A journey of a thousand miles

Checked off the Bucket List


Everybody has a list of things they would love to do before they run out of time in which to do them.

We have been lucky enough to cross a few of the big travel goals we have off the list and would like to share our thoughts on each of them.

Maybe some of these are on your list, maybe you have already crossed them off like us, or maybe after reading what we have to say you decide it should be a new addition to your list.

Whatever the case we hope these places can inspire you like they did us.

How to make the most of Machu Picchu in a day

Not everyone has the time or the inclination to hike the Inca Trail. But there are ways to make the most of Machu Picchu in a single day and not feel like you are missing out. Let us show you.

Short Breaks – Carcassonne, France

There is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Southwest France which blends the old and the new in a picture perfect manner. Perched on the hill overlooking the new town stands the awe inspiring Medieval walled city of old Carcassonne.

Short Breaks – Oaxaca, Mexico

A history to rival any destination, diverse architecture, warm and welcoming locals, vibrant personality and a food culture that is so good it is World Heritage listed. And the best place to experience every aspect of Mexican life is Oaxaca.

European road trip – Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

I had never heard of this place until I spotted a photo on Instagram of some incredible little town that appeared to have been built based on a Disney movie or fairytale. This mystical place was called Cesky Krumlov.  

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas

Merry Christmas! It's 40 degrees outside (that's a lazy 100 in old school temperatures), the aircon is set to "arctic" but is struggling as much as you are, but Christmas dinner must go on. So it must be time to

Over the Moon in Cancun

Let's get something straight, we are not luxury travelers, we generally aim for nice or quirky budget friendly accommodation and spend the money we save on what we do rather than where we sleep. But every now and then we

A French night as a French Knight

You cross the drawbridge, the water in the moat below is calm but a sizable deterrent to invaders none the less. The spiral staircase is difficult to ascend, a challenge of some twenty narrow and steep steps leading to the entrance of the

Bicentenario – 200 years of Mexican independence

Viva! Mexico, Viva! Oaxaca, Viva! la Independiencia.   From my visits to Mexico I have learned a number of things about the beautiful people living there. But for me, two things really stand out... family means the world to them