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Hiking Mt Snowdon – a Weekend Guide

Hiking Mt Snowdon – a Weekend Guide

As road-trips go, driving to Snowdonia has got to be up there as one of the most picturesque in the UK. The deeper we got into the heart of the national park, the more awe-struck we became with the stunning scenery of craggy peaks, tranquil […]

Beyond Bali: Guide to Nusa Penida

Beyond Bali: Guide to Nusa Penida

Want to explore beyond the tourist hotspots of Bali and don’t know where to start? Escape the crowds and explore our guide to Nusa Penida island.

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.

VanLife: 8 Road Trip Tips You Should Know

VanLife: 8 Road Trip Tips You Should Know

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.

5 Amazing Places to Solo Travel in Indonesia

5 Amazing Places to Solo Travel in Indonesia

Ready to plan your next solo adventure to Indonesia but don’t know where to start? We have you covered!

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

I’ve been meaning to write and share my best female solo travel tips for months now — because, before I left, it was exactly what I was feverishly googling!

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.

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka: How I Jumped from 15,000ft

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka: How I Jumped from 15,000ft

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.

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!

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!

7-Day Java Island Guide: Indonesia’s Most Thrilling Island

7-Day Java Island Guide: Indonesia’s Most Thrilling Island

I’ve been meaning to write a Java Island guide for months — it was one of my favourite places in Indonesia, and still largely untouched! Bali may be known as surfer’s paradise, Lombok has earned a reputation of being a blissful beach escape from the […]

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! […]

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 Siargao restaurants to get over that jetlag — we have you covered!  In Siargao, you get surf, great weather, super-friendly locals and of course, the delicious Siargao restaurant and […]

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay Road Trip

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay Road Trip

Our Sydney to Byron Bay road trip was one of my favourite times on the road in Australia! 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 […]

VIDEO & CITY GUIDE: 48 hours in Stockholm

VIDEO & CITY GUIDE: 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 […]


About The Two Travelled

A TRAVEL BLOG FOR ADVENTURERS

A TRAVEL BLOG FOR ADVENTURERS

You’ve stumbled across the travel blog of Sarah Gibbons and Nikki Canning, and we’re so glad you did! Did Google send you? 

We’re two intrepid buddies with insatiable wanderlust. We met in London while working as travel and lifestyle editors and soon bonded over our love of adventure.

Since then, we’ve summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, chilled in Zanzibar, scaled glaciers in New Zealand and skydived from 15,000ft together — and we’re not stopping there!

We wanted to create this travel blog to share our adventures, and to help you plan your next adventure — whether it’s a last minute weekend away or an epic backpacking journey.

If you have any questions, want to work with us on a special project, or just say hello, tap right here!

Fully open to requests! (Unless it’s a Whitney Houston number, our vocal range is limited, at best.)

Sarah and Nikki


Travel Tips

VanLife: 8 Road Trip Tips You Should Know

VanLife: 8 Road Trip Tips You Should Know

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.

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

I’ve been meaning to write and share my best female solo travel tips for months now — because, before I left, it was exactly what I was feverishly googling!

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay Road Trip

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay Road Trip

Our Sydney to Byron Bay road trip was one of my favourite times on the road in Australia! 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 […]

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.

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.