Travel Planning

London Top Picks – Museums and Galleries

December 11, 20141 Comment

London is one of the worlds great capital cities.  We had the good fortune of living there for a number of years and while there managed to sample all London has to offer.  In reality most visitors get just a few days to explore some of the delights on offer.  If museums, history an architecture are […]

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My Travel CV – La Carmina

September 25, 20130 Comments

I’m La Carmina, and my world revolves around travel and subcultures. You might have seen me as a guest host on Bizarre Foods (Travel Channel), World’s Weirdest Restaurants (Food Network) and other TV programs, including The Doctors and The Today Show. I’m the author of 3 books on Japanese pop culture and food – for […]

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Singapore on a Budget

August 7, 20131 Comment

Singapore is a large city with many high-end accommodation and restaurant choices, but there is also plenty to offer the budget traveller.  It is safe and the cleanliness standards are very high and therefore remains one the most popular tourist destinations where you can still be very comfortable on a budget. It is also easy […]

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Photo Flashback – Kerala Kathakali Dance

June 28, 20130 Comments

We are not really ones for the cultural shows that you regularly find in travel destinations.  Often they are a thin representation of the actual song or dance traditions of a community, overpriced and leave you feeling a little bit cheated.  This was certainly the case in Waitangi doing the Haka with some actors. Sometimes […]

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My Travel CV – The Globetrotter Girls

May 27, 20135 Comments

This week is a double bonus round as we get to talk to Jess and Dani from The Globetrotter Girls. They write a well-established blog, an excellent travel resource offering practical travel tips, destination guides and advice on housesitting as well as so much more. We’ve been so inspired by Dani and Jess that we’ve recently […]

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