Exploring 101: 10 simple things to find when exploring Japan

If you’re a first timer in Japan then you’re in for a treat! This East Asian metropolis is known worldwide for the bizarre and interesting things you’ll find. But if this is your first time here, it can be a bit intimidating. What should you do?! What should see?! What should you eat?! While the […]

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The 10 best quotes about Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant bustling city with a culture so rich it will have you feeling a flurry of emotions from the moment you step foot out the train station. Filled with tulips, cheese, art, music and a rich history, the Capital of the Netherlands forms a truly unique city that is well worth a […]

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Essential travel lessons learnt from A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of the most beautifully written adventures of all time. I’m a sucker for timeless classics and one that is filled with adventure, mystery and endless exploration… well that’s just a win all round! The novel was first written in 1864 and tells the story of […]

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10 magical travel words to add to your vocabulary

You leave, have an adventure then come home with a flurry of emotions. Suddenly, you just can’t seem to find the right words to capture the intensity of experiences you had and the feelings you felt. Something magical, something beautiful, something whimsical. Here are ten foreign words that come pretty close to capturing those moments […]

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A simple guide to choosing the right Caribbean Island

With over 30 islands to choose from when visiting the Caribbean, picking just one or two to adventure in can be a pretty difficult decision to make. From beautiful beaches, to hiking trails, to finding bio-luminescent plankton… there is so much to do and see that it can be overwhelming, leaving you wanting to do everything […]

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10 magical things you will find on a beach in the Virgin Islands

The US Virgin Islands is known for its beautiful beaches with soft white sands and glistening blue waters. But that’s not all you’ll find here. Wandering here on our Christmas vacation revealed some of the natural wonders hidden away in the Caribbean… wonders that can be only be found when exploring first hand! Here are […]

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15 Interesting facts about Table Mountain

Overlooking the beautiful city of Cape Town is one of South Africa’s most visited attractions. In fact, you can’t really visit the Mother City without visiting the all famous Table Mountain.  Surrounded by Devil’s Peak to the east and Lion’s Head to the west, the dramatic backdrop of mountains is almost picture perfect. As the […]

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Tales of a Travelling Gypsy – Moving to Nijmegen

If there’s one thing I’ll never regret in this lifetime, it’s travelling. Often, it’s easy to forget what the world still has to offer among daily obstacles and whilst the dwellings of everyday life can be somewhat draining and monotonous, I’ve always found travelling or even the idea of it, to be something revitalizing to the […]

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Did we really find a cemetery in Kyoto?

What do you do when, whilst walking through thousands of vermilion gates and Shinto shrines, you unexpectedly wander off the common path and stumble into what looks like a traditional Japanese cemetery?

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