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Kate and I are so excited to announce our next and first destination of 2015 is ICELAND, the land of fire and ice.. but most importantly stunning northern lights and incredible untouched beauty. Our fingers are crossed with high hopes that we'll get to spot the...

As we welcome 2015 with open arms, excited for what's around the corner for us all, we take a look at the 10 most clichéd travel destinations and activities to do before you die. January is the month everyone gets that little extra boost in their...

We have been on the hunt to share with you some of the most spectacular hotels in the world to visit before you die, and boy we certainly don't disappoint. If you have ever dreamt of being able to sleep beneath the stars in the most...

The Tower of London is an internationally famous monument and one of England’s most iconic structures. William the Conqueror built the White Tower in 1066 as a demonstration to the world of Norman power, whilst acting as both fortress and gateway into the capital. In...

The old town of Stari Bar is found up in the mountains, an hours walk from the modern city of Bar, in the southeast of Montenegro. Stari Bar actually translates to Old Bar and unfortunately it's seen it fair share of troubles over the centuries....

We set off to explore the Tara River just before sun rise. A 3 hour drive from Bar in Montenegro, but don't let that put you off as it's worth every moment. The route was actually very straight forward thanks to Montenegro having only a...

Yesterday marked 10 days until we are off to explore Montenegro, the pearl of the Mediterranean. To say we are excited is an understatement, and although we do reside in the beautiful countryside, sometimes without any reason it's nice to get away. (Travelling around the...

Last weekend started off like any other normal weekend for us.. BUT! with the power of social media and a work colleague sharing the news, it saw us do something for the greater good (for the ducks anyway!). They say news travels fast, and it...

London’s Notting Hill Carnival is one of the largest street festivals found in the world and it definitely feels that way when you find yourself dancing in the middle of narrow alleys. The Notting Hill Carnival was originally created to help overcome the racial tensions...

That's right, we have now booked our flights and a private apartment overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Montenegro won our hearts as soon as we discovered the sheer beauty, scenic views and varied culture. What attracted us the most is the fact it's not become a...

Fiesta de San Fermín originated as a week long celebration in honour of Saint Fermin. It's said that he was dragged to death by bulls on the very same streets of Pamplona that the famous running of the bulls is hosted. San Fermín actually blends...

Happy Independence Day /4th of July to all our American subscribers, family and friends! Quick History Lesson: Independence Day is celebrated annually on the 4th of July and is also known as "the Fourth of July". It is the anniversary of the declaration of independence from Great...

We are very happy this year as the Tour de France is not only coming to Britain for the opening three stages of the 101st edition of the world's most demanding bike race, but it is also passing by locally for us too!  This Saturday...

It’s hard not to get excited about the Goodwood Festival of Speed, even for those who have the vaguest of interests in cars or motorsport. You'll discover old and new racing cars flying up the famous hill at their top speed; world renowned motorsport stars;...

El Colacho is a Spanish ritual which involves men dressed as the devil in red and yellow jumpsuits paired with modern running shoes, jumping over babies born in the previous twelve months. The El Colacho festival (internationally known as "The baby jumping festival") traditionally takes...

Have you ever sat on a park bench and listened to a conversation in a foreign country wishing you knew how to communicate with them? If you have thought or attempted to learn a language whilst travelling then you'll be glad to know you're not...

When you speak of world travel and what the future holds, it's hard to imagine the Wright Brothers only took their first successful flight just over 100 years ago. The fixed winged aircraft paved the path of what we call travel today. Little did anyone...

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil has officially begun and is one of the biggest sporting events on the planet, with fans travelling from all corners of the globe. Whether you are a football fanatic or more relaxed unless there's a World Cup on (like...

If you've heard of the Gumball 3000, you'll know it's a petrol-heads heaven, an annual British motor rally spanning across 3000 miles of the world. This year the Gumball rally began in Miami's South Beach, embarking on a journey consisting of amazing cities, cultural contrasts...