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A globe-trotting travel blog featuring everything from city and destination guides to itineraries and routes as well as travel tips, advice and stories from my adventures around the world.


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Get from Cebu City to Moalboal

How to get from Cebu City to Moalboal, Cebu

Home to world-renowned dive sites, stunning coral reefs and sandy beaches. The coastal town of Moalboal is certainly a must-visit when travelling around Cebu. The easiest way to get to ...
Twizel to Aoraki Mount Cook Village Drive, South Island, New Zealand

12 New Zealand Campervan Tips For The Ultimate Road Trip

Travelling in a campervan is without a doubt the best way to see New Zealand. It made me feel a sense of freedom like no other and is something I ...
Best cafes in Balaclava

5 Best Cafes In Balaclava, Melbourne

Much like most suburbs in Melbourne, Balaclava is packed full of amazing cafes where you can spend your weekend doing what Melbournians do best. Drinking coffee and eating brunch. In ...
How to get to Magnetic Island

How To Get To Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia

Home to indigenous animals, dense jungle and beautiful bays, the tropical paradise of Magnetic Island is a must-visit on Australia’s east coast. Lying 8km offshore in northern Queensland, the only ...
Free things to do in Queenstown

10 Cheap Or Free Things To Do In Queenstown, New Zealand

Known as the adventure capital of New Zealand, the list of action-filled activities on offer in Queenstown is endless. However as most activities also come with a hefty price tag ...
Cambugahay Falls - Siquijor Island Guide

How To Get To Siquijor Island

Siquijor may be an island of witchcraft and mystery to locals, but its enchanting beauty is what makes it a top destination for travellers visiting the Philippines. Siquijor is also ...
How to spend 48 hours in Sydney for free

How To Spend 48 Hours In Sydney For Free

Sydney may have a reputation for being expensive, but in reality, you don’t need a lot of money to experience the best this city has to offer. In fact, most ...
How to spend one day in Fremantle

How To Spend One Day In Fremantle, Perth

Fremantle is a seaside town just under 25km southwest of Perth. Today it’s best known for its thriving arts and culture scene. Yet the town also holds an abundance of ...