A Snapshot of Kuala Lumpur

This is an exciting snapshot for us to write, because it is all about one of our favourite cities in the world, Kuala Lumpur. Within this city you have it all, the best food, the best drinks, and some sweet jazz for your ears. Truly, Kuala Lumpur is home to some amazing experiences. Read on…

What to Look for in a Travelling Backpack

Getting prepped for a long stint of travel? Buying all of the items that you need can be fun, but buying a travel rucksack/backpack is a serious business! This is going to be your best friend for your journey. It will be slept on, thrown around, stuffed to breaking point and shoved in tight compartments….

Travelling in Taxis…Sofia.

Here is the next instalment in our ‘Travelling in Taxis’ series, this time focussing on Sofia, Bulgaria. While we have had mixed experiences of taxi journey’s in Bulgaria (including a time when a taxi driver got angry with us for asking him to take us to the airport), our first ever taxi journey pleased us…

A Snapshot of Amsterdam

Amsterdam! The place that some call ‘The City of Sin’…well, it isn’t that in our opinion. It is a city filled with beauty, from incredible listed houses that line the canals, to collections of art that will astound you. Let’s dig a little deeper… When to Visit: Is there a bad time to visit Amsterdam?…

A Snapshot of New York

Here’s a snapshot I have wanted to write for a while, because New York is definitely one of my favourite cities in the world. Let’s go! (Quick note – there is a plethora of information about NYC. This is written assuming that you already know that it would be awesome to go to the ‘Top…

Meal Ideas for a Single Burner Camping Stove

When we travel we try to save money as much as we can, which means that during our recent French vineyard trip we took the single burner camping stove we had recently found in one of our parents shed, along the plastic plates and cutlery that were found alongside it (as a side note, these…

French Phrases That Will Help You on Your Wine Tour

As you may know by now, we are running a short series of blog posts aimed at helping others create their own French vineyard tour. This post is aimed at those that cannot speak French. We witnessed a few people struggle with ordering while we were away, who were, perhaps unintentionally, rude to staff. Two…

Our Top 5 Places to Try Wine in France

We have just finished a French Vineyard Tour that we created ourselves, and so we thought that it would be a great idea to share with you our favourite wine venues! 1: Maison Martin Jund (http://www.martinjund.com/) Colmar We have chosen this as our number one spot because it was simply beautiful. The staff were warm…

The Actual Cost of a French Vineyard Tour

So, you want to go on a vineyard tour. We do not blame you, what is better than France in the summer? French vineyards and wine tasting, that’s what! When we were researching for our own trip, we had a little perusal of the cost of various vineyard tours on offer. Some of them were…

Fete de la Musique in Dijon

So far we’ve weaved our way from Calais to chalons-en-champagne, from there to Colmar, to Mulhouse, to Dijon and now to Annonay. About half way through our trip and we don’t know where to head next! There is no shortage of possibilities, our only limiting factor is time. Just under a week is left until…