Long Weekend in Edinburgh, Scotland

For those on a longer visit to England or Scotland, a weekend in Edinburgh will seem completely insufficient. But there’s a lot you can fit in in just 48 hours in Scotland’s capital. Edinburgh is easily accessible from London via a 4 hour train ride from Kings Cross to Waverley Station, or a short 1.5…

What to do in Gran Canaria, Spain

Gran Canaria is the largest of the Canary Islands, a group of islands located between Spain and the continent of Africa, and famed for white sand beach resorts, outdoor activities and a rich colonial history. There’s so much more to do here than just surf, sand and sea (though those are well deserved attractions!) –…

2 weeks in Italy

With 2 weeks in Italy you’ll have enough time to cover the highlights – art, culture, history, food and shopping, but you’ll need to make a choice – north or south? There’s so much to see and do in Italy, any travel plans you make will be full of compromises. As I’ve covered more of…

3 days in Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa, Vietnam is located in the highlands of northern Vietnam, nestled in the shadow of Mount Fansipan. The hills are lush and green, with mist curling through the valleys. The town itself is a bustling little centre filled with local Hmong, guides and hikers, all embarking on their trekking and homestay adventures. 3 days in…

Top tips for travelling to Vietnam from Australia

Planning on travelling to Vietnam? Only about 9 hours away by direct flight from Australia, Vietnam is a fascinating country to visit. If you’ve never visited before and are currently planning a trip to Vietnam, these travel tips will help you sort out the logistics. Travelling to Vietnam: Book your flights Currently both Qantas and…

3 days in Siem Reap & Phnom Penh

Trip Planner: 3 days in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh With just 3 days in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, this itinerary is nothing if not action packed. Explore ancient temples hidden in tropical jungles, check out a floating market, eat Khmer street food and reflect on contemporary historical sites with a dark past. This…

10 Things to Know When Travelling to Australia

If you are travelling to Australia, there’s a number of things to take into consideration. There’s the furiously hot summers. The azure beaches. The Sydney Opera House. The hopping kangaroos. In fact, the country is so unique from other parts of the world that there’s quite a few things they do differently there. To make…