26 things to be thankful for while travelling

In light of Thanksgiving in the US of A, today, the 26th of November, we thought we’d highlight 26 of the things that saved our asses time and time again when travelling. Sometimes it’s the little things like being helped with directions from a friendly local, to the big things, like scoring an upgrade or avoiding foot fungus! via GIPHY 1. Wet wipes at festivals … Continue reading

Eating all the foods: England & Scotland edition

Bust out the stretchy pants because we’re going on a food journey of the ages! My last journey took me through the UK, and with more than two weeks on my hands you can rest assured that I tasted, sipped and savoured just about any plate/drink I could get my hands on. So, without further ado, here are a few things you should taste-test next … Continue reading

A USA cross-country pub crawl

Not every state in the USA makes it on to the travel-agent billboards or even into the minds of travellers. But that’s not to say they’re not as deserving of our attention. In fact, the best part about the US is its collection of emerging and uncharted destinations, which delight with new culture, sights and party scenes. Thinking of the latter, here’s a handy guide to stopping … Continue reading

Your essential Memphis guide for 2015/2016

This city loves its music. It protects its history. And it’s really starting to like its beer. Travellers to Memphis need to know the basics of this Tennessee city nestled along America’s Mississippi River. It is a capital of blues, rock’n’roll and soul music, a gritty city where influential musicians like B.B. King, Elvis Presley and Otis Redding lived and worked. It is a city rich … Continue reading

Hipster Guide to Hong Kong

Never been to Honkers? You’ll be surprised to find a hipster-haven awaits; the kind of overseas city-break where you can still count on getting good coffee and awesome food. Where you can frequent trendy bars and pick up awesome fashion finds that’ll have you saying “Oh these kicks? I picked them up in Hong Kong; pretty sure they’re limited edition…” Here are our top recommendations … Continue reading

The funniest antics caught on one ski resort’s webcams

An almost naked man doing a Miley Cyrus on a wrecking ball swing, a group traversing the piste on a sofa, a dog wearing a hoodie – either Obergurgl-Hochgurgl just happened to host every creative photobomber on the planet last season, or the video it’s compiled of the best moments ‘accidentally’ captured by on-slope webcams is totally set up. And while the latter is undoubtedly true, … Continue reading

Top quirky activities in London

Are you a little bit odd? Don’t worry, we’ve all got our stanger sides. So does London, the city that on the outside looks so straight-edge and by the book. Actually, if you look a little closer you’ll find more than a few quirky experiences to make your days far more interesting. Here are our faves around the city. Putting Green, Hyde Park Dispel any notions of … Continue reading

How to feel at home wherever you are

Homesickness happens no matter where you are, especially for first-time travellers. Savannah Jane Buffett has spent a lifetime on the go, first with her father, musician Jimmy Buffett, and as the host of Ex-Pats on YouTube. If anyone knows how to feel at home anywhere in the world, it’s this lady. So we asked for her rules for the road. Take something you love Sort of … Continue reading

5 freebies in Memphis

The Mississippi River. The Peabody Hotel. Beale Street. These Memphis landmarks are tourist mainstays, typically enjoyed by visitors willing to plunk down cash for a sightseeing cruise on the river, a stay in the fancy-yet-comfortable Peabody, or a raucous night eating barbecue and downing stiff Walk Me Down cocktails on Beale. But these attractions can be sampled to some extent for free. While they’re not giving … Continue reading

8 Places to Eat and Drink in Bali On The Cheap (but oh so good)

So you want to find your culinary bliss in Bali on the cheap? The good news is you won’t have to binge with the bogans in Kuta to keep your bank account (and tummy) happy.The small, yet culturally diverse island off the coast of Indonesia is a mecca for frugal foodies and let’s be honest, those who like the odd cocktail or two! Stefanie from … Continue reading