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How To Seek Out Cultural Exchange

Following yesterday's post about the importance of culture when travelling we are sharing our tips on how to actually seek out those opportunities to learn about another culture when you are travelling. My mos...
young monks

Why Culture Is An Important Part of Travel

Learning about culture is an integral part to travelling. It's not just about stunning scenery, adventurous experiences, or relaxation. Learning about culture is enriching for the mind and soul. It can enhance ...
Do not ride the elephants in Thailand

Why You Should Not Ride Elephants

For as long as I can remember I have had an affinity with these beautiful creatures. And I feel sorry to say that I have ridden an elephant in the past. Something I feel terribly guilty about. Let me tell you...
Melbourne Southbank CBD

What To Do on Melbourne’s Southbank

Walking around Melbourne for any amount of time will usually take you down a bustling arcade, a secretively quiet arcade and along the river. Winding through the centre of the CBD the Yarra splits the city in t...

February Instagrams

February really was a month of up and downs. We had a minor health emergency which required us hotfooting it to Bangkok as fast as possible to get to a doctor (all is ok now, so don't worry Mothers!). We vi...
Travelling Health

How To Avoid Traveller’s Diarrhoea

Let's talk about poo. It happens to us all. It's a fact of life. A particularly stinky part of life. Nevertheless, an essential part of life. It's not fun, it's not clever, and when it gets extreme it can ...
Airplane

14 Ways Not To Be a Annoying on A Long Haul Flight

I don't think anyone particularly enjoys a long-haul flight, do they? Generally a long-haul flight is around 6 hours or more. And there you are, strapped into a snug seat, sitting fairly upright whilst riding...
Location Independant

Practical Guide for a Long-Stay in Chiang Mai

We spent two months in Chiang Mai as 'digital nomads'. It is a wonderful city with just the right blend of urban conveniences, cultural activities and local nature spots. As the second city of Thailand it is al...
Beach Swinging

Favourite Travel Blogs

The blogosphere is chock full of awesome inspiration and brilliant people sharing their daily lives, insights and knowledge. I really am thankful to be part of such an incredible group of people who give so gen...