WWOOFing in New Zealand

Sat in a freezing cold room in a hostel frantically searching the WWOOF NZ site for a glimmer of hope. Auckland was not the Kiwi paradise I had envisioned. I needed to get into the heart of the country & thought what better way than to WWOOF. No, i hadn’t decided to give up & […]

How To Be A Theme Park Superhero

Don’t be the Vacation Villain! Follow our Theme Park tips to be an instant real life Super Hero! It’s All About The Planning: – Avoid weekends. Locals often frequent the parks at weekends along with those on weekend breaks. Monday-Thursday are the least busy days to visit the parks with the exception of public holidays. […]

Kualoa Ranch – Welcome To Jurassic World

Powering up the driveway towards Kualoa’s entrance, I could hear those legendary words…..’Welcome To Jurassic Park’. I felt chills. Today, was going to be EPIC! Kualoa Ranch is a 4000 acre working cattle ranch, nature reserve and most importantly…a working film set. And here we were, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed after our 1 hour bus ride […]

How To Eat Cheap In Wellington

Time and time again the feedback on NZ is that the food is expensive. All I could afford was pasta. I never ate out because it was so expensive. I’m here to show you that eating cheaply is possible…let’s get stuck in! Fun Fact: Wellington has more cafes & restaurants per square metre than New […]

Viva Las Vegas: The Elopement

We recently  spent 5 nights in one of  our favourite US cities, Las Vegas. How did we make our visit even better…..throw in a wedding of course! Kris & I were able to organise the whole wedding within 2 weeks of the date, which I know for most brides would seem like an impossible task! Below I have […]

Hidden Gems: Yal-KU Lagoon

  Akumal is famous in these parts for Loggerhead & green turtle. In fact, Akumal is affectionately known as ‘The Land Of The Turtles’. But if you fancy a day away from the beach, immersing yourself in a real life a tropical fish tank then Yal-Ku Lagoon is the place to be. Akumal can be […]

Ditch The Tour: Tulum Ruins

With Tours to Tulum Ruins overpriced and crowded, why not save some money and visit independently? Tulum Ruins are one of the most photographed areas of the Riviera Maya. Stunning ancient buildings sit proudly atop some of the most talcum powder soft beaches in the whole area. It’s no surprise that this is one of […]

Food Review: El Fogon Playa Del Carmen

El Fogon Food Review

El Fogon is a Playa Del Carmen institute! Escape the 5th Ave tourist traps and experience some authentic Mexican food. If you are a tourist in Playa Del Carmen looking to experience an authentic Mexican Restaurant then 9 times out of 10 this is the place your hotel or taxi driver will take you to. […]

Image Of The Week

Ladies and Gentleman, it is finally time for the return of our Image Of The Week Series! This week we are sharing a photograph from ‘The Happiest Place On Earth’ Disneyland. This beautiful image is the Matterhorn in all its glory. Fun Fact: The Matterhorn is actually not as tall as it first looks. The […]