Honestly, the stark contrast between a Christmas in summer or winter is exactly that, extreme and obvious! Growing up in South Africa, Jenna in Australia, meant that Christmas time was warm, no, hot and sunny with the day generally spent by the water with a few cold drinks and having a BBQ. So, when we packed up and moved to London in October 2013, we were very much looking forward to a… Read More

We spent a week in Queenstown and can’t wait to come back and explore more of what Queenstown (and the rest of NZ) has to offer! Here are our recommendations, but I am sure this will continue to get bigger the more times we explore this wonderful part of the world! Skiing in Queenstown There is good variety of skiing in Queenstown. Given this was our first trip over, we stuck to… Read More

One of the most iconic restaurants in Sydney, Doyle’s on the Beach in Watson’s Bay. This incredible seafood restaurant has been family operated for over five generations and their famous fish and chips is on just about every Sydneysider’s bucket list. It isn’t just the food that makes this place incredible, it is the suburb view over Sydney City and the harbour. The restaurant, located on the beach at Watson’s Bay is… Read More

Around this time each year, Sculptures by the Sea makes its way to Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs on the famous coastal walk from Tamarama to Bondi Beach. 2016 Marks the 20th annual exhibition and is running from 20 October 2016 to 6 November 2016. The 2km coastal walk features over 100 sculptures by artists not only from Australia but across the world. For more information on Sculpture by the Sea, check out their… Read More

Imagine the highest ski resort in Europe. Imagine 3 Vallées. At the top of the 3 Vallées, you look out onto the world’s largest ski area which includes a whopping 600km of equipped slopes, 320 signposted runs and over 170 ski lifts… which of course includes the fabulous Val Thorens. Now, if that doesn’t have your attention and you don’t think it’s for you then you may as well stop reading now! 3 Vallées… Read More

Great weather and not sure what to do? Well if you enjoy easy walks through national parks with some spectacular scenery and cascading waterfalls, then Fitzroy Falls is for you. We stopped in to Fitzroy Falls after our zipline adventure at Illawarra Treetop Adventures and given we were short on time, the walk was just right and well worth the visit. Getting to Fitzroy Falls Simply punch in Fitzroy Falls into Google Maps and… Read More

We had the luxury of spending an amazing summer day in Tallinn as part of our Baltic Cruise. It is the capital of Estonia and situated on the Baltic Sea. Here are 16 photos which will inspire you to add Tallinn to your bucket list. “The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

Norway, without a doubt, one of the most picturesque countries in the world which is why the Flåm Railway is considered to be one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world! Breathtaking lakes, cascading waterfalls, deep fjords, the people… you name it, Norway is close to perfect. If you haven’t been to Norway, and to be clear, you definitely need to add it on to your bucket list! About the tour… Read More

You’ve probably seen the pictures of the famous Figure 8 Pools and wondered where they are? The pools are a spectacular natural wonder which you have to see for yourself, or even jump in to those crystal clear pools and enjoy the full experience. If there is only one thing you take away from this post, it is that you can’t just turn up at any time of the day… I’ll explain… Read More

If you’re looking for something completely different to do on the weekend that is only 1.5 hours south of Sydney, the Illawarra Fly Zipline tour would certainly tick that box. It is officially the highest zipline tour in Australia!! If you’re wondering what a zipline tour is all about, here is a little bit of background… It is a unique eco-wilderness adventure located a short drive south of Sydney, Australia and is… Read More