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19 Sep 2020

Hiking to the Top of Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

One of New Zealand’s most iconic short hikes takes you from the bustling beach town of Mount Maunganui up to the top of a small mountain overlooking the town. It’s known as both Mount Maunganui and Mauo (or “The Mount” to locals) and it’s an active-wear touting Instagrammers’ delight. It’s

12 Sep 2020

10 of the Best Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand

If you’re looking for somewhere to go in Northern Thailand other than Chiang Mai and Pai, this is the post for you! Chiang Rai is around four hours from Chiang Mai, and it has quite a different vibe. It’s a lot smaller and less hectic but there’s still heaps to

02 Sep 2020

Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove: Two Unique New Zealand Beaches

This post was originally posted in October 2017 and was updated in September 2020. On a recent trip to the North Island we spent a couple of days exploring the Coromandel Peninsula. Rated as one of New Zealand’s best beach destinations, the Coromandel (as it’s known locally) is ripe for

26 Aug 2020

10 of the Best Things to Do in Pai, Thailand

If you’re planning a trip to Northern Thailand then chances are you’ll eventually make it to Pai. It’s the most popular tourist town in the north and is the perfect place to relax for a few days. There are also plenty of things to do in Pai, and the surrounding

19 Aug 2020

16 of the Best Travel Movies (and a few I didn’t enjoy!)

Being stuck at home is a great chance to get out of your usual viewing habits and start watching some travel movies! These movies will be sure to inspire your future travels, or to remind you how fun travelling used to be (I know, it’s easy to forget!). I’ve chosen

12 Aug 2020

10 PS4 Games to Play if You Miss Travelling

With most international travel off limits for the time being, travellers like me are forced to think outside the box (or inside their X Box) for their fill of sightseeing and exploration. After my four-month Europe and Middle East trip was cancelled in March, I went out and bought a