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Akaroa Dolphins - Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise: A Remarkable Experience in Akaroa, New Zealand

Like one of the Japanese women on our boat, I squealed with excitement as we caught our first glimpse of the tiny dolphins ahead. They exclaimed, …

The Best Travel TV Shows

BlogMovies/TV/Music<p>08 Aug 2017<p>2<p><i>This is an update to a post I published a couple of years ago. I’ve seen a lot more travel TV shows since then so this</i> …

What Is the Mui Ne Sand Dunes Tour Really Like?

BlogSoutheast AsiaVietnam<p>01 Aug 2017<p>0<p>Can the $4 Mui Ne sand dunes tour in Vietnam really be any good? At that price I felt it was worth investigating …

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Barichara and Villa de Leyva: Two Beautiful Colonial Towns in Colombia

I’ve always wondered if it’s possible to get sick of seeing too many of places that are known to be beautiful. The term “templed out” comes to mind …

Old Manali VS Kasol VS Dharamkot: Which Hippy Tourist Town in India is Right for You?

BlogIndiaSouth Asia<p>30 May 2017<p>0<p>How happy are high, Hamlet reading hippies on holiday in Himachal Pradesh? That’s just one of many deep, existential …

Have Tourists Ruined this Place? My New Method Will Give You the Answer

BlogMy Travel Alter Ego<p>07 Jun 2017<p>0<p><i>My travel alter-ego has returned after a three year hiatus. He wrote this post after visiting one too many packed</i> …

10 Awesome Things to Do in the 4000 Islands, Laos

Coming from the Philippines, I had very little interest in travelling around Southeast Asia. I always thought most places would be similar to the …

17 Fun Things to Do in Hong Kong: A First Timer's Guide

From its spectacular skyline to its exciting theme parks, from its delectable local cuisine to its beautiful nature, Hong Kong has something for …

Backpacking in Mexico: Costs, Tips and Places to See

BlogCentral / North AmericaMexico<p>20 May 2017<p>0<p>We spent a month in Mexico during our trip around the world and barely scratched the surface of what …

Hiking to Wainui Falls, Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park<p>09 May 2017<p>Why hike to Wainui Falls?<p>The road between Takaka and Totaranui is a treasure trove of beaches, sweeping views and …

Cenotes Near Valladolid: Unique Natural Wonders in Mexico

BlogCentral / North AmericaMexico<p>02 May 2017<p>0<p>The cenotes near Valladolid are magical underground water worlds and exploring them quickly became a …

10 Days in Italy Itinerary: Venice, Rome and the Amalfi Coast

From its indulgent food to its incredible architecture, Italy is one of the best countries to visit in Europe. Whether you are looking for a feel of …

Hiking to Heyward Point, Dunedin

Dunedin<p>12 Apr 2017<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 …

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 …

29 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 …

Tomahawk Beach, Dunedin

Dunedin<p>02 Mar 2017<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 — …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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>1<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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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