Author: TheTwoTravelled

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

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 

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

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 

10 of the Best Brunch Spots in the Marais, Paris

10 of the Best Brunch Spots in the Marais, Paris

Looking for the best brunch in Paris? We’re sharing our top 10 spots so you can experience French dining at it’s (breakfast!) finest and fuel your city sightseeing all day!  The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion 

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

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 

Paradise Found: Soul&Surf, Kerala

Paradise Found: Soul&Surf, Kerala

If you want to get away from it all, with plenty of sun, surf and savasanas thrown in, there’s nowhere quite like Soul&Surf – one of Kerala’s first surf and yoga retreats. It was set up by intrepid Brits Ed & Sofie Templeton, who gave 

A boozy delight: Wine ice cream in Cafayate

A boozy delight: Wine ice cream in Cafayate

I’m partial to a glass of wine (or two…) and always enjoy a good ice cream – but both of them together?! Yes, that’s what I found on my travels in the small wine region of Cafayate in Argentina. Cafayate, which lies in the heart 

Ultimate guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ultimate guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 

Insider’s guide to Dublin

Insider’s guide to Dublin

It’s St Paddy’s Day! Are you off for a weekend of good old Irish craic in the capital? Read our insider tips on what to see, do (and drink!), in the city beyond the usual tourist hotspots. Drink… In Dublin’s historic pubs If there’s one 

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

Amazing hybrid pastries – and where to eat them

What’s better than a doughnut? A cronut! The world went cronut-crazy back in 2013 when one New York bakery, owned by the inventive pastry chef Dominique Ansel, merged two well-loved baked goods together – a doughnut and a croissant. The result was a flaky, iced 

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

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 

Skiing: Engelberg on a long weekend

Skiing: Engelberg on a long weekend

Engelberg-Titlis may be one of Switzerland’s smaller ski resorts, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in things to do – and it’s the perfect resort for long weekend skiing if you’re short of time. Considering its size, the small and very Swiss 

Living like a local on a Sorrento lemon farm

Living like a local on a Sorrento lemon farm

Famous for its production of protected lemons (like no lemons you have ever tasted), and the region’s most sought-after export, limoncello, Sorrento is a haven for foodies looking to sample a slice of the slow life. The best way to live la dolce vita is to live life like a local on a traditional lemon farm. I was invited to stay at Il GiardinoVigliano in Sorrento,