Photography Tool Review: Lensball by Refractique

During our recent road trip around Perth, we decided to jazz up our travel photography by testing out a Lensball. Read our reviews and recommendations on how to use the Lensball to make some cool effects.

Our Japan Itinerary

This is our 9 day itinerary for Japan in the Summer season in Kyoto, Tokyo and Yamanashi (Mt Fuji area) for first timers.

Glamping Review: Sierra Escape, Dulili Tent in Mudgee

Sierra Escape is an “award winning Luxury Eco Glamping experience” created for those looking to escape the busy city life for the rolling hills of the countryside of NSW.

This January, Will and I had the pleasure of staying at Sierra Escape in their Dulili Tent in the Mudgee Region of NSW for 3 days and 2 nights.

Should you visit the Karen Long Neck Tribe in Thailand?

I was told that the Karen village was in a remote area which came at no surprise to me. I’ve visited tribes in South East Asia before and most of them are hidden within deep forests away from modern civilisation so I was prepared for that… but nothing prepared me to be dropped off at a carpark and to pay an entrance fee of approximately 400 Baht per person.

Where to stay in Sydney, Australia

Being a Sydney-sider myself, I get asked for recommendations on where to stay in Sydney all the time, but each Sydney location has its own perks and it all comes down to what’s best suited to your travel style and the sights you want to see.

How to get to Flamingo Beach, Aruba

Before you book your flight to Aruba expecting all the beaches on the island to be full of flamingos – you might be surprised to know that they are only located on one small private island owned by Renaissance Hotel in Aruba. Here is our guide on where to find the flamingos and the best time to see them.

Review: Platinum Heritage Safari Dubai (Desert Safari)

Quick Summary These are the main reasons why we chose Platinum Heritage Dubai: Award winning Desert Safari with vintage Range Rovers 7 course dining with on-site chef included Ethical wildlife encounters and falconry shows included Customers have option of a Platinum or Heritage Tour as a Morning, Afternoon or overnight safari Eco-friendly luxury facilities with…

Instagram Spots in Japan

So you’re planning to travel to Japan and you’re not exactly sure where to stay but one thing that you’re sure of is that you want to take some Instaworthy pics while you’re there. Based on our travels in June (if only it was cherry blossom season then, because it would literally be full of…

Hotel Review: HOSHINOYA Kyoto

In the 17th century, tycoon Suminokura Ryoi built an incredible mansion by the Oi River to revel in the unique surroundings of Arashiyama. 100 years ago, this estate was transformed into an inn and today it remains as the site of HOSHINOYA Kyoto, an other-worldly riverside retreat. Keep reading for our review of our 3…

Hotel Review: HOSHINOYA Fuji, Fujikawaguchiko

This June I had the pleasure of staying at Japan’s first ever luxury glamping resort, HOSHINOYA Fuji. This retreat has been celebrated by many as one of the most unique places to stay in the world and its pretty easy to see how its earned that title. Located in a town around the foot of…