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We have a passion for story telling, a knack for putting itineraries together and a strong desire to have fun on our travels. Here are all our adventures, our travel tips and our guides. Enjoy.

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OUR BLOG

We have a passion for story telling, a knack for putting itineraries together and a strong desire to have fun on our travels. Here are all our adventures, our travel tips and our guides. Enjoy.

All our itineraries are here. For a particular destination go to our places page.

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Pamukkale 2-week turkey itinerary
2-week Turkey itinerary – Ruins, Cappadocia & Istanbul

We spent a month exploring Turkey, collecting the sights and drinking lots of tea. Here's our perfect 2-week Turkey itinerary, capturing the best highlights of this remarkable place.

5 day istanbul itinerary
5-day Istanbul itinerary – Our perfect city break

We think Istanbul is the best city destination in the world. But with so much to do, here’s our recommendation for how to fit it all in.

hiking in cappadocia
Hiking in Cappadocia – Our three favourite walks

Our detailed guide to hiking in Cappadocia including all the information, maps and tips we think you’ll need to experience some beautiful walking in this surreal destination.

Hiking Tre Cime Italian Dolomites
Complete guide to hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop

Hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is an excellent day in the Dolomites with stunning views of jagged limestone peaks, top quality rifugios and awesome photo opportunities

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Morocco Itinerary 10 Days
10-day Morocco itinerary – A road trip to remember

Sweeping dunes, Berber villages, and medieval medinas are only part of what makes this 10-day Morocco itinerary a trip to remember.

Jurassic coast walks in Dorset, Durdle Door
The best short walks on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Our pick of the best short walks in Dorset’s Jurassic Coast visits towering cliffs, natural arches, limestone stacks and great local pubs.

Italian Alps
10 breath-taking reasons to visit the Italian Alps

Jagged mountains, picture-perfect towns, and emerald lakes make the Italian Alps an ideal destination. Here are the best places to visit.

3 days in Marrakech Itinerary
3 days in Marrakech – Bustling souks and fondouks

Our 3-day Marrakech itinerary explores the best tourist attractions but also gets under the skin of local life in this energetic city.

Ouarzazate Morocco Aït Benhaddou
Things to do in Ouarzazate – Morocco’s Hollywood

Many visitors rush through Ouarzazate in Morocco, but it’s worth spending a bit of time. Here’s the pick of what to do and where to stay.

Iceland highlands kerlingarfjöll
6 best places to explore in Iceland’s Highlands

Want to get off the beaten track in Iceland? Here are our tips for a visiting the best of Iceland's Highlands on an unforgettable adventure.

driving in Iceland
Driving in Iceland – 15 really useful road trip tips

Iceland is best explored in your own wheels. Here are our 15 Iceland car rental tips, including money-saving advice for hiring a 2WD or 4x4.

Valley of the Roses, Morocco.
What to do in the Valley of the Roses, Morocco

Heading to Southern Morocco? Consider visiting the Valley of the Roses. Here's tips on what to do, how to get there and where to stay.

Morocco Itinerary 10 Days
10-day Morocco itinerary – A road trip to remember

Sweeping dunes, Berber villages, and medieval medinas are only part of what makes this 10-day Morocco itinerary a trip to remember.

Jurassic coast walks in Dorset, Durdle Door
The best short walks on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Our pick of the best short walks in Dorset’s Jurassic Coast visits towering cliffs, natural arches, limestone stacks and great local pubs.

Italian Alps
10 breath-taking reasons to visit the Italian Alps

Jagged mountains, picture-perfect towns, and emerald lakes make the Italian Alps an ideal destination. Here are the best places to visit.

3 days in Marrakech Itinerary
3 days in Marrakech – Bustling souks and fondouks

Our 3-day Marrakech itinerary explores the best tourist attractions but also gets under the skin of local life in this energetic city.

Ouarzazate Morocco Aït Benhaddou
Things to do in Ouarzazate – Morocco’s Hollywood

Many visitors rush through Ouarzazate in Morocco, but it’s worth spending a bit of time. Here’s the pick of what to do and where to stay.

Iceland highlands kerlingarfjöll
6 best places to explore in Iceland’s Highlands

Want to get off the beaten track in Iceland? Here are our tips for a visiting the best of Iceland's Highlands on an unforgettable adventure.

driving in Iceland
Driving in Iceland – 15 really useful road trip tips

Iceland is best explored in your own wheels. Here are our 15 Iceland car rental tips, including money-saving advice for hiring a 2WD or 4x4.

Valley of the Roses, Morocco.
What to do in the Valley of the Roses, Morocco

Heading to Southern Morocco? Consider visiting the Valley of the Roses. Here's tips on what to do, how to get there and where to stay.

Todra Gorge and Tinghir Hike
Superb half-day Tinghir Oasis & Todra Gorge hike

Our guide to exploring the deep rocky canyon of the Todra Gorge and the lush green Tinghir Oasis on a stunning half-day hike.

Things to do in Antwerp
The old, new & cool – our favourite things to do in Antwerp

Discover the best things to do in Antwerp - classic Flemish art, contemporary museums, urban renewal projects and edgy neighbourhoods.

Driving in Namibia – 15 useful self-drive Namibia tips

Planning a self-drive Namibia road trip? Here are 15 useful tips for driving in Namibia and some advice for choosing a 2WD or 4x4 car rental.

A Belgian town worthy of a Mechelen Star

Our guide to the best things to do in Mechelen - a historic gem with world-class museums, award-winning beer and a thriving art scene.

Our favourite things to do in Leuven

Leuven is a medieval city in Flanders with a young, cool edge. Here’s our guide with the best things to do in Leuven.

Ouirgane Valley Morocco
A Guide to visiting the Ouirgane Valley in Morocco

Thinking about heading to the Ouirgane valley? Here is a complete guide of things to do in the area and some useful tips for staying here.

Cuba today
Cuba today: Private dreams and public reality

Cuba today can be fascinating, yet also incredibly frustrating. Here’s our experience of a country struggling to combine capitalist prosperity with communist ideals.

Things to do in Essaouira
Quick Guide to Essaouira, Morocco

Chilled and relaxing Essaouira is the perfect antidote to the chaos of Marrakech. Here’s our quick guide of things to do in Essaouira.

Hiking in the Aït Bouguemez Valley, Morocco
Two great hikes exploring the Aït Bouguemez Valley

The Aït Bouguemez valley offers superb day hikes exploring Berber villages and their stunning surroundings. Here is all you need to know.

Best things to do in the Aït Bouguemez Valley in Morocco

The Aït Bouguemez valley in the Atlas Mountains is a less visited but beautiful part of Morocco. Here are some of the best things to do.

SEP 19 / Morocco adventures & British summers

Connected villages in Morocco, delayed Cuba content and summer in the UK - read what we've been up to in our September update.

guided walking tour Fez medina
Our self-guided walking tour of Fez medina

Finding your way around the labyrinth of Fez Medina can be tricky. So we have designed a 1-day walking tour and map to help you see it all.

Vinales Valley Hike, Cuba
Viñales Valley – Cycle routes through Cuban tobacco farms

Taking a Viñales Valley tour is a great way to see the area, but even better, hire a bike and meander the many excellent paths.

Ciénaga de Zapata Cuba
How to visit Cuba’s Ciénaga de Zapata National Park

Snorkelling in the Bay of Pigs? Birdwatching? Peering over a pink swathe of flamingos? Here's all you need to know about visiting Ciénaga de Zapata National Park.

Things to do in Cuba.
Top 10 experiences not to be missed in Cuba

From stunning beaches to battered colonial cities; Soviet remnants to vintage cars. Here are our top things to do in Cuba.

2 weeks in Cuba Itinerary
2-week Cuba itinerary – Colonialism & communism

With so much to see in Cuba how do you fit it all in? Here is our comprehensive itinerary for how to spend 2 weeks in Cuba.

Viazul bus or driving and renting a car in Cuba?
Viazul bus or car rental? How to get around Cuba.

Cuba can be an exciting and frustrating place to travel in. Here's everything you need to know about getting around Cuba to help make your trip a little smoother.

Viñales Cuba, hiking in Viñales Valley, Cuba.
14 really useful Cuba travel tips

Cuba can be frustrating destination. But with planning, much of the frustration will disappear. Here are 14 travel tips for Cuba.

3 days in Havana itinerary
3-day Havana itinerary – City of decaying grandeur

Under the crumbling buildings and decaying infrastructure, Havana hides an intriguing spirit. Here’s our 3-day Havana itinerary.

Playa Larga Cuba
Quick Guide to Playa Larga, Cuba

Playa Larga is the gateway to the Cienaga de Zapata National Park, a varied ecosystem of wetlands, mangrove forests, coral reefs and underwater canyons. Here's what to see and do.

hiking to lago di sorapis, Italian Dolomites
Hiking to the turquoise waters of Lago di Sorapis

Do not miss this excellent hike to the turquoise waters of Lago di Sorapis. Great views, imposing mountains, and an exciting path.

Dolomites itinerary road trip
The best of the Dolomites on a 7-day itinerary

The Dolomites are stunning but seeing all the best sights in a short time is challenging. This 7-day Dolomite itinerary shows you how.

Dolomites hiking
6 most exhilarating day hikes in the Dolomites

The Italian Alps are an excellent destination for some great hiking. After a number of visits, we’ve put together the best day hikes in the Dolomites.

Val di Funes Puez-Odle
How to visit beautiful Val di Funes (Villnöss)

Val di Funes has become an Instagram favourite, but should you come for a few minutes or much longer? Here’s how best to spend your time.

Topes de collantes hiking in cuba
How to explore Cuba’s Topes de Collantes Nature Reserve

Hiking in Cuba can be great but frustrating with minimal signs and information. Here’s a guide to for independent hiking in the Topes de Collantes Nature Reserve.

Parque Guanayara Cuba
Coffee and communism in Parque Guanayara

Parque Guanayara's natural pools and waterfalls make a great day trip from Trinidad and an insightful way to understand the lives of people working in the coffee industry.

Parque el Cubano in Topes de Collantes, Trinidad, Cuba
Hiking and swimming in Parque El Cubano

Parque el Cubano is the most accessible park from Trinidad, Cuba. Here’s all you need to know to visit some beautiful pools and waterfalls.

What to do in Trinidad, where to eat and drink in Trinidad
Quick guide to Trinidad, Cuba

Colourful buildings, colonial squares and great places to eat and drink. Here’s our pick of the best things to do in Trinidad, Cuba.

El Nicho Waterfall near Cienfuegos, Cuba
Stunning El Nicho waterfalls and how to get there

Sitting in the natural pools and under the cascading waterfalls of El Nicho is a highlight of any trip to Cuba. Here’s all you need to know.

Viñales Cuba, hiking in Viñales Valley, Cuba.
Best hike without a guide in Viñales Valley, Cuba

Viñales Valley has the finest scenery in Cuba. But with few signs hiking is tricky. This guide will help you to complete a fantastic hike.

Pamukkale 2-week turkey itinerary
2-week Turkey itinerary – Ruins, Cappadocia & Istanbul

We spent a month exploring Turkey, collecting the sights and drinking lots of tea. Here's our perfect 2-week Turkey itinerary, capturing the best highlights of this remarkable place.

Quick Guide to Havana, Cuba

Just want the essentials? Here’s our quick guide to Havana with our favourite places to eat, the most atmospheric places for a drink as well as our top picks for the best things to see and do.

Hiking El Pinsapar in Sierra de Grazalema, Andalucía
Complete Guide to hiking El Pinsapar trail in Sierra de Grazalema

All you need to know about the stunning 11km circular El Pinsapar hike through Spanish Fir trees in the Sierra de Grazalema Nature Reserve.

Pueblos blancos white villages of andulcia
5 best pueblos blancos of Andalucía & a blue one

Driving through the white villages of Andalucía is a great journey. Here is the perfect route to collect 5 of the best, and a blue one as well.

Hiking el Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema
Complete Guide to hiking El Torreón in Sierra de Grazalema

El Torreón is the highest peak in the stunning Sierra de Grazalema, with views over Andalucía, Gibraltar and even Africa. Here’s our complete guide.

Garganta Verde Hike
APR 19 / Spring Comes to Europe

With some hiking in Spain, our reflections on Cuba and a big surprise for us, here's our April update.

Hiking the Sassolungo Langkofel Circuit
Hiking Sassolungo – Langkofel in the Italian Dolomites

Sassolungo – Langkofel massif is a challenging hike, but the constantly changing views make it one of the best. Here's what you need to know.

3 days in seville itinerary
3 days in Seville itinerary – A perfect spring or fall break

In early spring or fall, Seville’s massive cathedral and stunning Alcázar are bathed in sun. Here's how to spend 3 days in Seville.

Garganta Verde Hike
Guide to hiking Garganta Verde in Andalucía

Garganta Verde is the best half-day hike in the Sierra de Grazalema Park in Andalucía. Here's how to do it and how to get the permit.

Okonjima Nature Reserve Okonjima Cheetah Walk
Walking with cheetahs at Okonjima Nature Reserve

Here's what it's like walking with cheetahs in the Okonjima Nature Reserve, whether you should do it and how to book.

Pelican point kayaking and sandwich harbour 4x4 tour
Pelican Point Kayaking & Sandwich Harbour 4×4

There are many tours you can take in Walvis Bay. But don't miss Pelican Point kayaking or Sandwich Harbour 4x4. Here's all you need to know.

The best of Sintra on a Lisbon to Sintra day Trip

Sintra is packed with fairy-tale palaces, hilltop castles and Moorish influences. Here's all you need to know about how to spend one day in Sintra.

3 days in Lisbon itinerary
3 days in Lisbon itinerary: The city of seven hills

Lisbon may be lacking in great sights. But this city is so much more than its parts. Here is how to have an excellent 3 days in Lisbon.

Top things to do in Sri Lanka
Top 7 experiences not to be missed in Sri Lanka

From crazy bus rides to iconic train journeys; delicious local food in sublime scenery and ancient treasures. Here are our top experiences in beautiful Sri Lanka.

Namibia road trip itinerary
Namibia road trip – Perfect 2-week Namibia itinerary

Thinking of a Namibia road trip? Here's all you need to help plan your own 2-week Namibia itinerary including where to go and places to stay.

FEB 19 / Escaping winter in fascinating Cuba

Through very patchy internet in Cuba, we managed to get our February update out. Here's what we've been up to.

self drive kruger safari
Top 10 experiences not to be missed in South Africa

From breath-taking hiking and exceptional safaris to innovative food and golden beaches, here are our top experiences exploring the beauty and adventure of South Africa.

2-week Turkey Itinerary
Top 10 experiences not to be missed in Turkey

From magnificent ancient ruins, the fascinating history of Istanbul, and the whimsical landscapes of Cappadocia; here are our top things to do in Turkey.

Things to do in Mexico
Mexico road trip – Impressions of a challenging journey

Are you thinking of a Mexico road trip? Here are our impressions from a month on the road in this incredibly varied but challenging country.

2 weeks in Mexico Itinerary
2-week Mexico itinerary – Mexico City, Chiapas & Yucatán

Discovering Aztec and Maya ruins, exploring Spanish colonialism and lazing on white sand beaches. Here's our 2-week Mexico itinerary.

Things to do in Mexico
Top 9 experiences not to be missed in Mexico

Mexico is a vibrant destination with ancient ruins, incredible beaches and classic street food. Here are our top moments in Mexico.

JAN 19 / Year 1 of Anywhere We Roam

One year on from starting Anywhere We Roam, we reflect on the way blogging about a destination has made us appreciate the subtleties of travel, and deliver a richer travel experience.

Ancient ruins in Mexico
7 most fascinating ancient ruins in Mexico

The ancient ruins in Mexico can be on wide open plains or shrouded in jungle. Here are 7 of the best and the story they have to tell.

3 days in Paris, a complete 3 day itinerary
3 Days in Paris – An itinerary for the city of lights

The city of love has so much to do it’s a challenge to fit it all in. Here is our detailed itinerary for your 3 days in Paris.

Paris Café Scene: Finding the best coffee in Paris

Cute picture perfect cafes in Paris are making room for cool spaces where the focus is firmly on the quality of the brew. Here's our list of the best coffee in Paris.

driving in mexico
The trials and tribulations of driving in Mexico

Driving in Mexico can be safe & easy, but also tricky and stressful depending on where you go. Here's our advice for driving in Chiapas & Yucatán.

3 days in mexico city guide
3 days in Mexico City – A complete itinerary

Mexico City is fascinating yet sprawling. Our 3-day Mexico City itinerary visits all the bets bits making sure you're not forever in transit.

El aguacero chiapas and waterfalls in mexico
7 best cenotes and waterfalls in Mexico

After a month exploring the country, here’s our list of the most wanderlust-inspiring cenotes and waterfalls in Mexico.

Kandy to Ella train, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s Kandy to Ella train – An unforgettable journey

The Kandy to Ella train meanders over misty mountains and manicured tea plantations. Discover why it is a must on any Sri Lankan itinerary.

Historical Places in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
Cycling Sri Lanka’s ancient city of Polonnaruwa

The ancient city of Polonnaruwa is a monument to a remarkable kingdom whose ancient temples and palaces provide an excellent cycling day out in Sri Lanka.

3 days in Bangkok Guide
3 days in Bangkok – A glorious assault on the senses

A concrete jungle packed with beautiful temples, floating markets and sublime street food. Here’s how to spend 3 days in Bangkok.

Tonsai beach Railay Bay Phra Nang Beach
Where to stay in Krabi – Railay Bay or Tonsai Beach?

Railay bay, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, is easily accessed from both Railay and Tonsai beach – so where should you stay?

10 day iceland itinerary
10-day Iceland Itinerary – Summer on the Ring Road and Highlands

Our 10-day Iceland Itinerary uncovers what makes Iceland unique; exploring the Ring Road with semi-adventurous day trips into the Highlands.

Namibia Wildlife Conservation
Trophy hunting & Namibia’s wildlife conservation challenge

Namibia’s rural farmers lose their livelihood when wildlife kill their livestock. But should Trophy Hunting be part of the solution?

Etosha National Park, Self Drive, Namibia
Complete guide to self-drive Etosha National Park

Our self-drive Etosha National Park guide to optimise safari viewings, select the best accommodation and have an amazing travel experience.

big daddy dune deadvlei sossusvlei
Climbing Big Daddy Dune & roaming the Deadvlei pan

Climbing Bid Daddy Dune and staring across the never-ending Namib Desert is a breath-taking experience almost anyone can do. Here is how.

driving the skeleton coast namibia
What to see exploring the Skeleton Coast in Namibia

The Skeleton Coast in Namibia conjures up images of shipwrecks and towering sand dunes. But this is what it's really like.

Best things to do in Namibia
Top 8 experiences not to be missed in Namibia

Spectacular vistas, windswept sand dunes and remarkable wildlife encounters, here’s our list of the best things to do in Namibia.

sabi sands vs kruger safari
Sabi Sands vs Kruger – Which safari experience is better?

Sabi Sands vs Kruger: Should you choose 5 star guided luxury or the self-driving safari adventure? Here's our take on these two fantastic safari experiences.

3 week south africa itinerary
3-week South Africa itinerary – Cape Town to Kruger

Sip great wines, spot the big 5, hike the coastal paths and uncover the story of apartheid on our magnificent 3-week South Africa itinerary.

Self Drive Kruger Safari
10 tips for the best self-drive Kruger safari

Spotting game on a self-drive Kruger safari involves a lot of luck, but here are our 10 tips to help improve your chances.

5 day cape town itinerary, south africa
5-day Cape Town itinerary for your perfect trip

Our 5-day Cape Town Itinerary captures all that is great about one of the most beautifully set cities in the world.

Langa Township Tour in Cape Town
Should you take a Township Tour in Cape Town?

Here's our experience of a township tour in Cape Town's Langa township. What we learnt and why you should consider going on one.

4X4 rental on F roads in Iceland
Is a 4X4 Adventure on the F-Roads in Iceland for you?

Driving the F-Roads in Iceland offers amazing scenery, well off the beaten track, but presents some challenges. Is this 4X4 rental adventure for you?

things to do in Iceland.
Top 11 experiences not to be missed in Iceland

Our 4WD explored the length and breadth of Iceland. When all was said and done, here are the top things to do in Iceland that made it special.

landmannalaugar hike; landmannalaugar day hike
4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip & hike

Our 4X4 self-driving Landmannalaugar day trip is the perfect way to see the best of Iceland. Here is what you need to know.

Driving to Askja Caldera Iceland
Semi-adventurous day driving to Askja Caldera

Driving to Askja Caldera in Iceland is a challenging yet simply stunning day trip into the highlands. Here is all you need to know.

5 day istanbul itinerary
5-day Istanbul itinerary – Our perfect city break

We think Istanbul is the best city destination in the world. But with so much to do, here’s our recommendation for how to fit it all in.

Kerlingarfjoll hike
Guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll and Hveradalir, Iceland

Our complete guide to hiking in Kerlingarfjöll exploring the steaming vents and rusty red mountains of Hveradalir.

Ölüdeniz hotels
The story of soulless Ölüdeniz and how we like to travel

After a last-minute trip to Ölüdeniz, followed by an even quicker one out, we learnt that travel can help you understand your preferences like nothing else.

Things to do in Istanbul
Uncovering Istanbul’s mighty past & uncertain future

Istanbul has been one of the most important cities in world history. But we soon discovered its uncertain future was just as fascinating.

Historical Places in Turkey
8 most interesting ancient ruins in Turkey

There are hundreds of ancient ruins in Turkey, and you risk being ruined out. So, to save you time, here are the best and most interesting.

Things to do in Istanbul, exploring Istanbul
Top 10 experiences not to be missed in Istanbul

From gazing over its ancient history, trying its tasty food and exploring its modern vibe; here are our top 10 things to do in Istanbul.

4 day cappadocia itinerary
Our comprehensive 4-day Cappadocia itinerary

Cappadocia is one of our favourite destinations. A land of sculpted rocks, where you sleep in five-star caves and ride hot air balloons. Our 4-day Cappadocia itinerary helps you see it all.

Cappadocia Hot Air Balloon
Our breath-taking Cappadocia hot air balloon experience

A Cappadocia hot air balloon ride truly lives up to all the bucket list hype. Here’s how to experience the icing on this Instagram fuelled cake.

Driving in Turkey
Driving in Turkey – 13 really useful road trip tips

We spent three weeks on a magnificent road-trip around Turkey. Here are our top tips for driving in Turkey and getting home in one piece.

hiking in cappadocia
Hiking in Cappadocia – Our three favourite walks

Our detailed guide to hiking in Cappadocia including all the information, maps and tips we think you’ll need to experience some beautiful walking in this surreal destination.

things to do in Cappadocia
Top 6 experiences not to be missed in Cappadocia

There are many great things to do in Cappadocia, but during 4 magical days, these 6 moments shone a little bit brighter than all the rest.

best things to do in Cádiz
Best things to do in Cádiz – Walk, drink, eat

The best things to do in Cádiz is not simply ticking of all the sights. Instead, we suggest, you just eat, drink and stroll the streets.

2 days in Cordoba Itinerary
2 days in Córdoba – Our complete itinerary

Here's how to spend 1 or 2 days in Córdoba, marvelling at the Mezquita-Catedral and strolling beautiful patio-filled streets.

Moorish sites in Córdoba Mezquita-Catedral, free things to do in Córdoba
Mezquita tickets & other free things to do in Córdoba

Córdoba allows you to see many of its sights for absolutely nothing. Here's our pick of the best free things to do in Córdoba.

moorish sites in cordoba
An Islamic Caliphate in the Moorish Sites of Córdoba

The Moorish sites in Córdoba tell the story of the only Islamic Caliphate to rule from western Europe; one that yearned for scientific advancement and spread knowledge across backward Christian empires.

Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs Patios of Córdoba
Palacio de Viana and the gorgeous patios of Córdoba

There are over 50 patios of Córdoba, tucked in alleyways and backstreets. Here is our pick of the patios you definitely should not miss.

7 day Israel itinerary Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem to Bethlehem
Into the West Bank on a Jerusalem to Bethlehem day trip

A day trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem is a great way to get into the West Bank and explore some great sites. Here is what you need to know.

holy sites of Christianity
Christian sites in Jerusalem – Dishevelled and intriguing

Exploring the holy Christian sites in Jerusalem taught us a valuable lesson in the power and wealth of religion and empire. Here's what we learnt in this intriguing city.

Jerusalem Walking Tour of Jewish History
6 Jewish sites in Jerusalem that teach us their history

Our pick of the 6 best Jewish Sites in Jerusalem, that help to explain the remarkable ancient history of the Jewish people.

7-day Israel itinerary – Jerusalem to Tel Aviv

Our 7-day Israel itinerary uncovers the amazing history of Jerusalem, as well as hipster-cool Tel Aviv. Here is all you need to know.

temple of the sacred tooth kandy sri lanka
Kandy Cultural Show: Traveller bliss or tourist hell?

The Kandy Cultural Show and Temple of the Sacred Tooth ceremony have become popular tourist fodder. Are they worth the trip?

Hiking Tre Cime Italian Dolomites
Complete guide to hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop

Hiking Tre Cime di Lavaredo loop is an excellent day in the Dolomites with stunning views of jagged limestone peaks, top quality rifugios and awesome photo opportunities

summer in the alps Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
Best destinations for hiking in the Alps in summer

Hiking in the Alps in summer is stunning. But should you go to the Dolomites, Tyrol, Swiss or French Alps? Here are our recommendations.

Turtagrø Hotel, Hiking in jotunheimen
Misadventures hiking in Jotunheimen from the Turtagrø Hotel

With clearly marked paths, excellent facilities and inspirational scenery, you'd think hiking in Norway would be a breeze. Not so for us. Here's our account of our walking trip from Turtagrø hotel.

Driving in Morocco, renting a car in Morocco
Driving in Morocco – 12 really useful road trip tips

Planning a road trip in Morocco? Here are 12 useful tips for driving in Morocco and some money-saving advice for renting a car.

Historical Places in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
10 days in Sri Lanka itinerary – Tea, temples and trains

Our 10 days in Sri Lanka itinerary covering historic ruins, beautiful lush countryside, friendly culture, and idyllic, golden beaches.

Sigiriya Rock Climb
Climb to the stunning ancient city of Sigiriya Rock

It’s worth every one of the 1,000 steps passed gardens, frescoes and playful monkeys to reach the 200m high ancient city of Sigiriya.

Jemaa el Fna marrakesh, morocco
Magical Marrakesh at Jemaa el Fna, Morocco

Jemaa el Fna in Marrakech is bursting with storytellers, magicians and exotic mystery that keep the crowds happy night after night.

skagefla hike geirangerfjord norway
Stunning Skageflå hike in the heart of Geirangerfjord

Our fantastic day hiking up to Skageflå Farm in Norway's impressive Geirangerfjord with some incredible viewpoints along the way.

14 days in Europe – Riviera to alpine wilderness

14 days in Europe swimming in beautiful Mediterranean waters, scaling lofty Alpine peaks and exploring hilltop markets.

How to visit Cinque Terre without InstaRemorse

After spotting Cinque Terre on Instagram we set out to see if this Italian destination lived up to it's 1:1 reputation.

Verenna mist Lake Como
Lake Como: Beautiful villas and idyllic villages

Touring around Lake Como on ferry and private boat, spotting celebrity hangouts, blissful Italian villages and impressive Villas.

Exploring the matterhorn glacier paradise view
Exploring the Matterhorn on cable and foot from Zermatt

One fantastic day riding Switzerland's impressive cable cars and completing a tricky, yet exhilarating walk up to Hörnlihütte

10 day norway itinerary road trip
10-day Norway road trip itinerary in stunning Fjordland

Norway’s stunning Fjordlands is a fantastic road trip destination. Our 10 day Norway Road Trip Itinerary tells you all you need to know.