Weekend in Cambridge: Things to do

Located a short 45 minute train ride away from London, Cambridge is perfect for a weekend away or, if you’re feeling spry, even as a day trip from London! Filled with medieval architecture, quaint shopping streets and home to one of the world’s oldest universities and markets, there’s plenty of things to do in Cambridge….

Weekend in the Hunter Valley

Just over two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is home to more than 150 wineries, making it one of Australia’s most famous wine growing regions and is a perfect daytrip from Sydney. However, the Hunter Valley has a lot more to offer tourists than just wine tasting and picturesque views. So if you…

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!) –…

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…

Culinary Cambodia: Siem Reap Food Tour

The spectacular ruins of Angkor Wat may be the main draw for visitors to Cambodia, but the historic temples, tropical beaches and colourful markets are all worth the visit too. And then there’s the food. Khmer cuisine is akin to Thai and Vietnamese, sharing the same flavour profile, but combined in different and surprising ways….

Keeping Clean on Kilimanjaro

One of the biggest misgivings I had when I first set my heart on climbing Kilimanjaro was the question of cleanliness. Never a natural outdoorswoman, I came late to the joys of the great outdoors and while I love day hikes, I was a relative noob at multi day camping. Climbing Kilimanjaro on the Rongai…