A Snapshot of…Beijing

Well, we did a poll and asked which city our followers would like to read about next. The answer came back, and it was Beijing! So here is our snapshot, we hope you enjoy it. When to Visit: Beijing is freezing cold in the Winter and swelteringly hot the Summer, so, we recommend Spring or…

Dealing with Culture Shock

Culture shock can be an issue for even the most seasoned of travellers. We all have our ideals, our attitudes and our individual creature comforts. So, when you enter a totally new environment where these aspects of what make you who you are aren’t there, you are thrown into disarray. It can be difficult to…

The Eden Project – A Photo Diary

This weekend we visited the incredible Eden Project in Cornwall, and for once, we are going to let our photographs to the talking for us. Here are some of the sights, with a strong recommendation to go! The Eden Project is an educational charity, and you can find out more here: http://www.edenproject.com    

Things We Wish We Had Known Before Travelling Europe by Interrail

Ah hindsight, that magical memory trick that helps you realise what would have made your life easier. We travelled Europe by Interrail together and had an amazing time, but here are some of the things that we wish we had known before going. We hope they help you in your travels too! You cannot use…

How to Survive Long Haul Flights

Long distance flights can be fun, honestly! We have been on many, and we are here to tell you some of our tips for not only taking them in your stride, but doing so in comfort (note: we’re not talking about business or first class here, we would only ever buy seats on the cheap…

Great Things to do for FREE in Any City

We are all about the saving, travelling on a budget and staying within our monetary limits. Why? Because it means that we can travel for longer! We’ll always go for the cheapest option (including giving ourselves fancy new haircuts). In this blog post, we’re going to share our tips for great things you can do…

Our Favourite Travelling Recipe – with photos!

We’ve talked many times about how food from your favourite countries can help cure travel and home sickness (see our post: How to battle feeling homesick.) We love China, and our time there was very happy. So, making dumplings (or, depending on what you prefer to call them, #jiaozi, #gyoza, #potstickers, #锅贴, and many more)…

Our Advice for Keeping Belongings Safe While Travelling

It can happen to us all, you’re travelling and enjoying an adventure when suddenly you realise that your purse is missing. Here is some advice from us (in handy bullet point format!): Choose the right backpack. The backpacks that we use open from the section against our back. You cannot access the contents unless the…

Lessons Learned – Avoiding Being Scammed While Travelling

Something we have been discussing a lot since starting our travel blog is how we can help others with their travel issues. But the question is, what are other people’s travelling issues? We can name our own, but what about yours? Then we realised that actually, a lot of experiences we face when travelling the…