The Ideal Alaska Cruise Packing List

Wondering what to pack for Alaska cruise? You’re not the only one! Coming up with an Alaska cruise packing list is one of the top requests I get from readers who are headed off on a cruise. Why? It’s hard to pack for Alaska cruises because of the climate variations, range of activities on offer and […]

Where to Stay in San Francisco on a Budget

Wondering where to stay in San Francisco on a budget? Accommodation in San Francisco is notoriously bad value. Hotels in the prime tourist parts of town are dumpy, over-priced and get terrible reviews online. $280 a night for a one-star “hotel”?!? No thanks. There is a better way to approach finding quality accommodation in San […]

Swimming with Sea Turtles in Hawaii

Swimming with sea turtles in Hawaii would have to go down as one of the most beautiful and incredible experiences we’ve had together as a family. Taking a swim with sea turtles was an almost surreal treat and one that I would encourage you to add to your Big Island itinerary. When we decided to go to […]

Where to Stay on the Big Island Hawaii

Lucky you! You’re about to explore one of the most magical places on earth. We all know that Hawaii is special but the Big Island is something else. It’s everything you could ever want from a Hawaiian vacation. Beautiful beaches, stunning resorts, steaming volcanoes, crazy landscapes, local culture and an abundance of wildlife. If you’re […]

Carry On Essentials for the Savvy Traveller

If you’ve got a flight coming up, I bet you’re wondering what to pack in a carry on bag? I’ve put together a list of my carry on essentials to help you work out what you need for your trip. Having your bag packed with the essential carry on items will keep you comfortable on a […]