Travel Reviews

Bedroom balcony views from the Stockinggut Leogang
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Checking in: Stockinggut, Leogang Hotel Review – an almost all-inclusive Austrian Alps experience 

This Stockinggut Leogang Hotel covers the mountain location, food, drink, spa and service of this delightful hotel in the Austrian Alps.
Dan Flying Solo
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Best language learning apps for your phone

Sure, it's easy enough to get around most of the world speaking English but where is the fun in that? Do you really want to be the typical tourist just saying it louder and slower. Here are some great, free and easy to use phone apps to learn foreign languages in your pocket.
Hong Kong Waterfront Travel Guide
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32 Best Travel Apps in 2022 for iPhone and Android

From pollen counts to star gazing, our phones can pretty much do anything these days. Here's what I have on my handset for the year to come...
Vipava Valley Slovenia
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Discover amazing Wines from Europe with home delivery | 8 Wines Review

Taste wines from around the world, delivered straight to your home - from French classics, to Croatian orange wines, with 8 Wines.
Bali Hotel Guide
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Ultimate Bali Guide + Where to stay in Bali

Bali, the Island of the Gods divides us into love or hate camps. But really, I think it is as simple as picking the right area to stay in to really enjoy your trip. So, where should you stay when you're in Bali?
Flying cheap
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How to find cheap flights from the USA and UK straight to your inbox

Cheap flights and return fare tickets can be snapped up at a steal thanks to a few hard working guys who bring you flight deals to your inbox
Flight claims
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Know your EU261 flight rights: Making claims for delayed or cancelled flights

Having suffered a few 24 hours plus flight delays now, I've got used to the time-consuming process of making claims. Here is the lowdown on how to do it.
Edinburgh Festivals Photo Guide
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20 Photos that prove Edinburgh is the worlds Festival City!

Billing yourself as 'The Worlds Festival City' might be a big claim to live up to, but with only the Olympics and World Cup selling more tickets than Edinburgh Festivals they do just that. A quick guide to the August festivals in the Scottish capital.
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Why learning to Scuba Dive will change your life

My first venture into scuba diving took place in the tropical waters of Thailand. My friend, a qualified PADI instructor, had dragged me to sign up for a discovery dive while we were staying near Koh Phi Phi.
Hong Kong
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Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures: Should you take a tour in China?

Travelling mainly by train, I explored Beijing to Hong Kong with G Adventures, one of their many China tours. This is my review of travelling China with G Adventures.
Princess Cruises
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Cruising Scandinavia, St Petersburg and the Baltic Sea with Princess Cruises

What was cruising going to be like? Would I love it or hate it? Was it going to feel like a vacation or an adventure? Here is how my 11 day Scandinavia, St Petersburg and Baltic Sea cruise went down...
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Connections, culture and cruising: Tips to make your voyage more intrepid

When it comes to cruising there are plenty of beliefs about being shuttled around by busses and not experiencing any of the local cultures but if you keep a travellers mindset you'll find cruising can be far more intrepid than you would believe.
LAND Resort Alentejo
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Vineyards, Relaxation and Star Gazing: A weekend in Alentejo, Portugal

Heres' where sip the good stuff under a star-lit sky after feasting on Michelin star food, before venturing off to explore the region's towns and cities.
Lago di Tovel as seen from above in Val Di Non
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Best Picks and Gifts for Eco Travellers

It's the time of year when you get bombed with gift guides. This year I'm scrapping the affiliate links and focusing on products supporting good in this world...
Lares Trek and Machu Picchu
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The Lares Trek & Machu Picchu

From the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu, the mind blowing landscapes of The Lares Trek is an awesome way to experience the Cusco region of Peru. Heres the blog and video of my tour with G Adventures.
Machu Picchu seen from above
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Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu by train

Taking the train from Cusco or Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu is one of the most incredible journeys in the world. Passing mountains, rivers, and Inca ruins don't miss this when you visit Peru!
Oman
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10 Reasons why you need to Travel Oman ASAP+ 1 Video

Oman. I have no words yet, but I have tried to throw some together with this road trip video. If it is not on your list you need to change that pronto...
Best Accommodation Sri Lanka
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Awesome Hotels in Sri Lanka with incredible pools

I have an addiction for unique hotels, specifically ones with incredible pools. So when I visited Sri Lanka it became a running theme to discover the best this country had to offer.
Horse Shoe Bend Tour
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How not to do Horseshoe Bend + Antelope Canyon from Las Vegas

As if doing a 14 hour bus tour once wasn't bad enough, I had to do it twice... Luckily Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend were well worth it. Learn from my mistakes!
Skyscanner Roulette
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7 Steps for a Spontaneous Weekend #SkyscannerRoulette

"How do you travel so much?" is by far the question I am asked the most often and really, the answer is super simple... Ready to find some cheap flights and enjoy a last minute get away?
Taj Mahal Photography Tips
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The Golden Triangle with a Twist

The golden triangle which makes up Agra, Delhi and Jaipur is one of the most famous routes to travel in India. But how can you make it unique? How much of an insight into India do we really want?