Europe Travel

Slovenia: Europe’s hidden gem

This is the ultimate Never Judge a Book by its Cover travel tale. The setting is August 2014, in a pokey old-school train carriage from Salzburg, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia. My friend Molly and I were almost a week…

Travel Tips

Backpacking: The Highs, Lows, and Everything in Between

Anyone that has done some sort of long-term travel will know that the journey usually resembles something of a rollercoaster. Not one of those fancy, super-loopy, safe rollercoasters, either. Rather, one of those old, creeky, wooden rollercoasters that you’re…


A Pilgrimage Across Spain

The Camino de Santiago, or the Way of St. James, is something that hundreds of thousands of people participate in every year. Legend has it that the remains of St. James are buried in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, and…

Asia Travel Travel Tips

Shoes Off: Temples of Thailand

Buddhist temples in Thailand are far from the only places of religious worship that requires certain etiquette in terms of dress and shoe wear, but this is one make or break to your Thai trip. The weather in Thailand can be oppressively hot…

Australasia Travel

Sky Diving Wanaka Style!

Learn when to disconnect from the world but learn when to work hard to make your dreams come true! Today I completed another dream, I jumped out of a plane over lake Wanaka, NZ.…

Europe Travel

Twitter Interview with London’s Personal Stylist

In our business, (i.e, the business of bringing travelling visitors and expert locals together), we get to meet the most interesting, talented and fun people. Case in point: Chantelle, personal stylist to London’s (now) best dressed. Chantelle, using her…

Asia Travel

Seven Wonders of Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya is one of my favourite places to visit in Thailand. It has a great selection of historical temples, it’s very easy to navigate and has a great foodie scene. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historic city…