25 reasons to visit Western Australia

Western Australia is massive. It covers 2,529,875 km2, or one third, of Australia, that's seriously huge. If it was its own country it would be in the Top 10 biggest countries in the world, you could fit England inside it 20 times, or Texas 4 times. Most of the population lives in Perth which is... Continue Reading →

Glacier hiking in Franz Josef

To be able to hike over something so ancient, powerful and ever-changing is an awesome and unique experience especially coming from England; a land of no mountains, no snow and certainly no glaciers. We had the option of riding a helicopter to the top but we were all on a tight budget so we chose... Continue Reading →

A New Zealand Bucket List

Whatever you're looking for on this trip, there is something for everyone here. If you're an adrenaline junkie you can skydive and bungee jump, if you're into watersports you can river board or kayak, if you love to hike there are some world-class trails across both islands, if relaxing is your thing there are hidden... Continue Reading →

Hiking the Tongariro Crossing

One of the most popular day hikes in the country, the Tongariro Crossing in the Tongariro National Park is 19.4km of volcanic terrain, active volcanoes, turquoise lakes and a side trip to the top of Mount Doom if the weather is nice enough. It's an easy enough hike even if you're not in the best... Continue Reading →

Getting around New Zealand

There is so much to see in this tiny country and a few different ways to get around. Think about your budget, about the places you want to see and the amount of time you have. Buses can be a slow way to get around and don't let you stop at every photo opportunity, but... Continue Reading →

So you think you want to travel?

Of course you do. Almost everybody does. A weekend away or a year abroad, an amazing adventure awaits. You just need to take a deep breath and take that first step to make it happen... Scared? You should be. It's a big world out there, with thousands of people to meet and millions of places... Continue Reading →

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