Leiden

How To Spend An Unforgettable Weekend In Leiden

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

For most, a visit to the Netherlands boils down to a short stay in Amsterdam, strolling along the many canals of the city and enjoying its endless red and green pleasures, if you know what I mean. If that’s not enough for you, you’ll be very happy to know that Holland is far more than that and with this new post of our series “How To Spend An Unforgettable Weekend … Read More

Oxford

How To Spend An Unforgettable Weekend In Oxford

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Most people have heard of Oxford even if they haven’t been there. Best known around the world as having one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in the world. In more recent times it is possibly more well-known for some of the Harry Potter filming locations. Regardless of why or how you know about Oxford, I can assure you that there is more than you realise to this Oxfordshire town. … Read More

Scouting for Street Art in London

Scouting For Street Art In London

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

If you’re reading this, chances are you love travelling and you don’t really like or even hate visiting those popular tourist attractions that everybody can find in the traditional travel books, let alone following that characterless tourist tour around town. If this is you and you are planning your next trip to London, you’ll love it here. London is a fascinating city with a lot to see. If you are … Read More

Have you ever been on a life changing trip?

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle

I had heard horror stories a number of times of people sponsoring orphanages and when they went to visit the organisation they found it in disrepair or that the money was getting into the wrong hands and so on. It’s not that I never wanted to help those less fortunate, I’d never encountered an organisation that really struck a chord with me, that allowed me to see directly where sponsor’s … Read More

Spanish Tapas

Do You Really Know What Spanish Tapas Are?

Written by David / Photos by Michelle & David

I think you will agree with me when I say that trying dishes of other countries is another way of exploring the world, a way of traveling and expanding your mind that you can enjoy even without leaving your own town if you wish. I’m quite a foodie myself and I love learning all sorts of stuff about the everyday life of a culture by getting a bit adventurous when … Read More

Peruvian Andes

The One When I Survived Huayna Picchu

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

For most of us the Inca Trail ends in Machu Picchu with a well deserved rest. After 4 to 7 nights in the Andes wandering up and down through the cloud forest and impossible mountain passes, walking by and through a myriad of ancient Inca settlements, fortresses and agricultural terraces, any thought in your mind will surely involve a long hot shower and a good sleep in a proper bed. … Read More

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, a Dream Come True

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Ever since I watched Gorillas in the Mist as a teenager I dreamt of going gorilla trekking. Coming face to face with the gorillas was something that fascinated me and filled me with anticipation. If someone told me that I could only ever go on one trip during my life I would without a doubt nominate gorilla trekking in Africa. While living in Australia I had researched trips to Africa … Read More

Trip gone wrong

Have You Ever Been On A Trip Where Everything Goes Wrong?

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Have you ever had one of those trips where everything went wrong? Where one thing after another didn’t go to plan? For me it was my trip to Nepal and India in 2010, a truly disastrous trip I took when I was a solo traveller before meeting David, and unfortunately, it tainted my memories of what was a one of a kind experience. I had been looking forward to visiting Nepal … Read More

How We Visited the Mysterious Nazca Lines

Here’s How We Visited the Mysterious Nazca Lines and How You Can too

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

I’ve always been quite a sceptic when it comes to interpreting what I see during my travels but I have to admit I failed to keep my cool when I saw the Nazca Lines for the first time. I consider myself a seasoned traveller and for some time I thought everything in the world was discovered and understood. After all, Mr. Google knows everything, right? Well, that was until we visited the … Read More

A sensational Summer day trip from Sydney

Who wants a Sensational Summer Day Trip from Sydney?

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

I’ll be honest with you, in Summer it’s hard to go wrong with any beach area of Sydney though maybe I am biased since I am from here. You’ll find golden sands and crystal blue waters from Palm Beach in the north to the famous Manly and Bondi beaches within reach of the city centre and down to Cronulla in the south, ideal for a gorgeous Summer day trip from … Read More

Paris

How to Spend an Unforgettable Weekend in Paris

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

Let’s say you and your partner have one of those special occasions coming up, one of those occasions when you could end up sleeping on the couch for a month or two if you happen to miss it, you know what I mean, right? Let’s also say you want to surprise her/him in style and make it romantically unforgettable (maybe to get some extra points for when you actually miss, say, … Read More

Morocco, a country full of so many surprises

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Morocco will always be one of my favourite places that I have had the pleasure of visiting. I don’t know if it is because I went there with no expectations or that it was the first non-western country I visited and hearing the regular call to prayer (which I quickly grew accustomed to and enjoyed the familiarity of, well maybe not the one at dawn while I was sleeping) or … Read More

An insiders guide to Munich's Christmas Markets

An insider’s guide to Munich’s Christmas Markets

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

I love Christmas markets! I always look forward to the Christmas market season. The weather has turned cold by the time the markets start so everyone is rugged up against the chilly winter air, and it is sometimes even snowing (unfortunately not yet this year ?). Family and friends seem to make the extra effort to meet up after work or on the weekend or while out doing their Christmas … Read More

How to visit Heidelberg in a day

Why we are delighted we visited Heidelberg and why you will be too

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

During my university years in Barcelona (a long, long, long time ago) I used to spend most of my time among books when I was not sleeping. Probably that’s why I enjoyed Heidelberg so much during our whirlwind tour around southern Germany. You will see why. In 1878, the author Mark Twain arrived in Heidelberg (originally named Heidelbeerenberg, or Huckleberry Mountain in English) by raft along the river Neckar during a trip around … Read More

Travelling off the beaten path to Georgia (the Eastern European country)

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

I had never even contemplated going to Georgia until I met a guy at a conference who was working in Azerbaijan at the time and couldn’t stop talking about how much he loved Georgia. He was a part-time photographer and showed me some beautiful pictures of various parts of the country. That was it, I was going to Georgia! Not long after moving to Munich I had a casual talk with … Read More

Why we loved Rothenburg ob der Tauber and can’t wait to go back

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, meaning above the Tauber river, has long been on my bucket list, ever since I bought my Germany Lonely Planet not long after I found out I was moving here. Since living in Germany I have met a few people who have visited Rothenburg ob der Tauber and said that it is a pretty town but over-crowded with tourists. Despite this we decided to see it … Read More

An Overview of our Whirlwind Tour of Southern Germany in a Week

Written by Michelle / Photos by Michelle & David

I have been living in Munich for more than three years and up until now have only visited Starnberger See, thanks to work, Garmisch Partenkirchen to go skiing and Augsburg and Neuschwanstein which were part of school trips. Since I had my one week autumn break David and I were looking for a cheaper option for our holiday, this is when we came up with the idea of seeing a … Read More

How I ended up living in Germany and travelling the world

How I ended up living in Germany and travelling the world

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

I love reading so many of the travel blogs out there. I get incredibly envious of the 20-something year old backpackers that are living footloose and fancy free, backpacking their way around the world, not having a set itinerary or any limit on their time. I wish I had been courageous enough in my twenties to do the same thing. In the beginning… When I was 18 I went back … Read More

Gili Trawangan

Gili Trawangan, a little slice of paradise

Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

We’ve all seen those postcard perfect photos on Instagram of dream-like deserted islands. Every time I see one of those pictures I start to drift off to fantasy land and picture myself lying by the pool or on a golden sand beach with turquoise water with a cocktail close by and a good book. When you enjoy travelling, exploring new cultures and going on adventures, and try and do it … Read More

Bali to Gili

How we went from Bali to Gili Trawangan, the harder and more adventurous way

Written by David/Photos by Michelle & David

There are two types of trips: those that go completely according to the plan and those more interesting ones that leave room for improvisations. Also, there are two types of travelers: those who prefer their comfortable and planned schedule and those that enjoy the unexpected. What type are you? If you are more like the second type, more like us, you would have totally loooooved to join us for our … Read More