard to know where to look. Facebook diving groups are a great place to start but I thought I’d compile all the information I’ve…

Top ten Christmas presents for the traveller in your life

Top ten Christmas presents for the traveller in your life

Stuck for ideas this Christmas? If you can’t quite afford that weekend in Prague for a special someoneĀ  or the Christmas markets in Vienna, get these travel inspired gifts instead. I have put together my top 10 travel gifts for this Christmas that every traveller…

Travel reading – Books to inspire you this winter

Travel reading – Books to inspire you this winter

These cold dark months can make you feel a world away from the happy, warm world of travel. If your next trip is further away than you’d like fill the void with these top travel reads. From Nomadic Matts epic biography of a life in…

Diving in the Red Sea – Aqaba, Jordan

Diving in the Red Sea – Aqaba, Jordan

Jordan may not be the most well known place for diving in the Red Sea. Neighbours like Israel and Egypt often top lists of the best places to dive in the world but Jordan has it’s own unique slice of the Red Sea ripe to…

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

Japan isn’t well known as a top budget travel destination for good reason, it isn’t cheap. But it does appear on almost every travellers list at some point or another as it is a truly unique and beautiful place to visit. Read on to find…