The Fascinating and Ancient Moeraki Boulders

On Koekohe beach, between Dunedin and Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand, is a natural phenomenon steeped in Maori folklore. The Moeraki Boulders are one of the most photographed landscapes in New Zealand. Numerous wonderfully circular orbs of stone littering the Otago beachside. Local legend says the boulders are the remains of eel…

Celebrating London Parks and Green Spaces

An unusual seasonal heatwave hits London over a bank holiday weekend; it is like hitting the jackpot! One of the chief joys of London is the numerous green spaces within the labyrinth of old cobbled streets and high rise buildings. Other major cities will have one large park but London has so many, and here are some…

Entering the Abyss at Saklikent Gorge Turkey

Hidden is the Taurus Mountains on the south coast of Turkey a canyon of 300m high and 18km long is carved. Melted water from the snow caps on the mountain tops gush down the steep slopes, dissecting the terrain. The water is thick with limestone from the mountains and ice cold. This is Saklikent. One…

Top 7 Things To Do In Budapest

Budapest is a city of contrast. From the gently sloping hills of ancient Buda to the flat terrain of Pest. With a history of Celtic, Roman and Ottoman occupation, and pivotal during both of the World Wars, Budapest has something for everyone. Here are the top 7 things to do when you visit Budapest 1….

Feeling Homesick When You Move Back Home

When being away from home, it can be quite familiar to feel symptoms of feeling homesick. Once the novelty of a new place wears off and the reality of the situation your in hits, homesickness can soon follow. Homesick is defined as the distress caused by being away from home. Leaving your family, friends and…

14 Tips For Travelling with Depression

For those with depression, travelling can feel like a fantastic opportunity to feel better. A chance to get a new perspective on life, step out from your comfort zone and feel rejuvenated. While travelling can help you feel all these things, don’t believe that it can be a miracle cure. Sadly depression doesn’t get the…

Quick Cheat Sheet for Flight Booking Hacks

Everyone wants to know when is the best time to book flights because everyone loves a bargain. No one wants to pay over the odds for a ticket that if they tweaked by a day or even the time of day could have saved them a few quid. Here are some flight booking hacks Five-Week…

Chilling With Penguins In Cape Town

An hour-long drive from Cape Town southwards, along the coastal road through Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town, lives an unusual family. Hidden in a sheltered bay of granite boulders, resides a colony of African penguins. White sandy beaches, peaceful neighbourhood, plenty of swimming spots, Boulders Beach is the perfect place to settle. A few friendly…

Helpful Advice For Staying Safe While Travelling

Travelling can be such a thrilling experience. Whether it’s because you’re visiting a new culture or getting to meet new people or just having a new adventure. It is important to remember that you need to stay safe while travelling and here are some top tips to look after yourself when away. 1. Do Your…