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 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…
Setting off on a New Zealand road trip adventure? Congratulations, this is one decision you will never regret.
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.
We’re all familiar with skateboarding and snowboarding, but how about sandboarding? Adrenaline-junkies and curious backpackers flock to the colossal sand dunes of the oasis town Huacachina for one thing and one thing only – to sandboard. I was the latter. The intrigue alone was enough to make […]
Have you decided to challenge yourself this year with a Kilimanjaro climb? Congratulations, you’ve made a brilliant decision! It’s arguably one of our biggest ever travel highlights. Not only did we come home with a well-earned sense of achievement and a newfound love of mountain […]
The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion and design. It’s no surprise then that the best of the French capital’s café culture and brunch spots are found here, where you can enjoy far more than the […]
This year Denmark once again topped the table in The World Happiness Report, surely meaning that its cool capital Copenhagen has to be up there as one of the happiest cities in the world. It’s not hard to see why. Despite the cost of living and the darker […]
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is often referred to as the ‘The Paris of the South’. With its European art nouveau-influenced architecture and large boulevards, it’s not hard to see why. It’s an absolute must for any traveller visiting Argentina – so have a read […]
Want to enjoy Greece without the crowds? head to Halkidiki in northern Greece. If you’ve been watching Simon Reeve’s Greece on TV the past few weeks, then you’ll have realised quite how many surprises lay in store for travellers. One of these is the world heritage […]
There’s so much more to Hay-on-Wye than the annual literary festival that takes place in early summer. It’s the perfect place to escape from daily life all year round and although it’s small in size, you can easily wile away a weekend pottering around the […]
The luxury surrounds of Courchevel and the party hotspot of Val Thorens may be among the first resorts skiers think of when planning a trip to the Three Valleys, but Les Menuires – sandwiched in the middle of the vast ski region – is the […]