Adventures

Monsanto and the Marafona Doll

I’m a sucker for souvenirs, especially if they’re being sold by children or little old ladies. In the beautiful Portuguese village of Monsanto, Neil, Rodrigo…

6 Tips for Greek Sailing Holidays

You’ve booked your first summer sailing trip and you’re super excited! A week (or more if you’re lucky) of sunbathing, swimming, drinking and sightseeing…

Big 5 Safari at Kapama Game Reserve

“What animal is everyone looking forward to seeing the most?” “Lion!”, someone yelled. “Cheetah!”, called out someone else. As our guide made his way…

I’m Going on Safari in South Africa

Whilst Neil has always talked of following in Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman’s tyre tracks and riding from London to Cape Town overland, I’ve never really been interested in…

10 Must Do Things in London

We’re coming up four years in Londontown. Hard to believe we’ve been stomping around these cobbled, narrow little streets for so long! Like most places…

Where to Stay in Phuket, Thailand

When I first started researching accommodation options in Phuket I was completely overwhelmed! Do we want beach side, or jungle? Do we want to be close to…

10 Awesome Things to Do on Koh Lanta

Koh Lanta is our favourite Thai island. We first visited the island a couple of years ago at the recommendation of some friends and after spending…

Sailing Greece with Medsailors

One of the most popular ways to visit the Greek Islands and mainland Greece is by sailboat. Yes you can island hop with a…

Celebrating Carnival in Venice, Italy

Venetians have been celebrating carnival (Carnivale) for hundreds of years. It’s alleged that the festivities first started in San Marco Square in the year 1162, as…

Two Weeks in Thailand via Bangkok

Blog posts about Thailand have been done to death. It would appear that everyone who’s ever travelled to Thailand has blogged about it and/or…

Tips for Catching Taxis in Bangkok

There are loads of ways to get scammed when you travel – the friendship bracelet (hate those guys), the shoe shiner, the fake tickets,…

Should You Go to Koh Phi Phi?

A lot of people had told us not to bother with Koh Phi Phi. “You’re going to be so disappointed.” “Koh Phi Phi is…