Destinations

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it ~ Greg Anderson

Lake Wakatipu Cruise to Walter Peak

Lake Wakatipu Cruise and BBQ Lunch at Walter Peak

It was a bright sunny, spring day when we arrived in Queenstown, adventure capital of the world. So far, our road trip about New Zealand's South Island had been packed with hikes and lots...
unique dining experience Wellington

A Unique Dining Experience in Wellington

One of the things we love when visiting a city is diving into its culinary scene. After dining at a few more traditional restaurants in Wellington, we were excited to try out something different:...
Waiotapu Thermal Rotorua

Long weekend in Rotorua – 4-day itinerary

After two months in New Zealand, where we settled into our new home and job, we were happy to find some time to explore part of the North Island. Our first long weekend away...
Colca Canyon Tour

Hiking into the depths of Colca Canyon

When people ask me where my favourite place in the world is, I can never give a definitive answer. There are, however, a few places, which always spring to mind, Colca Canyon in Peru...
Castillo de la Real Fuerza canons Havana Cuba

Plan your trip to Cuba

Well-preserved colonial cities, pristine beaches, history and sensual salsa, there's plenty of things to see and do in Cuba. However, planning a trip to the Caribbean island involves a bit more preparation than usual. When...
Platboom Beach South Africa

Platboom Beach: Cape Point’s Most Deserted Beach

Found within the vast Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Platboom Beach is a timeless place. It echoes of the Cape’s past, offering memories both wonderful and fearsome.Meaning “flat tree” in Afrikaans, Platboom offers...
Félix Lam New Zealand

We’re Moving to New Zealand

I've been waiting a long time to say this, so I'm excited to announce that we're moving to New Zealand! At the end of July, we'll say goodbye to Vancouver, a place we’ve called home...
Spookstad doel ghost town

Doel: A Glimpse of the Abandoned Ghost Town in Belgium

As we drive near to the port of Antwerp, a few houses come into view, lonely structures in the midst of the Polder plains. We turn right into a solemn street. Our light-hearted conversations...
Casas Particulares Cuba Guide

Guide to Casas Particulares in Cuba

Booking accommodation in Cuba isn't as straightforward as you might think. While planning our trip to Cuba, it soon became clear that it wasn't going to be a stroll in the park. Most booking...
Trinidad Cuba

Our 2 Week Cuba Itinerary

Cuba is an intriguing country, shrouded in mystery. While holding onto its authenticity, hints of change pop up around every corner, for Cuba is definitely changing – and one thing is certain: expect the...