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Hiriketiya Bay: southern Sri Lanka’s beach paradise

Hiriketiya Bay: southern Sri Lanka’s beach paradise

Close your eyes and picture a tropical beach paradise… No doubt you’re picturing a secret bay of turquoise blue ocean lapping gently onto soft, white sand, with tall palm trees swaying gently in the warm breeze. Am I right? The good news is that it exists in Sri Lanka – Hiriketiya.

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

The tearshop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is the place everyone is talking about – and for good reason. Whether you visit for two weeks or two months, it has everything: postcard-perfect beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, surfing, safaris, stunning countryside and so much more.

#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

Our first foray into van life was road-tripping for three weeks through the stunning landscapes of New Zealand. Not only did we fall for the country, but we came to love our  cosy camper too. Here are our top tips, things we learnt and what we came to love about van life.

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka

Skydiving is never something I thought I would ever have the guts to do, but when you’re in New Zealand, the adventure capital of the world, it’s amazing how quickly you can be persuaded…

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Have you ever seen the sun set at midnight? Neither had we until we visited the sleepy, but stunning, town of Hossa, North-East Finland.

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Setting off on a New Zealand road trip adventure? Congratulations, this is one decision you will never regret.

Icy adventures: The Fox Glacier heli hike

Icy adventures: The Fox Glacier heli hike

It’s not every day that you can say that you landed on a glacier in a helicopter – and that’s just the start of the fun on the Fox Glacier Heli Hike trip. 

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

Thinking about quitting your job to go travelling? Prepare for all the feelings that comes with it! Nikki shares the highs and lows she experienced before she found herself sitting on a flight across the world.

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

My travel bucket list of places to visit is endless — mainly because I just keep discovering exciting new destinations to add to the list — so I’ve decided to plan my year in seasons, so I can start ticking them off.

Top tips for road tripping California’s Pacific Coast Highway

Top tips for road tripping California’s Pacific Coast Highway

California’s Pacific Coast Highway is easily one of the best road trips in the world – a cliff-hugging, twisting road that takes you through some of the most picturesque scenery in the world.

The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

If you’re looking for a holiday that offers both adventure and beach time, cityscapes and rural retreats, a two week break in Vietnam is just the ticket!

How to maximise your annual leave

How to maximise your annual leave

It just takes some clever planning and some organisation to get the most out of your annual leave and travel with a full time job. Here’s some of our tops tips!

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Ultimate 48-hour guide to Copenhagen

Booked to go to the Danish capital for the weekend? Check out our ultimate 48-hour weekend guide to Copenhagen, with our recommendations for the best brunches, must-see sights and everything in between!

The Ultimate 3-week Philippines Itinerary

The Ultimate 3-week Philippines Itinerary

So you want to backpack around the Philippines, but you only have three weeks to spare. No problem – welcome to the 3-week Philippines Itinerary! Late April this year, after my three-month stay in Australia, I met my best friend Claire in the Philippines! It […]

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

You’ve just arrived on this beautiful island in the Philippines, and (rightly so,) you’re looking for the best places to eat in Siargao. In Siargao, you get surf, great weather, super-friendly locals and of course, the delicious Siargao restaurant and cafe scene. And man, were we happy […]

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

If you’ve been following along on my Instagram (@nikkitravelled), you might have seen that I finished my four-month stint in sunny Australia with an epic weekend road trip! So, for my final long weekend, we teamed up with lovely folks at JUCY to take their […]

48 hours in Stockholm

48 hours in Stockholm

The quick and easy Stockholm city guide Before I packed up and said goodbye to my London family, a very last minute trip to Stockholm was booked with my housemates. And it couldn’t have been a better time to go. The city was lit up […]

Road Tripping New Zealand

If you follow us on Instagram, you’ll know that Sarah and I had three short but amazing weeks to road trip across New Zealand and we fell head over heels in love with both the North and South Island. For me, it was having huge […]


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Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

If you’ve been following along on my Instagram (@nikkitravelled), you might have seen that I finished my four-month stint in sunny Australia with an epic weekend road trip! So, for my final long weekend, we teamed up with lovely folks at JUCY to take their […]

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

The tearshop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is the place everyone is talking about – and for good reason. Whether you visit for two weeks or two months, it has everything: postcard-perfect beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, surfing, safaris, stunning countryside and so much more.

#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

Our first foray into van life was road-tripping for three weeks through the stunning landscapes of New Zealand. Not only did we fall for the country, but we came to love our  cosy camper too. Here are our top tips, things we learnt and what we came to love about van life.

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Experiencing Finland’s Midnight Sun

Have you ever seen the sun set at midnight? Neither had we until we visited the sleepy, but stunning, town of Hossa, North-East Finland.

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Setting off on a New Zealand road trip adventure? Congratulations, this is one decision you will never regret.