New York – The Not-So-Big Apple

New York – The Not-So-Big Apple   When you plan a vacation to New York, you think of Central Park, The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, Broadway and Pizza.  You don’t think about the fact that everyone else is also thinking that way.  In today…

9 Photos that will make you hike up to Garibaldi Lake

9 Photos that will make you hike up to Garibaldi Lake Have you ever wondered what hiking in British Columbia is really like?  Seen countless photos of mountains and lakes on Instagram and questioned whether these places actually exist?  Well, I can tell you that they do.  A few weeks…

How to see Sydney on a budget

How to see Sydney on a budget   Sydney, the capital of NSW, is known as the most expensive city in Australia.  Last year, we explored this fabulous city in just under 48 hours and managed to spend very little money!  Here’s how we did it. Research Air BnB…

The 4 stunning colours of Vanuatu

The 4 Stunning Colours of Vanuatu (or 15 photos to make you want to visit!) After an impromptu visit to Flight Centre, Leo and I found ourselves on a plane to Vanuatu back in January 2015. Vanuatu was not somewhere on our list of places to go when we booked…

5 couple-friendly activities in Vancouver for under $50

5 Couple-friendly activities in Vancouver for under $50   Since Vancouver has been shouting us some awesome weather over the last few weeks, we thought we’d give you some budget-friendly ideas on how to spend these beautiful sunny days. (Some of these options are also do-able…

Bali & the Gili Islands in 10 days

Bali & the Gili Islands in 10 days When we were planning our trip to Bali, we kept stumbling across raving reviews about the Gili Islands.  This forced us to change our itinerary slightly and it worked out for the better! Splitting our time between mainland Bali and the Gili…

The first time I saw a bear

The first time I saw a bear When you first think about travelling to Canada, you immediately picture the wildlife.  There will be coyotes, eagles, beavers, moose, racoons, goose and lastly, bears.  Everyone considers running into a grizzly bear as one of the most dangerous things that could happen when…

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold

Seaside hideout: England’s Southwold Ever wondered why people choose to spend holidays or weekend breaks in England, UK instead of going overseas to the hot mediterranean? I can give you a reason. They love their quaint seaside towns – and Southwold in Suffolk is a perfect example.  We…

Campsites in Australia: Top 5

Campsites in Australia: Top 5 Ever wondered where you should stay when travelling around Australia?  Not sure if you should free camp or pick a comfy caravan site?  Looking for some suggestions? A camping trip around Australia is possibly one of the best ways to see this wonderful country.  We…

Rottnest Island’s simple pleasures

Rottnest Island’s simple pleasures   This time last year, Leo and I were just leaving Perth, Western Australia.  My favourite part of our stay in Perth was our day trip to Rottnest Island and I want to take this time to tell you why.  Travel to Rottnest is…

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