Rome Travel Guide

We immediately fell in love with Rome during our trip in 2014. There is a fascinating building (or the remains of one) on every corner! Click here to jump to Transport, Accommodation and Budget information Upon landing, we had no onward travel booked so we had to guess where to go. I was only 19Continue reading “Rome Travel Guide”

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

As we stepped off the bus the sun was shining brightly. There was a single whispery cloud hugging the peak of Mount Ngauruhoe.  “Beautiful day for it” exclaimed our coach driver in his thick Kiwi accent, “no problems with the weather for you guys today!” We gathered our belongings and the coach pulled away, leavingContinue reading “Tongariro Alpine Crossing”

A Day or Two in Paris – La Ville Lumière

Paris – the “City of Lights” Although our trip to Paris was some years ago, this beautiful place has so much character and so much to see that I wanted to share my memories of this romantic city. We visited Paris after I surprised my partner, Alex, with a trip to the magnificent city forContinue reading “A Day or Two in Paris – La Ville Lumière”

Planning a Backpacking Adventure

Lots of friends have been reaching out to me over the last few months asking where to start with planning the trip of a lifetime. In these uncertain times, it may be hard to pin point when your trip will happen but if you are self isolating/working from home and need a little break fromContinue reading “Planning a Backpacking Adventure”

London Town

This post is going to be slightly different because I’m going to combine several of our trips to England’s capital city. When you peel back all the layers of London, as with any city, you will find that it really is a superb city with lots to offer. Things to do in London No tripContinue reading “London Town”