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.

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.

Business Class Review: China Southern Airlines

Flight Details This review of the Business Class experience with China Southern Airlines is based on the following flight we took on the 3rd November 2019: Flight: China Southern Airlines CZ301 Path: Guangzhou (CAN) to Sydney (SYD) Plane: A300-330 Duration: 12.25 hours Seat: 3A (Window Seat) Configuration: 2-2-2 Ground Experience Before I get into the…

Hotel Review: Papaya Playa Project, Tulum, Mexico

If you’re looking for somewhere with unique and eco-friendly accomodation along the hippy-chic coastline of Tulum then Papaya Playa Project pretty much has it all. Keep reading for our hotel review on the two rooms that we experienced during our stay at this hotel in July 2019.

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.

Hotel Review: Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

The Mandarin Oriental is a luxury hotel located in the heart of Marina Bay Sands. Keep reading to see our hotel review of the Mandarin Oriental based on our 3 night stay here in July 2019 in the Club Ocean View Room.

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.

Hotel Review: The James Hotel NoMad, Manhattan, New York

The James Hotel – NoMad is a historic building off 29th Street in Manhattan. It’s central to all the main landmarks (e.g Flatiron, Empire State Building, Top of the Rock NYC) and is perfect for couples, families as well as business travellers.

Hotel Review: Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exumas, Bahamas

Quick Summary 5 Star Beachfront Resort All-inclusive and optional Butler Suitable for couples Unlimited fine dining at 11 restaurants 6 bars including swim-up bars 3 swimming pools including adults only pool Unlimited watersports and landsports Roundtrip airport transfers Suitable for couples All tips and taxes included in all-inclusive rate Background Information We’ve been dreaming of…

Hotel Review: Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi

Quick Summary Luxury beachfront resort with private beach Eco-conscious hotel with modern interiors Located on the best part of Saadiyat Beach which is absolutely pristine Suitable hotel for couples and families 3 pools, 7 restaurant and bars 293 rooms, suites and villas Gym, spa, tennis court, water sports and golf course Kids and Teens club…