Places to visit in the Top of the South Island of New Zealand

Views along the French Pass

Visiting the South Island? The top of the South Island has a lot to offer! Heard of Golden Bay? Considered hiking or kayaking in the Abel Tasman National Park? Looking to enjoy spectacular landscapes and potentially spot dolphins in the Marlborough Sounds? You just gotta visit… Farewell Spit Farewell Spit is at the northwestern tip […]

9 Unbelievably Gorgeous Coromandel Beaches and Some Pigs

Cathedral Cove - Coromandel

We were after an ‘escape’ from Auckland, we wanted beautiful beaches, great landscapes, delicious food, relaxation and various accommodation options to choose from, to top things off we didn’t want to travel far. Luckily the Coromandel Peninsula exists, and it offers all of this and more! Pigs were not considered. Travel by: Car Time needed: […]

Places To Visit In The Lower South Island of New Zealand

_MG_8468Photomatic ProCampsite, Queenstown, Twelve Mile Delta57

Renee and I recently did a one week trip to the South Island of New Zealand, to visit my sister and do a little exploration around this beautiful section of the country. Renee did a lot of research into where to visit (and camp) on this trip and put together what I consider a pretty amazing itinerary, […]

Which Greek Island is Perfect for You?

Sunbathing in Greece image

Greece is the destination of choice for many UK tourists in search of warmer weather, a unique culture and some fantastic food to name but a few of its qualities. However, there are many different islands to choose from, and it can be difficult to know which will be best for you. Here are a […]

A Quick Guide to Turkey: Three Top Resorts to Visit

Underwater photograph taken in Fethiye

Turkey is a massive country; its shores are awash with perfect tourist resorts while inland is the beating of a more traditional heart. As far as holidaymakers are concerned, it’s the coast that you need to be considering, with a whole host of fantastic options to choose from. Whether it’s ancient ruins that you’re off […]

Whitewater Rafting a 21 Foot Waterfall

Getting wet at the front

Whitewater rafting is definitely cool – it’s an extreme* sport where all you have to do is sit on an oversized rubber duck and float down a river. Not too much work so great for a fun holiday activity! Plus you don’t need prior experience – the guide will tell you what to do. All […]

6 “Other” Things to do in Florida

Speedway crowd cheering photograph

Disney World. Miami. Seaworld. Florida has some seriously famous tourist attractions. But while you can’t visit the state without stopping off at a theme park or two, you’re missing out if you don’t venture off the beaten path as well. There are all sorts of other things to do on cheap Orlando holidays, and here […]

The Perfect Thrill-Seeker’s Holiday in Florida

Airboat ride Florida

Some people go on holiday to find peace and quiet. Others go to get their pulse racing. Those in search of tranquility can certainly find it on Florida’s beautiful beaches, but those seeking thrills will find no better holiday destination than the Sunshine State. Here are the top ways adrenaline-junkies can get their kicks in […]

2013 Auckland Diwali Festival Photos

Photo taken at the Diwali Festival in Auckland city 2013

Held in Aotea square in central Auckland, the Diwali Festival – Auckland cities celebration of the five day Hindu festival is well worth a visit. Diwali translates into “row of lamps”, roughly translated as “the festival of lights”, and signifies the triumph of good over evil. It offers many stands of scrumptious Indian food, and act after […]

Sun, Fun and Siestas in Spain

Benidorm Levante Beach at dusk by Recesvintus on Flickr

Spain is a hugely popular holiday destination; British holidaymakers are particularly taken with the laid back Spanish vibe – including that famous Spanish staple – the siesta! Whether you are after a sun-drenched beach getaway or a sophisticated city break, Spain does both exceptionally well. Holidays to Spain are ideal for those wanting to travel […]