Setting Travel Goals for 2019

We all have personal goals, and the new year seems like the best time to admit to them, begin them, and write them down. Though as a couple we have independent goals, we do have three main goals together for 2019: 1: Complete the Velo Birmingham. This is a 100 mile bicycle race, and we…

How to Experience your Hometown like a Traveller

Saving from one base isn’t easy for a traveller – but it’s necessary when you stick to the old motto ‘Work-Save-Travel’. So, how can you make it easier? Experience your hometown like a traveller. You might have lived in your city since you were born, but we bet there are places that you haven’t yet…

5 Simple Luggage Swaps That Will Save You Money

We love having meals out, drinking coffee in beautiful coffee shops the world over (see our post here on Our Favourite Coffee Shops (Worldwide List!) However, that is not how money is best spent while travelling. So, we make allowances, and today we are going to share these with you! Here are five simple luggage…

A Snapshot of Berlin

When to Visit: Is there a bad time? No, not really. Berlin an exciting city full of great things to do – the season will only change your ability to some of those things a little. If you visit during the warmer months, you can cycle through the gorgeous Tiergarten and enjoy the amazing colours….

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…

The Road Involuntarily Travelled…(how to survive travelling for work)

Long security queues, overpriced food and resentfully buying a bottle of water because you can’t bring your own onto a plane. Airports truly are magical places. Honestly I’ve always enjoyed flying. There are few things better to me than experiencing the anticipation of a child on Christmas Eve as Rach and I wait for a…

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…

Travel Etiquette – Part Deux

Around a year ago we wrote a ‘Travel Couple Etiquette’ post. After our recent trip driving the vineyards of France, we realised that there was scope for a ‘Part Deux’ – there’s nothing like intense camping time to learn more about travel couple etiquette! Putting Up Tents R: We have been together for six years…

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…

Travelling in Taxis…Beijing

The latest in our series of taxi stories from our travels. When we hailed a taxi in Beijing, China, we were not in a good mood. It was 2am, we had no money left at all (save the exact amount of the taxi ride to the airport), and we had just had an argument with…