Australia is full of iconic destinations, and travelling the East coast is almost a rite of passage for many who visit the land down under. The likes of Byron Bay, The Great Ocean Road and Sydney are visited by thousands of tourists everyday. And whilst these places are impressive, it is no surprise a country as huge as Australia has so many more places which are less visited and yet… Read More »Underrated destinations in Australia that you should visit!
As a new resident of London, and having previous lived and worked by the beach, I am always craving a break from the city. At only around 2.5 hours by train from London, Lyme Regis lends itself very well to a weekend away. Lyme Regis is a quaint seaside town with a cute little beach and plenty to keep visitors busy. We recently spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend in Lyme… Read More »How to spend a weekend in Lyme Regis, Dorset
Colombia is rapidly gaining popularity among travellers. The country which was once seen as fairly dangerous, now welcomes tourists with open arms. Locals are kind and helpful, and landscapes are varied and beautiful. Usually a cheap destination for western travellers, there is no better time to discover Colombia, as it is destined to become more and more popular. It is a large country, with everything from tropical rainforests, pristine beaches… Read More »The perfect 3 week Colombia itinerary!
Once a quiet fishing village, Taganga has experienced a tourism boom in recent years. Situated right next door to the beautiful Tayrona National Park, and only a few miles from the transport hub of Santa Marta, it is easy to see why many people choose to visit. Popular with foreign and Colombian tourists, the town is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of Santa Marta. Mainly because… Read More »Things to do in Taganga, Colombia!
Peru is a firm favourite among backpackers recently, and rightly so. The country is a beautiful mix of Pacific coastlines, rainforests and rugged mountains. It is also home to the infamous Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world. Whenever you travel to a new country, it can be difficult to decide where you should go and what you should see. That is why here I have put… Read More »3 weeks in Peru – Itinerary and costs!
Ambleside is right in the heart of the Lake District, has plenty of things to do and see, and is the perfect base for exploring the outdoors. Many mountains and long hikes can be started from near Ambleside, however there are plenty of shorter walks too. Whether you are just on a quick weekend break, or a longer holiday, you can easily squeeze one of these walks in! For those… Read More »Short walks from Ambleside
As days get shorter, and temperatures plummet, it can start to feel a little bleak in the UK. However, during winter and the Christmas period, there are plenty of places to enjoy a winter weekend getaway in the UK. Small towns come alive with local festivals and Christmas lights, whilst city’s host markets with international cuisine and gifts. Places which are over run by tourists during the summer months become… Read More »Winter weekend getaway destinations in the UK
You have finished your IDC, successfully passed your IE, have the certificate to prove it and you feel on top of the world! You have spent a fortune to get here, but you are hoping it will all be worth it when you get to live your dream job, day in day out. However, you may quickly realize getting a job as a dive instructor can be very difficult. As… Read More »Finding your first job as a Dive Instructor
Costa Rica has quickly established itself as a popular travel destination, with its lush green forests, interesting wildlife and eco friendly resorts. Whilst there are plenty of adventure activities to take part in, for those who wish to just lie back and relax, check out this list of the best beaches in Costa Rica! Caño Island Most people don’t think of Costa Rica as a snorkeling/Scuba diving hotspot, but… Read More »The best beaches in Costa Rica!
Western Australia – The perfect road trip! When in Australia, you must go westward. When people think of Australia they always envision Sydney and its iconic opera house, or the well trodden East Coast. Western Australia is often forgotten and overlooked, but if you want the true Australian experience—one that shines with unending adventure and discovery—then Western Australia is where to go. It is the biggest state in Australia, and… Read More »Western Australia Road Trip – Must see destinations!