Living local in tourist-packed Venice

Living local in tourist-packed Venice

“Excuse me, can you tell me where is the bridge?” a tourist asked me the other day. “Of course…” I said, a little perplexed. As is often the case in Venice, you could see several bridges from where we were standing. “Do you mean Rialto?” I tried to narrow it...

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17 relationship deal breakers that travellers can’t ignore

17 relationship deal breakers that travellers can’t ignore

We all know the greatest test of a relationship is travelling together. Sure a few fights are inevitable and you may even need to storm off for dramatic effect (until you realise you don’t have the hotel key). But these are a few deal breakers that have most travellers saying, so...

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20 mistakes you’ll make in Southeast Asia

20 mistakes you’ll make in Southeast Asia

It’s the familiar refrain of the experienced traveller, ‘If only I knew then what I know now.’ Landing in a foreign place, we always wish we had that local insight and seasoned wisdom that comes from spending a lot of time there (and making a lot of mistakes). But one...

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Gift ideas that are guaranteed to get Instagrammed

Gift ideas that are guaranteed to get Instagrammed

The holiday spirit may be about giving rather than getting, but we admit, sometimes giving isn’t just about the act of sharing — it’s about getting shared. Social shares, we mean. We love finding just the right gift for someone, something that speaks to them, something that makes them cry,...

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10 Things Backpackers Can Relate To

10 Things Backpackers Can Relate To

Whether you’ve backpacked in Asia or Europe, Latin America or Africa, many backpacking experiences are the same. Before you start your next wild adventure, be prepared to get cosy with your new best friend…the backpack, because it doesn’t matter where you go, these are things all backpackers can relate to! ...

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