Did you know that Disney’s Sleeping Beauty Castle was inspired by one of the most visited castles in Germany? Neuschwanstein Castle… pronounced ‘New Swanstone’, is nothing short of a fairytale. We spent a weekend in Munich and took a day trip out to Neuschwanstein Castle in the area of Bavaria. If you’re not sure if it’s worth it, let me tell you right now – it is 100% worth it and the… Read More

Melbourne, Australia… known to many as the city that has a lot of culture, art, food and scenery. It has all of that and more! If you’re heading to Melbourne for a weekend in the city, this has you covered. But, there is so much more to Melbourne than the city itself. There is the Australian Open Tennis, Formula One, the world famous Great Ocean Road and Phillip Island. If you’re heading… Read More

If you’re looking at skiing in Europe, there is a good chance you will need to stop over in one of the spectacular Swiss cities beforehand.  For us, on our way to St Anton, Austria we flew into Zürich, Switzerland for two nights before heading to the slopes. It was our first European winter and it is safe to say neither of us were prepared for how cold it would actually be!… Read More

If you’re looking for some of the best cronuts in Sydney, then Brewtown Newtown is the place to be! A cronut is a croissant-doughnut pastry invented by New York City pasty chef, Dominique Ansel. The pastry is made by frying a laminated dough in grape seed oil and then sugared, filled and glazed. Newtown has a bit of a name for itself, some even suggest it is ‘the’ food and culture hub… Read More

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