Long Haul Hand Luggage Packing List

Those people who manage to travel with carry on only….I’m amazed! I am not and will never be one of those people. I like options too much!However, I do manage to cram a lot of what I call ‘essentials’ into my carry on to make flights as comfortable as possible. This is by no means […]

Which Path Is The Right Path?

This weeks post is a little different. I’m not sharing travel stories & tips…instead i need YOUR help. Read on to find out about my predicament. I don’t know who i am anymore. We have just over  4 months left on our Kiwi visas and currently have no flights booked to leave the country and […]

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. […]

Top 30 Travel Movies

Pass the popcorn! Today I’m sharing my top travel movies that make me want to immediately pack my bags and get out into the world! Europe: Mamma Mia Musical | 2008 | Greek islands The Inbetweeners Comedy | 2011 | Malia, Crete, Greek Islands Chalet Girl Romantic Comedy | 2011 | Austria In Bruges Crime […]

What Travel Gear Do We Use?

Quite possibly one of the most important decisions you will make for you trip. But what Travel Gear do Craving Sunshine recommend? Packing lists. Do a quick Google search and you will be met with thousands of different options. I spent hour after hour reading as many articles as my brain could process before we […]

Travel Resources: Air, Hotel & Insurance

Our most frequently asked question is ‘How do you find cheap travel?’.  Take a look at some of our favourite suppliers that we use on a regular basis. Accommodation Booking.com This is great resource for hotel bookings. I do recommend checking the hotel/hostel websites directly in case they have any deals but we have generally […]

Why I Love Skiplagged

  If you saw our recent article How To Find Cheap Flights you would’ve saw me mention how much I’m a fan of Skiplagged. Here’s how to get the most out of the site You’ve got some time off work coming up and have no idea where you want to go but know you want […]

How To Find Cheap Flights: An Insiders Guide

  How To Find Cheap Flights. The Holy Grail of travel. Today we will share all the hints and tips we have learnt whilst working in this industry for the past 10 years. Travel agents aren’t always the best option Now I know this will make a lot of Travel Agents unhappy to read but […]

How To Claim For Flight Delays

We’ve all been there, you arrive at check in only to be told your flight has been delayed 3hrs with the next update at 3pm. But what exactly are your rights when you have a flight delay? Grab a cup of tea…it’s gonna be a long one! Flight delays. There really is nothing that bursts […]