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#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

#VanLife: 10 things you should know before you go on your first campervan trip

Our first foray into van life was road-tripping for three weeks through the stunning landscapes of New Zealand. Not only did we fall for the country, but we came to love our  cosy camper too. Here are our top tips, things we learnt and what we came to love about van life.

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka

Skydiving over Lake Wanaka

Skydiving is never something I thought I would ever have the guts to do, but when you’re in New Zealand, the adventure capital of the world, it’s amazing how quickly you can be persuaded…

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Everything you need to know about roadtripping New Zealand

Setting off on a New Zealand road trip adventure? Congratulations, this is one decision you will never regret.

Top tips for road tripping California’s Pacific Coast Highway

Top tips for road tripping California’s Pacific Coast Highway

California’s Pacific Coast Highway is easily one of the best road trips in the world – a cliff-hugging, twisting road that takes you through some of the most picturesque scenery in the world.

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

Sandboarding in Huacachina, Peru

We’re all familiar with skateboarding and snowboarding, but how about sandboarding? Adrenaline-junkies and curious backpackers flock to the colossal sand dunes of the oasis town Huacachina for one thing and one thing only – to sandboard. I was the latter. The intrigue alone was enough to make […]

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

Ultimate packing list for your Kilimanjaro adventure

Have you decided to challenge yourself this year with a Kilimanjaro climb? Congratulations, you’ve made a brilliant decision! It’s arguably one of our biggest ever travel highlights. Not only did we come home with a well-earned sense of achievement and a newfound love of mountain […]

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

10 of the best brunch spots in the Marais, Paris

The Marais, once ‘the marsh’ of Paris, is now a hub of trend-setting creativity in fashion and design. It’s no surprise then that the best of the French capital’s café culture and brunch spots are found here, where you can enjoy far more than the […]

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

9 reasons why Copenhagen is the world’s happiest city

This year Denmark once again topped the table in The World Happiness Report, surely meaning that its cool capital Copenhagen has to be up there as one of the happiest cities in the world. It’s not hard to see why. Despite the cost of living and the darker […]

Ultimate guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ultimate guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is often referred to as the ‘The Paris of the South’. With its European art nouveau-influenced architecture and large boulevards, it’s not hard to see why. It’s an absolute must for any traveller visiting Argentina – so have a read […]

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Review: Eagle’s Palace Hotel & Spa, Halkidiki

Want to enjoy Greece without the crowds? head to Halkidiki in northern Greece. If you’ve been watching Simon Reeve’s Greece on TV the past few weeks, then you’ll have realised quite how many surprises lay in store for travellers. One of these is the world heritage […]

The perfect day in Hay-on-Wye: an itinerary

The perfect day in Hay-on-Wye: an itinerary

There’s so much more to Hay-on-Wye than the annual literary festival that takes place in early summer. It’s the perfect place to escape from daily life all year round and although it’s small in size, you can easily wile away a weekend pottering around the […]

Skiing The Three Valleys on a budget

Skiing The Three Valleys on a budget

The luxury surrounds of Courchevel and the party hotspot of Val Thorens may be among the first resorts skiers think of when planning a trip to the Three Valleys, but Les Menuires – sandwiched in the middle of the vast ski region – is the […]