20 Jun 2019

Category: Tips & Advice

Tips & Advice

Should I pack it? 

Following on from our post on how to choose and use a backpack, we wanted to continue with the theme and help keep you travel light. I’m not sure if it’s the thought of traveling half way across the world that makes our natural instinct…

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What your luggage says about you 

Different people take different things when they travel. We’ve all seen the hippie walking through the airport with just a guitar and a journal or the businessman who has perfected the science of compacting his clothes into a small carry-on. But what does your luggage…

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Grand Canyon at sunset 

Wow.. what a breathtaking experience! This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of a few places we’ve visited that’ll make your jaw drop as you stand still in utter awe to mother nature. To help put how large the Grand Canyon is into perspective the trip…

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The hardest languages to learn 

Are you looking to learn a language? Dared yourself to learn one of the hardest languages? Or just maybe you’ve added learning something new onto your bucket list. Well this week we take a look at which languages are the easiest to learn (phew! 😛…

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Drive on the Route 66 

In June 2012 we both took up the chance to drive along the famous Route 66 during our road trip across California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada. This is a must for all, you don’t even have to be interested in cars or even Harley Davidson’s…

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50 things a traveller should know 

Are you new to travelling? Think yourself as an experienced nomad? No matter what kind of traveller you are, this list is perfect to find out just how much you have learnt from travelling across the world… Thanks goes to Travelbag for putting this excellent…

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The Modern Travel Blogger 

Infographics are a great way to display information and we’ve found a great one to start off with… Sandymount Hotel presents an infographic look at the modern travel blogger. We’ll look at their average age, most popular destinations, technology, income, use of online platforms and…

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The Ultimate Bucket List 

I am sure everyone’s familiar with the term ‘bucket list’ where a person hopes to accomplish a number of experiences or achievements during their lifetime. When planning our round the world trip, we thought long and hard about what we really wanted to see and do,…

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Travel destinations visited 

When it comes to travel destinations, both myself and Kate have been to quite a few over the years; both together and family holidays. Growing up I’ve learnt a lot about travelling from having caravanning holidays throughout the UK, now this may sound like posh…