Ten Things We Wish We Had Known Before Starting Our Travel Blog…

  I recently had a conversation with my sister, who is starting her own blog. It was exciting, thinking about the beginning of an adventure, and of all the things that we had learned. I quickly realised that throughout our blogging time (it’s been about a year and a half now) I have soaked up…

How Instagram Travel Accounts Travel Permanently

Previously on our website we have posted a ‘Behind the Scenes’ of our Instagram and Blog, which you can read here. This morning I was interested to see Buzzfeed post an article about new research that shows Instagram is having negative effects on mental health and psychology – well, this is something we already know…

That Bit In Between Travelling

There’s no point in pretending that anyone is able to travel at whim, all the time. That just doesn’t happen, unless you have a trust fund or something similar that allows you to do this. Even then, Rolt Potts makes a good point about this in his book ‘Vagabonding’: ‘To see the psychic importance of…

Personal vs Business Instagram

Running an Instagram account that is a mix of personal and business leads you to a choice, and it’s one that we have been discussing for a few months now. Which style of account should we have on Instagram, personal or business? For a long time we were business. Both are free, and business offer…

Could the Perfect Shot Ruin your Perfect Trip?

Ah travelling with a photographer. There are pros and cons. On one hand, you have incredible photographs that you can enjoy for years after an adventure, and on the other, you can end up standing around for hours waiting for your photographing friend to get that ideal shot. You may have noticed that we don’t…

Our Top Ten Favourite Instagram Accounts

We love Instagram for its easy photograph sharing, but we also spend time enjoying others photos of their travels and otherwise. Here are our Top Ten Instagram accounts, and why we think you should follow them. They are not in order, by the way, this is not a ranking – think of them as a…

Behind the Scenes of our Travel Blog and Instagram

  We’ve noticed an increase of travel accounts on Instagram that all say the same thing in their bio…usually it’s along the lines of ‘Follow me to learn how to travel full time while working online’ – I’m sure you’ve seen them. We usually get generic direct messages from these accounts also asking us to…