We LOVE the outdoors, as you’ve probably guessed. We love hiking, even if our bodies don’t, we love camping and we love van life! The ability and accessibility to explore this world is key for us and being in nature is our passion. But we do also like our comforts, like snuggling up in bed … Continue reading Review: READ this BEFORE you purchase the Jackery Explorer 500!
Top Tips – DIY Easy Camper Van Build This is a blog on how to build your own basic campervan. Ideal if you are travelling New Zealand or Australia and have a small van you wish to turn into your mini home-on-wheels! Although this is a really great starting point for any camper van build. … Continue reading Camper Van Build – top tips – easy
We’ve recently purchased our first ever drone and as complete novices in this space, we didn’t want to get an all singing all dancing MASSIVELY expensive drone. Especially because we were unsure as to how we would even get on with flying a drone! Since purchasing our drone, the DJI Mavic Mini, a lot of … Continue reading Why We Chose the DJI Mavic Mini
The best All Vegan Tapas Restaurant in Bristol
When we lived in Te Puke, we were invited to Mount Social Club to try out their new “Meatless Monday” initiative… here is what we thought of this restaurant. This is the place for everyone, and quite rightly named ‘Social Club’ I can see how it brings everyone together. In our friendship group we have … Continue reading Mount Social Club, Meatless Monday!
You will no doubt find yourself in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington during your trip – especially if you’re seeing the country like we have, by campervan! So we have put together a list of some of the top things to do in Wellington.
Canopy Tours Rotorua is probably one of the BEST experiences you will have in New Zealand. Check this blog out to find out why and make sure you head there yourself!
The best things to do in Rotorua for cheap or free
Working Holiday Visa Job Idea New Zealand – Work on a Campsite!
So you’ve decided you want to trek the Tongariro Alpine Crossing? But first, you need to know how to survive it right? Well keep on reading… Mount Doom – ‘a fictional object destruction method from Lord of the Rings trilogy’ or Mount Ngauruhoe – ‘an active stratovolcano in New Zealand’ Whatever you want to call … Continue reading How to survive the Tongariro Alpine Crossing (Northwest of Mordor)
The Best of Northern Thailand and the Best Route. Itinerary, things to do and where to stay! (7 minute read)
If you are paying a visit to Ayutthaya in Thailand then we highly recommend that you spend at least 1 night in this beautiful city and we have the perfect place for you to stay! We have recently stayed at Krodyle Mindfulness House and it was probably one of the best experiences we’ve had since … Continue reading If you’re visiting Ayutthaya in Thailand, you MUST stay here at Krodyle Mindfulness House!
Pai is by far one of our favourite places not only in Northern Thailand but in the whole of Thailand and we can fully understand why once people arrive in Pai… they never leave! Fortunately (or not so fortunately) we already had a car hire booked to get us from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, … Continue reading Things to do in Pai, North Thailand
This hotel was a peaceful little property that gave us sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Chiang Mai Old City! We did start off our stay here on the wonk slightly… and that’s because when we got to the hotel to check in, we realised we had left our passports in the drawer of … Continue reading Baan Saen Fang Hotel – A Blissful Hotel in the Heart of Chiang Mai
How to spend 2 days in Bangkok – including the Airplane Graveyard
A 5* review of The Marndadee Heritage River Village Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Following on from my previous post on how to gain 10K followers in 6 months, here is everything you need to know about Instagram Engagement – something that we stressed as the most important thing you need to do to grow your following, in our last article! Engagement is key because that is what instagram … Continue reading How to Increase your Instagram Engagement
So as many of you may know, this month we hit our first milestone of 10,000 followers on Instagram and since we announced this, we’ve had a lot of people asking us how we did it! So we thought it would be a lot easier to write it all down in a blog for you … Continue reading How to reach 10K followers on Instagram (in just 6 months)
If you’re into travelling and have a slight obsession with Europe, then you might just have heard about The Vespa Trip – be it through someone who has taken part in the tour or from it being cleverly advertised through your social media platforms! Through Facebook is how we found about the trip! I think … Continue reading The Vespa Trip – Amalfi Coast
Top 10 FREE things to do in Bristol and Somerset. For those of you who don’t know, Steff is from Bristol and before she moved to Essex she lived in Bristol for 19 years of her life. Over the last couple of months, since being home in the UK, we’ve been exploring as much of … Continue reading Top 10 FREE things to do in Bristol
So if you haven’t heard… Cornwall is probably one of the BEST destinations in the U.K. Especially if you’re lucky enough to have nice weather! Recently we took a 5 day (4 nights) Motorhome trip to Cornwall and back (from Bristol). And, quite honestly, out of all the travelling we have done over the last … Continue reading 5 Day Cornwall Road Trip
Lovina, for any of you who don’t know, is Bali’s northern beauty. Not many people make it up this far on the small island that is Bali. But for those who do, there is certainly some beautiful rewards! From picturesque hotels set into the mountainside, with 180 degree views of the sea from the incredible … Continue reading Lovina – Bali’s Northern Beauty
Bali’s abandoned airplane is certainly creepy, but also eerily beautiful! It is unknown as to how it got to where it is and even what it was supposed to be for! Surrounded by shipping containers, which we are guessing, was used to transport the plane there. It is also surrounded by other engine parts. Some … Continue reading Bali’s Abandoned Airplane
Balangan Beach was probably our favourite beach in Bali, like ever. Having been to Bali 4 times, in just as many years, I think its fair to say we know Bali pretty well and this beach just absolutely won us over. Locally known as Pantai Balangan, it is famous for its beautiful sunsets, turquoise waters … Continue reading Balangan Beach Bali
Top Tips for Visiting the Gili Islands
As far as planning a route through Bali goes, its such a small island that you could probably just wing it. But for all you travellers that like to have some kind of plan, here is the Ultimate Route Through Bali… DENPASAR As there is only one airport in Bali, everyone who flys into Bali … Continue reading The Ultimate Route through Bali
Our week in Brisbane
Cairns to Brisbane Road Trip
Land Down Under – Next Stop Cairns! So after a bleary few days following Sydney Mardi Gras and staying in Engadine, we made our way to the airport excited to explore more of Australia. Ells has already been to Aus but has never explored north of Brisbane, so heading up to Cairns was something new … Continue reading Land Down Under – Next Stop Cairns!
Land Down Under – First Stop Sydney! Join us (Steff and Ells) as we blog about our travels through Australia. We’ll be heading to Mardi Gras in Sydney, diving on the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns and road tripping it down to Brisbane! Stay tuned, for stories, tips and just pure banter. Day 1 Arriving … Continue reading Land Down Under – First Stop Sydney!
The ultimate Bali guide on where to stay in Bali!
Potato Head Beach Club, Bali Bali is a big talking subject for me, and as you may have read in previous blogs, I have been to Bali 3 times! The first time I visited Bali, I did so much research I had the stuff coming out of my ears. So, I was well prepared, to … Continue reading Potato Head Beach Club, Seminyak, Bali
My big American Road Trip, my advice for when you’re on the road, where to sleep, how to stay clean and a rough itinerary of the places I went to on my trip from New York to Los Angeles. 5,563 miles in 25 days – well 35 days actually but 10 of those were spent … Continue reading American Road Trip – New York to Los Angeles
Steff and Ella have a wealth of experience across a variety of industries and have both won multiple awards working for corporate and independent recruitment companies. Together we offer a Professional CV Writing Service to cater to all things to do with landing you that dream job. For more information please follow the link The … Continue reading The CV Geeks
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