7 Ways to Do Dubai

This is a guest post by travel writer Lily Berns. She uses every chance she gets to travel around the world with her family and friends. Experiencing new places and cultures, meeting new people and learning something new every day – this is her life motto. Great, unmatched, gorgeous, stunning – these are the epithets … More 7 Ways to Do Dubai

Goodbye To All That

The last few weeks have been something of a revelation. I finally booked my flights to India, a place I’ve been fascinated by ever since I read The Jungle Book. In fact, I’ve got a very challenging yet exciting few months of travel ahead of me. Since I love making life difficult for myself I … More Goodbye To All That

Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget

Travel is one of life’s great teachers, an experience like no other that will leave you with unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. But, it can be expensive. This needn’t stop you from hitting the road though – just choose countries where your money can go further. A week’s budget in Australia, Japan or the … More Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget

Chasing A Whale

The catamaran sped away from Kaikoura through the surf, rolling over the waves at breakneck speed. We had to sit inside whilst moving for safety reasons and I can’t say I was feeling too rosy. Thankfully whenever the vessel came to a stop we were able to go back outside on to the deck. The … More Chasing A Whale

Travel Bite: Motu-hopping in the South Pacific

Travel Bites are short guides designed to inform, entertain and whet your wanderlust appetite in less than five minutes. Aitutaki, in the southern group of the Cook Islands, is a popular travel destination for one major reason: the lagoon. Island-hopping among the ‘motu’, or small islets, is the number one tourist activity here. The group … More Travel Bite: Motu-hopping in the South Pacific

Cruising Milford Sound

“Milford is a wild, romantic looking place, abounding in high mountains and intermediate deep valleys.” Milford Sound as described by the sealer John Boultbee in 1826. This is one of the iconic New Zealand experiences. Milford Sound is peaceful, picturesque (weather permitting) and teeming with wildlife. A cruise on the sound will set you back … More Cruising Milford Sound