Australia: The Best Beaches For Sand Seekers

Australia is one place which is definitely on people’s wish lists. After all, with a wealth of beautiful scenic areas, delicious grub, and happy people leading a laid-back lifestyle, it’s definitely somewhere that ticks a lot of boxes. However, a lot of individuals make the long trip to Australia as…

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Caribbean: 7 Reasons Why An Island Retreat Needs To Be On Your Bucket List

The Caribbean is home to scores of beautiful island retreats. People from all over the world descend to the region for rest and relaxation. It’s also a hot spot for those seeking seclusion, adventure and everything in between! What is it about the Caribbean that entices many of us to…

5 Beach Holiday Destinations In Europe You Don't Want To Miss

When it’s time for your annual summer break, it can be hard to decide where to go. If you don’t fancy going on a long plane journey, you should consider heading to Europe for a great beach break. There’re some great places if you want some hot weather and a…

Africa: Hibiscus Coast, South Africa, Hometown Tour Guide

This month’s Hometown Tour Guide is Stacie, a professional writer from South Africa. Her hometown sounds absolutely wonderful and she is obviously very proud of it. Check out what she has to say….

England: A Romantic Stay for Two at Ox Pasture Hall, Scarborough, Yorkshire

The Hotel Mr ESLT and I had the pleasure of staying at Ox Pasture Hall last weekend. It is a luxury country hotel located just 2 miles from the seaside town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire. Even though we were only 5 minutes away from the busy town which attracts…

Bali: I Actually Didn’t Hate Kuta

After reading a lot of posts/reviews/articles about Kuta and reading it being described as ‘Paradise Lost’ and the ‘worst place on earth’ I was genuinely questioning whether we should make the 20 minute journey to this place that so many people hate! But we had flown 17 hours so I…

Bali: Not So Sleepy Sanur

When I had finally convinced Mr ESLT that we should go to Bali the next decision we needed to make was where on the island we should stay. We did some research and realised that the island is not that big therefore wherever we chose we could use as  base…

Thailand: Romance and Relaxation in Koh Samui

Thailand is quickly becoming Asia’s party country attracting many folks who would usually go to Ibiza or Magaluf. Flights are reasonable, accommodation is cheap and drinks are practically given away. Of course the whole country is not like that just the major cities and certain areas. We were well aware…

Australia: Quick trip to Manly, New South Wales

ARRGGGHHHH the biggest regret from my time in Australia is not spending more time here!!!! Manly had been recommended by sooo many people and what did we do? Left it until the day before we were leaving Sydney – idiots! We hot-footed it down to Circular Quay and jumped on…

Australia: Bondi Baby! Sydney

Bondi is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Australia and is home to one of the most famous beaches in the world – Bondi beach. Bondi itself is 4 miles east of Sydney although it feels a lot further. No matter how touristy Sydney is there is still a high number…

Australia: The Southport Spit, Gold Coast

I feel like I’m letting you into a secret so I feel very guilty about writing this post. When I used to think about the Gold Coast I’d think about Surfers Paradise Beach, probably because it’s the one everyone goes to when they visit the Gold Coast. Without doubt it is…

Australia: 24 Hours in Byron Bay, New South Wales

Byron Bay oh Byron Bay……how I dream of Byron Bay. We arrived late afternoon into Byron Bay and the second we did I instantly became ‘chilled out’. Following a 3 hour drive in our immaculate Kombi Ronnie we were ready for a leg stretch and a beer. I had tried…

Australia: St. Kilda

Before our trip to Australia, a number of friends had recommended taking a day to visit St Kilda and I’m sure glad we did. St Kilda is a suburb of Melbourne approximately 6km from the City Centre. We took a tram from the Southbank down to St Kilda which only took…