Category Travel Talk

5 solid reasons to drive through Australia

I don’t drive. So what on earth am I doing, writing about the joys of driving through Australia? Over the years I’ve returned to Australia for several road trips across various regions, always in the passenger seat. This summer (it was winter down under) I played navigator, videographer, backseat nagger and personal entertainer while Charles drove us across the Southern coast of Australia. Australia. The only reason I wish I could

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Airbnb Wishlist: 5 Amazing apartments we must rent someday

If you’ve been following our Europe city guides, you’ll know that we’re big fans of AirBnB. An apartment is undoubtedly the best way to feel like a local, especially in a European city like Paris or Barcelona. The first time we went to Paris we stayed in this beautiful 3 bedroom apartment near Port Royal. It was 2 blocks away from the Metro, had a beautiful balcony, was well heated,

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One Picture Story: Istanbul

Hüzün. The turkish word for melancholy is beautifully explained in an entire chapter of Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul: Memories and the City. I haven’t been able to finish this book, even though it’s been a while since I got back from Istanbul. Much like the book, the city is deep, complex and takes forever to understand. It takes forever to peel back its layers and unearth centuries of stories, of a

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Thailand 2012 [Video]

There’s so much that happened during our Thailand trip in November 2012. From literally playing out the lead parts from The Hangover to learning a tiny bit of Thai cooking at the famous Blue Elephant Cooking School. We spent time in the North at Chiang Mai, in Bangkok and then zipped through Phuket. There’s so many Wats we visited, we could piece together a short film on them! This short

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