Top Adventure Activities in Australia and New Zealand

Top adventure activities Australia New Zealand

If you’re up for an adventure, there’s hardly a better destination than the Land down under. From surreal rainforests and diverse wildlife, to the amazing marine biosphere, watersports, and various activities – Australia and its surroundings deserve a place on your bucket list. Here’s the top adventure activities in Australia and New Zealand that you don’t want to miss on your trip of a lifetime!

Top Adventure Activities Australia

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Marie Nieves is a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and to surf the Internet. Her favourite writer is Tracy Chevalier and she always carries one of her books in her bag. She is an avid lover of photography who loves to talk about her experiences. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and Pinterest.

Motorbikes in South East Asia – Where 2 wheels are better than 4!

Motorbikes in South East Asia

If you have traveled in South East Asia you may have noticed that the motorbike can be used for such much more than from just getting from A to B. They are people movers, delivery trucks and livestock transportation. The use of motorbikes in South East Asia is the perfect example of how people make do with whatever they have – and it makes for some weird and wonderful sights to the uninitiated! Motorbikes South East Asia

Motorbikes South East Asia

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48 Hours In Berlin: The Highlights

48 Hours Berlin Highlights weekend Berlin Travel Guide Berlin Top Things

Berlin is Germany’s Cultural Capital that has it all! A super cool city it is celebrated for its nightlife, art scene and amazing architecture which seamlessly combines the past with the present. Weekend Berlin Travel Guide. Berlin Top Things

Join me for a run down of Berlin’s Highlights – all which can be visited within 48 hours!

Berlin 48 Hours Highlights Weekend Berlin Travel Guide

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Haad Salad – The Best Kept Secret on Koh Phangan

 Best place to Stay Koh Phangan Haad Salad

Everyone has heard of Koh Phangan. It is just one of the many tropical islands off the coast of Thailand that has made a name for itself as the home of the famous Full Moon Party – a ‘Bucket List’ experience for so many people. Our own visit was no exception, but at the same time I had no desire to stay in Haad Rin (where the party is held) and where you could guarantee boozed up backpackers falling about in the street at all hours of each day/night – whether it was the party night or not! (You might remember my aversion to drunk backpackers from my post about Vang Vieng).

Best place to Stay Koh Phangan Haad Salad

Now, don’t get me wrong – I’m not lumping every backpacker into this category, and a big blow out every once in a while can be healthy (and fun!) but I just don’t like to be/stay in that kind of environment. So where else should you stay? Read on to find why Haad Salad is the best place to stay on Koh Phangan!

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Tamarind Laos: The BEST Cooking School in Laos

When visiting Asia, a cooking class is high on most people’s list of things to do, and for us it is an absolute necessity (my partner is a chef, who’s favorite cuisine is Asian – so it’s a no brainier really!) We have attended classes in Laos, Thailand and Vietnam – all of which have been wonderful, but today I’d like to share our experience at Tamarind Laos – the *BEST* cooking school in Laos – and tell you why it MUST be on your itinerary when visiting Luang Prabang.

Tamarind Laos

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