Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

A low-cost day out from Brisbane that helps you enjoy nature so close to the city.

“Meet me where the sky touches the sea” – Jennifer Donnelly


As we travelled Australia’s east coast, it became clear that some of the best days out are a short ferry ride away to nearby islands. Enjoying an island day out doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming option. In this 2-Part Special, read about the wildlife you can experience so close to large cities, a cost-saving itinerary for your day out and our preferred place to stay back on the mainland. This is Part 1: Continue reading “Island Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)”


The Whitsundays By Air – A Helicopter Tour

Get the best view of the Whitsundays on this romantic helicopter tour.

“It’s only when you’re flying above it that you realise how incredible the earth really is” – Philippe Perrin

The Whitsundays, Australia

Considered to have some of the most stunning beaches in the world, the Whitsundays are nothing short of picture-perfect. There is no denying that the best way to appreciate the 74 idyllic islands that make up this area, is by air. Choosing a helicopter tour with Helireef Whitsundays is the ultimate romantic gesture. Here you can find what’s included in the itinerary, the best bits about this tour and why’s it’s an ideal choice for a special occasion.

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Spirit and Surf

Get lost and fall in love with Byron Bay.

“Travel brings power and love back to your life” – Rumi

Byron Bay, Australia

On the most eastern point of Australia’s mainland, lies beautiful and bewitching Byron Bay. This place is a must-stop destination in any Aussie itinerary. Whether you love the beach, food, art or exercise, Byron has the most unique feel and a very cool vibe. It’s the type of place you visit when you want to escape reality or renew your senses. Sit back, relax and let’s get to know Byron Bay. Continue reading “Spirit and Surf”

Daytime San Antonio

The non-party side to San Antonio. A guide packed with activities and days out for this popular Ibiza destination.

“Sunshine is the best medicine” – Unknown

7 Ways To Enjoy Daylight Hours in Ibiza

We love Ibiza for many reasons and visit often. There is so much more to the island than its typical party reputation. Ibiza is approximately a 2 hour 20 minute flight from London airports and out of season, return tickets can cost £40. Taxis are easy to get from the airport, as is the bus system that drops you in most central locations around the island. Ibiza enjoys mild springs and autumns, making it an ideal destination to enjoy a little sunshine nearly all year round. Here you’ll find our top seven spots to enjoy during the day in and around San Antonio.

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Fears and Fun

A travel-with-teens special that focuses on getting the big kids outside and overcoming challenges together in Bournemouth, England.

“How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives” – Judy Blume


Bournemouth, England

Finding things to do with teenagers can be challenging. When children reach that age where they are more withdrawn, experience mood swings and find the thought of hanging out with you suddenly extremely uncool, how do you still enjoy holidays? In my opinion, it’s the most difficult stage, the transition between childhood and adulthood and many relationships are tested. It’s vital to still create time together, even if that means fighting off resistance and struggling to think of activities that you can enjoy with teens. Teenagers are still children and need guidance and support more at this age than any age before. They need adults they can talk to, laugh with and who remind them to be children. So what type of breaks allow them to be children but present challenges for them as young adults too? Continue reading “Fears and Fun”

Brazilian Beach Holiday For Two

A romantic beach destination that’s great for couples and perfect for post-Carnaval relaxation in Brazil.

“Life is better in flip flops” – Unknown

Armação dos Búzios, Brazil

Having crammed as much as possible into lively Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, and after an 11.5 hour flight from the UK, we recommend ending your time in Brazil with a romantic beach break. After all the early starts of city exploring and late nights of street dancing in the city of Rio, this is exactly what you will need. A friend of ours who used to live in Rio recommended Búzios for some quiet beach time and it was perfect. Here we share the easiest way to book this destination as part of your carnival package, which hotel to choose and our ‘best bits’ for this location. Continue reading “Brazilian Beach Holiday For Two”