Romantic Things to Do in Barcelona

Romantic Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Europe’s most popular short-break destinations. It is a big city, yet a long weekend is the ideal amount of time for a visit. If you add the fact that the weather is usually quite nice all year round and that there are beaches, you have a potentially great destination for a […]

How Much Does the Paris Metro Cost – Ticket Prices 2016

How Much Does the Paris Metro Cost – Ticket Prices 2016

There are five types of Paris Metro tickets available. 1. Single rides. The 2016 price for a single ticket is 1,80 Euro. 2. 10 ride ticket. A 10 ride ticket is 14,10 Euro or 1,41 Euro per ride for adults, 7,05 Euro for a child under 10 yrs for 10 tickets. 3. A daily unlimited […]

Having a Positive Impact When You Travel

Having a Positive Impact When You Travel

We’ve written several times about how Kathryn has done medical volunteering in Cambodia every year for the last 5 years. Usually she goes for around a month. This experience has been a lifelong dream for her. It hasn’t been without it’s challenges – finding an appropriate organization to work with for 1 month periods was […]

December in New York City.

December in New York City.

Central Park. View of the San Remo Towers from the Bow Bridge. Our visit to New York City from 10-15th December coincided with unseasonably warm weather. During the day we got around in a tee shirt and hoodie, and many a time I didn’t even need the later. Day time temps were typically 14-18 degrees […]

Bangkok Surprise, One of Our favourite Asian Cities

Bangkok Surprise, One of Our favourite Asian Cities

The appeal of Asia for us has always been the beaches. Coming from New Zealand, heading to Thailand for some swimming and sunshine is something that a lot of Kiwis do. It’s a popular stopover for young people heading off the England for their OEs, and for NZ families who want to take their kids […]

Our Day in San Francisco

Our Day in San Francisco

The Painted Ladies. San Francisco is both famous and infamous for it’s fog and haze, however we were extremely fortunate to have picture perfect weather for our one day of sightseeing there on November 12th. We rented a car from Alamo at the airport for 2 days at only US$66, booked only 30 minutes beforehand […]

How to Pick the Perfect Beach Holiday

How to Pick the Perfect Beach Holiday

Planning a beach holiday is actually more difficult to get right that it sounds. We are major beach lovers and consider ourselves beach experts. Unfortunately some of our expertise has been as the result of screwups! Here’s what we consider the most important tips: 1. Season We LOVE Hawaii, but especially in Spring and Summer. […]

Digital Nomad Skillset

Digital Nomad Skillset

There are a number of attributes that are important for a successful digital nomad to have. One is figuring out an income stream. Most of the digital nomads we know make it work by having numerous different income streams from tiny to large. These tend to build up over time. For example, you get a […]

Preparation Tips for a Journey through Australia’s Outback

Preparation Tips for a Journey through Australia’s Outback

If you’re looking for an unforgettable road trip, it’s hard to beat the otherworldly views and unique wildlife of Australia’s outback region. Yet travelling to this rugged, remote area requires a fair bit of planning. You don’t need to map out every spare minute of your journey, but basic preparation will ensure that your trip […]

Saving Money on Food and Beverages While Traveling

Saving Money on Food and Beverages While Traveling

Anyone who has seen our budget posts will know that food is one area where we don’t tend to skimp excessively in terms of our travel budget. Both of us tend to prefer takeout rather than eat-in, and this in itself tends to save money. However, we’re also fans of prepared and convenience foods, which […]

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