Explore the charming city of Lima

Lima is the capital city of Peru and even though it is the largest city in Peru, it has a quaint charm to it. We visited the local markets and the coastal beaches, but other than that there isn’t much more to do than chill out in the cafes & bars or visit some of the museums and galleries that…

Take a stroll around Vancouver

A couple of days in Vancouver is probably enough given the incredible beauty and adventure that is on offer throughout Canada. And we feel that trips to Stanley Park and the Museum of Anthropology at UBC are probably the best ways to spend them. Stanley park is an enormous inner city park set on the…

Our top trips in New Zealand’s capital

Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, is a great city to visit. Set around a harbour and ringed by mountains there are fantastic vistas in all directions, as well as loads of interesting activities to keep you entertained. But where to begin? Our top recommendations are… Go and see the glow worms in the Botanic Gardens –…

The sights and sounds of New York City

The most populous city in the United States and home to over 8 million people, New York City is a mecca for tourists from all over the world. Also known as the Big Apple, it is estimated that over 50 million tourists visit New York each year. For nature and wilderness lovers like us it…

Our top 5 museums in New York

For anyone interested in museums and galleries New York is truly a dream destination. If you only have a few days in NYC then you may have to prioritise them, as you can easily spend half a day soaking up the information, inspiration and culture which these places hold. In order to give you a…

The Statue of Liberty – New York City

Probably the world’s most famous statue, the Statue of Liberty sits pride of place on Liberty island, in the middle of New York harbour. The statue, who’s full name is actually ‘Liberty Enlightening the World’, arrived in New York in 1885 as a gift from the people of France. Designed by Frederic Batholdi and built…

New York New York

New York City is one of those places that you just have to visit. The list of things to do and places to go is almost endless; and while New York is a huge city it is surprisingly easy to get around. The majority of the iconic sights are all in walking distance from one…