London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Every year, millions of people from all over the world head to the city to explore its many museums, see its sights, sample the edible delights available at its many excellent restaurants, and much more. This post will provide information about London, including […]
Foodie travel tips: how to taste the best of each country
Travel is about so much more than sitting by a pool and topping up your tan. Or visiting the same tourist sites as everyone else or heading to the hotel restaurant every night. Travel should be about soaking up the culture of the location you are visiting. Getting to know the locals, trying new things […]
Manchester will surprise you. It’s far from being ‘grim’ up North!
Mention Manchester to a lot of people and they will either talk about one of the two great football teams there or about the rain. Squeezing this great northern city down to just these though is to miss out on many great things. Manchester definitely is a top destination to visit in the UK.
Travel insurance: how to save money in 5 scenarios
This won’t be a boring blog post about the importance of travel insurance. Yes, travel insurance is a boring topic. And we do understand that a post about it will sound like parents saying “do this, do that”. That’s not what we’re trying to do. We’ll make it more interesting to you… This blog post will […]
Best 10 things to see and do in Berlin (Germany)
Berlin, the capital and administrative city of Germany, is not only known to have hospitable citizens and rich history, but also numerous impressive landmarks, luxurious restaurants, and world-class markets. Whether you intend to visit the city during summer, winter, spring, or autumn, you will definitely get a lot of things to do and see. The […]
It’s hoppy. It’s yeasty. It’s Belgium
Let’s have a taste of Belgium… No not Belgium the beer, but Belgium the country. Yes, it’s a country. Of course, you guys knew that, but according to a poll, 65% of Americans think that Belgium is a beer company instead of a country. That calls for a blog post to tell you a bit […]
Another discount airline in the spotlight: airBaltic
We simply love all these discount airlines in Europe. It’s so easy and cheap to fly around. No matter where you’re flying from there’s always a discount airline (or two) to go for, instead of the regular airlines. Simply look around, compare fares, and you’ll be discovering new countries or cities for a few bucks. […]
Cheap airlines in the spotlight: easyJet
There are many options for travelling through Europe as there are so many cheap airlines to choose from. We certainly have a few favourites among the many European airlines. So let’s talk about the orange airline: easyJet, another one of our favourites in Europe.
Celebrating NZ Music Month overseas: dance to Kiwi tunes
Even when you’re overseas (travelling and having fun) you can still celebrate NZ Music Month. Of course, you have loaded your phone or Spotify playlist with your favourite Kiwi tunes, so play them loud in the next few weeks. Play ‘m loud at work, at parties, at home, or wherever you are. But the best […]
Make your road trip in Europe extra yummy with these snacks
The ultimate overseas adventure must be a road trip. Just you, your mates, and a car. Oh, and of course a map (or satnav) and some money. See where the road will take you. Go explore Europe. Awesome. As you drive along in Europe, you’ll notice the differences in petrol stations and the snacks you […]
Copenhagen: a fairytale comes to life in Denmark
Well, at least it’s a dream come true… For us that is. A visit to Copenhagen, Denmark has been on our European travel list for a long time. And now that we’ve been to the amazing capital of Denmark we want to share this fairytale trip with you guys.
Dutch Beer Tasting Festival: adventure for the taste buds
A church filled with at least 35 breweries, each bringing several of their best or most interesting brews, is something we wouldn’t want to miss. Since we heard about this Dutch Beer Tasting Festival we were counting the days till it was time to head over to The Hague (Holland). See the craft beers we […]
Hostels in Holland: 3 unexpected & fun places to stay
When travelling around the world hostels are always a fun and cheap way to spend the night. So what are hostels in Holland like? Are there any? Of course! In the Holland (or do you prefer to say the Netherlands?) the member organisation is called Stayokay and we recently found out that staying there is […]
Christmas markets in Germany: Dortmund’s sausage fest
Germany is known for its Christmas markets. Each city and town organises one (or more) Christmas market in the festive season. We travelled to Dortmund (a city in the “Bundesland” or federated state North Rhine-Westphalia) in the northwestern part of Germany to check out how they celebrate the days before Christmas.
Sleeping in the cheese capital of Holland: Alkmaar [hotel review]
You simply cannot visit Holland without seeing a cheese-related thing or event. Whether it’s a local cheese market (for example in Alkmaar or Gouda), a cheese museum or a cheese tasting, without cheese your visit to Holland isn’t complete. What could be better than spending a night (or two) in the cheese capital? We stayed […]
SS Rotterdam hotel: spend a night on cruise ship
Every once in a while you come across a hotel that is different or quirky. As we love different, we just had to spend the night at the SS Rotterdam hotel when we visited Rotterdam. Spending the night on a former cruise ship, how awesome is that? Read on and you’ll know.