19 Oct 2020

19 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

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

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

05 Aug 2020

Chiang Saen and the Golden Triangle: Off the Beaten Path in Northern Thailand

The Northern Thailand tourist trail mostly consists of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Pai, but look a little further and you’ll find heaps to explore. Chiang Saen, and the nearby Golden Triangle, is in the far north of the country and is close to the borders with Laos and Myanmar.

The best beaches in Hong Kong
22 Jul 2020

10 of the Best Beaches in Hong Kong

There are nice beaches in Hong Kong? I don’t blame you for being surprised — it came as a shock to me too. I figured the beaches in Hong Kong would be average at best because of how built up the city is and its proximity to the industrialised mainland of China.

01 Jul 2020

The Best Travel TV Shows (Updated July 2020)

This is an update to a post I published a couple of years ago. I’ve seen a lot more travel TV shows since then so this is a far more comprehensive guide. Enjoy! An Idiot Abroad There’s nothing funnier, in terms of travel TV shows anyway, than a man travelling

17 Jun 2020

Travelling in New Zealand in 2020

It has been three long months since borders started closing, obliterating travel (and travel blogging earnings) in the process. Luckily, here in New Zealand, we crushed the curve and now things look and feel much as they did before the world shut down. Local travel is back up and running