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Things to Do and Eat in Hondarribia, Spain

Hondarribia is in the Gipuzkoa region of northern Spain, and just 23km from San Sebastian, and here are some of the Things to do and Eat in …

European Travel

First Timers Guide to Visiting Bilbao, Spain

This is a First Timers Guide to Visiting Bilbao, Spain. Just think Basque, think Guggenheim, think pintxos, think regeneration and you will …

Our French Odyssey on board the luxury hotel barge Anjodi

Six nights on board a <b>luxury hotel barge</b> is a <b>French Odyssey</b> indeed. We were on board the <b>luxury hotel barge Anjodi</b>, operated through European …

A Guide to Visiting the Wineries in Haro, Spain

This is a guide to visiting the wineries in Haro, Spain, where we will introduce you to the wine capital of the La Rioja region. Here vineyards can …

Visit Albarracin, one of the prettiest towns in Spain

We drive through some of the most amazing scenery to Visit Albarracin, in southern Aragon, and officially one of the 44 prettiest towns in Spain. We …

It is the people who make it special when you visit Bunbury, Western Australia

<b>When you visit Bunbury, Western Australia you will notice that it is the warm and hospitable people who make your visit special.</b> Ok, it is also the</b> …

Getting the Best SIM Card in Vietnam

This is our experience about Getting the Best SIM Card in Vietnam. We are not the sort of people who choose to disconnect from our social media …

Vietnam

A Once in a Lifetime Experience on the Indian Pacific Rail Journey

It is not often that you get to travel from the Indian Ocean in Western Australia, straight across this vast continent of Australia to the Pacific …

Visit Rottnest Island to see the quokkas, the ‘happiest animal in the world’.

When you visit <b>Perth, one of the most isolated capital cities in the world</b>, you need to visit Rottnest Island to see t<b>he quokkas, the ‘happiest animal</b> …

We are Seniorpreneurs…like WTF!

A few years ago, we were interviewed by Huffington Post. When the article came out, they referred to us as seniorpreneurs. I was like, WTF!? Ok, we …

Entrepreneurship

45 Best Travel Blogging Tips

After nearly five years working as <b>professional travel bloggers on Contented Traveller,</b> we feel confident in sharing these <b>45 Best Travel Blogging Tips</b> …

22 Ways to Save Money when you Travel, with lots of hints

How to save money when you travel, is a commonly asked question. The better question is probably, <b>how to make yourself financially secure before you</b> …

54 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Bali

These are 54 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting Bali. Bali is known as the Land of Gods, and the Balinese believe that Heaven is Bali and that Bali is …

Bali

10 Things to do in Bali When It Rains

It rains because Bali is a tropical island, and these are 10 Things to do in Bali When It Rains. Every year in Bali, between December and April, is …

Bali

27 Do’s and Don’ts when Visiting Australia

Australia is a safe country with a good and free health system, a good and free education system, and a larrikin approach to authority. Australia is …

Australia

Are People with Tattoos Allowed in Onsen in Japan?

As frequent visitors to Japan, and as very frequent onsen users, we are often asked by readers, are people with tattoos allowed in onsen in Japan? …

Japan

How to have your own Internet System on a Cruise Ship

The internet on cruise ships is notoriously slow, and notoriously expensive, but this post explains <b>How to have your own internet system on a cruise</b> …

Internet of Things

What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan

<b>You are Planning a Ski trip to Japan. Well done you. Ever wondered What to Pack for a Ski Trip to Japan?</b> As veterans of skiing in Japan, we can tell …

Skiing

17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most rewarding places you can visit, but you need to be aware of these <b>17 Do’s & Don’ts when Visiting Vietnam</b>. From the frenetic …

Vietnam

Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise?

Let me ask you something about a comedy cruise. <b>Can YOU Survive a 3 day Comedy Cruise?</b> Do you have it in you to accept the muscular spasms from …

Comedy Festival

The Highlights of our year as Travel Bloggers

The wonderful thing about being travel bloggers is that we have no idea of what our year will look like, and I guess that is totally true with life …

European Travel

Serendipity is important for travellers, and for life in general.

<b>Serendipity is the act of finding something valuable or delightful when you are not looking for it.</b><p><b>To get that ‘isn’t that sweet’ moment out of the</b> …

Don’t be afraid to ask a question?

Don’t be afraid to ask a question?<p>If you don’t ask, then you already know the answer. It is no.<p>If a baby cries, they are asking for something, and …

What are Media FAM Trips?

First of all, you may wonder <b>What are Media FAM Trips?</b> A Media FAM trip is a Media Familiarization trip, offered to media on behalf of an organization …

24 hours in Dublin

Let’s face it, 24 hours in Dublin is never going to be enough time, but if that’s all you’ve got, then here is how to make the most of it. <b>24 hours in</b> …

Ireland

Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland

There is no doubt that Killarney is a popular destination, and we share the Top 30 Things to do in Killarney, Ireland from our recent trip to this …

Why You Must Visit Dingle in Ireland

You must visit Dingle when you go to Ireland. Everyone loves Dingle, including the Irish, because there is a lot to love about this seaside town on …

Ireland

V is for Vanuatu – 10 compelling reasons to visit

Vanuatu is your archetypal paradisiacal tropical island that is not too overrun by tourists, and hence Vanuatu – 10 compelling reasons to visit. …

Skiing in Japan – 6 of the Best Places

<b>Skiing in Japan – 6 of the best places to go</b><p><b>Japan has become a must ski and see destination</b>, well known for its deep, deep powder, reasonable prices …

Visiting Valentia Island in Ireland

To be quite honest I had never heard of Valentia Island in Ireland. When we were planning our road trip of 3 weeks in Ireland, we knew we couldn’t do …

Ireland