2016 was a great year for us. Considering we’re not full time travellers and we both have demanding day jobs, we’re quite stoked that we actually managed to pull off 9 significant trips in 12 months! And here’s 10 travel lessons our 9 trips from 2016 taught us. Lesson #1: Do nothing We kicked off 2016 with a holiday. Yes, a holiday (and you can read about why we do
Along with the back-breaking long hours, my day job also involves quite a bit of travel. And every once in a while, to somewhere I haven’t been, like Bucharest, Monaco, and sometimes to places I’ve been to far too often, like Thailand. This time around we were shooting a film in Cape Town. Shoot trips are usually packed schedules but on this trip, we managed to squeeze in about a day
We didn’t think we’d ever do a post on the Top 5 Places to Revisit, but here we are. We’ve always treated every single trip of ours like it’s the last time we’ll ever go there (so that it feels like the trip of a lifetime, every single time). But there are some places we left little pieces of our hearts, and we know we aren’t done with those places
One of the finest things to do in Mauritius is nothing. It seems like time itself is lounged out on a hammock somewhere on the edge of the beach under the shade of coconut palms. On our trip to Mauritius, we had a choice of beach activities, seeing the few sights scattered around Mauritius, driving around the small island or living like this little fellow we found outside our villa.
Whether it’s floating around or diving to the sea bed, there’s so much to do in the pristine Mauritian waters. On our trip to Mauritius, we discovered that booking any activity/ tour in Mauritius is super easy, from internet travel agents, tour offices on every street in Mauritius, and even your hotel concierge. It usually turns out much much cheaper if you club a few activities together, so decide which
Beach holidays, as mentioned in the Mauritius Guide, are all about where you stay, because you seldom want to wander far from the shore. And we were well, lucky enough to have that picked out for us. Picked out and gifted. For two people who love planning vacations and trips, we’re actually glad we didn’t get the time to plan this one out, it laid out the red carpet for a
Mauritius. The very word conjures images of sun kissed beaches, sparkling blue waters kissing sparkling white sands. The whimsical colours of umbrella drinks to the whimsical sounds of Creole music. For us, we were lucky enough to have our experience hand-picked for us as a wedding gift. So we just went with the flow, doing very little research and planning before our trip. But for you, for a vacation that’s supposed