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Hiking to Heyward Point, Dunedin

Dunedin<p>12 Apr 2017<p>0<p>Why hike to Heyward Point?<p>Dunedin’s beaches always look better from above, and some of the best elevated coastal views in (or just …

New Zealand

21 of the Most Beautiful Castles from around the World

For centuries, majestic castles have left people in awe and admiration. These fascinating displays of wealth, power and influence were built to last …

European Travel

28 of the Most Beautiful Palaces and Forts From Around the World

From fantastical palaces to epic forts, the world is full of beautiful works of architecture waiting to be discovered. These incredible feats of …

European Travel

Tomahawk Beach, Dunedin

Dunedin<p>02 Mar 2017<p>0<p>Why go to Tomahawk Beach?<p>The sun is shining in Dunedin (I know it’s rare) and you want to visit a quiet beach close to town — …

Beaches

15 Must-Try Foods in Hoi An, Vietnam: A DIY Food Tour

Apart from the incredible architecture, the ancient town of Hoi An is home to some of Vietnam’s most delectable dishes. While everyone is familiar …

Vietnam

Dunedin Street Art Trail: Discovering One of New Zealand's Best Cities for Street Art

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust<p>Coming home after being away for so many …

Street Art

Gwalior Fort: The Perfect Day Trip from Agra, India

BlogIndiaSouth Asia<p>27 Feb 2017<p>0<p>In travel, as in life, not all things are created equal. We took two separate day trips from Agra and they couldn’t …

Travel

5 Fun Things to Do in San Francisco

<i>When Luxury Retreats asked me to write a post about California, I knew it would be a great opportunity to talk to my dad about his recent trip to San</i> …

A Day in Sydney: What to See During a 12 Hour Stopover

AustraliaBlog<p>09 Feb 2017<p>0<p>Venture into the city or hang around the airport eating expensive junk food…? That’s always a tough decision to make. On a …

Travel

One Week England Itinerary: London, Bristol, Stonehenge and Bath

From its astounding architecture to incredible history, England is a great place to travel. One week in England may seem short but it’s ideal time …

Hiking in the Pin Valley: One of the Best Things to Do in Spiti, India

BlogIndiaSouth Asia<p>23 Jan 2017<p>0<p>If you’ve been following my travels in Spiti you’ll be well aware of what a scenic little corner of the world it is. …

Filipino Lumpiang Shanghai (Fried Spring Rolls) Recipe

Fried spring rolls are commonly found in East Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine. In the Philippines, we refer to spring rolls, which can be either …

Seafood

A Day in Quito, Ecuador: Exploring the Old Town

EcuadorSouth America<p>18 Jan 2017<p>0<p>We walked through the doors of Quito’s “Gold Church” (La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús) <b></b>and <b></b>were immediately …

South America

30 Things to Do Before You Turn 30

Turning 30 isn’t so bad is it? It’s all a matter of perspective. Honestly, I actually look forward to turning 30. More so than I probably did when I …

Travel

21 of the Most Romantic Towns in the World

Are you looking for new romantic moments with your loved one? Travelling together is one of the best ways to make a relationship exhilarating. The …

Couples Travel Bucket List: Top Experiences to Share with Your Partner

Travelling together as a couple is a big step in a relationship. It gives you the chance to see the world through each other’s eyes and to create …

Adventure Travel

Top 10 honeymoon islands

Tropical islands, sandy beaches and swaying palms have become the perennial motifs for the ultimate romantic honeymoon getaway. But not every couple wants to simply kickback with a cocktail on the beach (at least not everyday).<p>From cruising across turquoise lagoons to hiking otherworldly …

Behind the City Walls of Cartagena, Colombia

BlogColombiaSouth America<p>10 Jan 2017<p>2<p>Rain pounded the streets of Cartagena. Due to poorly chosen footwear (this seems to be a recurring theme in my …

South America

Ollantaytambo: Inca Ruins Above One of Peru’s Nicest Small Towns

PeruSouth America<p>Ollantaytambo: Inca Ruins Above One of Peru’s Nicest Small Towns<p>06 Jan 2017<p>6<p>If you’re visiting Peru then you are probably, at some …

European Travel

A Trip to Wat Rong Khun, Thailand’s Infamous White Temple

BlogSoutheast AsiaThailand<p>A Trip to Wat Rong Khun, Thailand’s Infamous White Temple<p>03 Jan 2017<p>4<p>Tourists in Thailand often complain of being “templed …

Thailand

Brighton Beach, Dunedin

Dunedin<p>29 Dec 2016<p>Why go to Brighton Beach?<p>Brighton Beach, located 20 km south of Dunedin city, is actually made up of several bays and beaches. …

New Zealand

Hungarian Beef Goulash (Gulyás) Recipe

Beyond the beautiful buildings, the romantic Danube river and the stunning bridges, we loved Budapest for its incredible food. I had heard of …

Cooking

Chocolate Brownies with White Chocolate Ganache Recipe

I can’t remember when I made my first batch of brownies but it has always been my favourite dessert to make when people come over to my place. I have …

Dessert

New Zealand Christmas Pavlova Recipe

Christmas is a time for family and for great food. It was our first Christmas in New Zealand so we made the festive season extra special by …

Baking

Coffee and Tea Plantation Tours from around the World

As I took a sip from my morning cup of Arabica coffee, I was taken back the the highlands of Colombia. I recall the fresh air, the green landscape …

Chai

Cycling Around the Temples in Bagan, Myanmar

BlogMyanmarSoutheast Asia<p>18 Dec 2016<p>0<p>Recently, while doing a bit of a blog overhaul, I bumped into a folder full of photos from Myanmar. I started to …

Tongariro Alpine Crossing: One of the Best Day Hikes in New Zealand

Why visit Hobbiton when you can take a journey to Mount Doom? Before its big break in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mount Ngauruhoe (Mount Doom) had …

Small Aircrafts, Great Views: Scenic Flights from around the World

One of the best experiences you can have while travelling is taking a scenic flight on a small aircraft. Nothing beats front row seats to some of the …

Two Weeks in Panama: Beaches, Cloud Forests and Skyscrapers

Panama is a country with a lot to offer. The country features the stunning Caribbean islands of Bocas del Toro and San Blas islands, the mountain …

South America

“Crazy” Dune Buggy Rides and Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

“Do you want a “crazy” driver?” The guide from Peru Hop asked everyone about their preferred dune buggy driver just before we got off the bus to …