October 22, 2017

5 Good Things

Last week was my birthday weekend, this week saw mine and Jona’s 13 year anniversary weekend, so October’s a pretty good month for us! Next up […]
September 24, 2017
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Banff, Alberta – Our Top Things to See and Do

Banff is one of those magical places that you just know you are going to love before you even visit. Dotted with the world’s bluest lakes, […]
July 7, 2017

All the Colours of the Rainbow at Stourhead House and Gardens, UK

When Stourhead Gardens first opened in the 1740s, it were described as a ‘living work of art’ – and it is easy to see why. Henry […]
May 14, 2017
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5 Good Things

Warning, there a lot of photos of trees in this post! This weekend we went to Stourhead in Wiltshire, to start making the most of our […]
February 5, 2017

The Road to Rotorua – Travelling from South to North New Zealand

The day finally arrived that we had to leave the exotic wilderness of New Zealand’s South Island to venture onto the more densely populated North Island. Interislander […]
January 8, 2017

West Coast NZ – Lakes & Glaciers

The morning we left Queenstown, a dreary grey mist had settled, the rain was streaming down the window panes and the surrounding landscapes were shrouded in […]
October 30, 2016

2 Week Pacific Coast Trip – Lake Tahoe and Mono Lake

During our Pacific West Coast road trip, we had stopped at a few lakes along the way, many of which were beautiful, but most were gloomy and […]
October 28, 2016

2 Week Pacific West Coast Roadtrip – Toketee Falls, Crater Lake & McArthur Burney Falls

Just when you think that you’ve seen a million waterfalls and a million lakes and they all look so similar… Along comes Toketee Falls, Crater Lake […]
June 26, 2016

Our Pacific West Coast Trip

We are home from our epic 2 week adventure travelling from San Francisco up the Pacific Coast Highway to Oregon, through Portland before heading back south via […]
April 20, 2016

Winter in Lake Braies, Italy

Lake Braies On our second day in Italy, we set off early, eager to explore the stunning Lake Braies, up in the Dolomites, over 2 hours […]
April 3, 2016

Long Weekend in Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda – Italy This year for Jona’s birthday we decided to break up our big USA breaks with a mini-break to Europe as it is right on […]