48 hours in Reykjavik

48 hours in Reykjavik

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Iceland is all about the wild outdoors. It’s one of the most naturally beautiful countries I’ve ever visited, and it’s chock full of extreme features like volcanoes, glaciers, expansive geo thermal areas, waterfalls and geysers. In this post I’m […]

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48 hours in Brooklyn

48 hours in Brooklyn

To report on our recent trip to NYC, I decided to offer something different first up and write about the time we spent in Brooklyn. Although the majority of the popular NYC sights tourists hit up are in Manhattan, there’s loads going on in Brooklyn that allow you to see another side of NYC and […]

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48 hours in Hoi An

48 hours in Hoi An

Following our tour around Ha Long Bay and a few days in Hanoi, we made our way south further down the coast of Vietnam to see what more awesome culinary delights and historical sites we could find. Having originally planned to take the train from Hanoi to Hue, we instead opted for the faster means of […]

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48 hours in Hanoi

48 hours in Hanoi

When we decided to visit Vietnam, I got excited to immerse myself in the chaos of South East Asia again. The last time I was in this part of the world was in late 2009, so the idea of dodging scooters, eating street food and drinking cheap beer was well overdue. We arrived on a […]

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Overnight Cruising in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

Overnight Cruising in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay is hailed as one of the great natural wonders of the world. It’s high up there on many peoples bucket lists and this Vietnamese national treasure is unlike any other place in the world. So when we were planning our trip through Vietnam, there was no way we were going to miss […]

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48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

48 hours in Kuala Lumpur

Following on from our Christmas and NYE 2013 adventures in my home town of Melbourne, we started making our way back to London via South East Asia. As we were flying with Malaysia Airlines, we had a stopover in Kuala Lumpur as a reintroduction to Asia before we slingshotted up to Vietnam. I’d been to […]

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The Olsen – An Artful Melbourne Hotel in the heart of Chapel Street

The Olsen – An Artful Melbourne Hotel in the heart of Chapel Street

Over Christmas I flew back home to Australia to visit family and friends and enjoy a bit of sunshine in my hometown of Melbourne. After we got over the Christmas food coma and endured the first heatwave, we ventured into the city to stay at a few choice hotels and sample the hospitality the Victorian […]

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London to Luxembourg – Overnight in the crossroads of Europe

London to Luxembourg – Overnight in the crossroads of Europe

I’d always wanted to check out Luxembourg. Something about the little country’s location, small size and influence from the 3 countries around it made me want to see what it was all about. When cheap Cityjet flights out of London City (LCY) airport came up not that long ago, I decided I’d treat my girlfriend […]

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48 hours in Montreal

48 hours in Montreal

JM – Montreal is a city I’ve always been fascinated by. It’s in the heart of French Canada and has that whole “feel like France but it’s in North America” feel about it. When Marie-Eve from A Montrealer Abroad approached me to write a guest post about her home town, I couldn’t wait to hear […]

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48 hours in Prague

48 hours in Prague

I’d been wanting to see Prague for a while. It was high up on my “Central/Eastern Europe” list, and a city I was only really interested in seeing in the summer due to how cold it gets around that area during winter. I’d heard of how historic and beautiful it was, but also how cheap […]

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