Visiting Antigua Guatemala

visiting antigua guatemala

After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. If you have recently read my post on family travel in Central America you could be thinking I don’t like Antigua. Actually, I really enjoy hanging out and exploring this world heritage listed city. Antigua is beautiful, historic, and culturally fascinating, there’s also some … Read blog

Antigua Market, Guatemala

welcome to antigua

I love wandering around markets and Antigua market, Guatemala certainly doesn’t disappoint.  Located on the west side of Antigua it covers a vast outside and undercover area selling fruit and veg and nearly everything you could imagine. After visiting Antigua Guatemala we decided to stay for a month. Local restaurants are a little expensive in … Read blog

Tips for First Time Travellers

Travel Tips For First Time Travellers

I don’t claim to have all the answers to make travel easy and pain-free, after all, isn’t working things out for yourself half the fun? Having travelled around the world more than once, I have a few tips to help you along. Here are our best travel tips for first-time travellers and new travellers, applicable … Read blog

Getting Around New York

Love being able to walk along wall street with no cars.

When people think of getting around New York they think of bumper to bumper traffic jams and endless honking cars. They would be right in a lot of instances but we found we could avoid all the traffic and hassles normally associated with a big city pretty easily in New York. There are five main … Read blog

Sri Lanka’s Southern Beaches

Mirrissa beach Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is known for many things, tea production, elephants, great beaches and of course the wonderful welcoming people who call this little island home. We were here to see as much as possible and we certainly saw our fair share of Sri Lanka’s southern beaches. From Hikkaduwa right around to Tangalle, we stayed on … Read blog

Malacca to Johor Bahru

Legoland Malaysia how to get there

Malacca is located 145 km south of the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur with modern expressways connecting the two cities. It is a further 214 km down on to Johor Bahru on the southernmost tip of mainland Malaysia which borders Singapore on the other side of the causeway. Malaysia has great public transport links that connect … Read blog

Backpacking After Surgery

backpacking after surgery carrying a backpack

Little under a month since my medical emergency in Thailand it was time to resume travel again. This is, of course, what I love about travel, new sights, smells and sounds that repeatedly hit you in a way only Asia can. This was going to be post-op backpacking so I needed to be a little gentle on … Read blog

Scuba Diving Sail Rock

mouri wrasse sail rock

Sail Rock is located in the Gulf of Thailand and according to some, is one of the top two dive sites in the whole of Thailand. With such lofty claims it was a must that I would be scuba diving sail rock while visiting the beautiful island of Koh Phangan. Where We Stayed while scuba diving … Read blog