Nature

From hiking to safaris and everything in between, this page is all about getting out into nature.

New Zealand Road Trip: 2-Week North Island Itinerary

New Zealand Road Trip: 2-Week North Island Itinerary

There are so many things to see and do in New Zealand that it can be challenging to decide where to go on your vacation. After spending a month traveling around the country, we've put together our ultimate 2-week North Island road trip itinerary....

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Free Glow Worm Caves in New Zealand

Free Glow Worm Caves in New Zealand

Seeing glow worms while in New Zealand is a must do activity. To describe the experience as anything less than magical would be an understatement. What's the best way to see them though? You could book a tour, but then you're stuck with a horde of...

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The Ins and Outs of Freedom Camping in New Zealand

The Ins and Outs of Freedom Camping in New Zealand

To save money on our trip to New Zealand, we had planned to freedom camp the entire trip. We like the outdoors and camping, so figured one month in a campervan couldn't be too bad. After making mistakes, and learning A LOT about freedom camping...

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How to Visit the Danube Delta in Romania

How to Visit the Danube Delta in Romania

The Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve is a perfect destination for nature-lovers and bird watchers. Although a standard vacation spot for Romanians, foreigners will find themselves off-the-beaten-path in one of the most diverse places on the planet....

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10 Tips to Prevent Sunburn when Traveling

10 Tips to Prevent Sunburn when Traveling

Do enjoy vacationing in sunny destinations? How about exploring outside when the weather is nice? Us too! One thing we quickly learned on our adventures though is that sun exposure varies greatly around the world. I've experienced really bad burns...

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A Day Hike to Mount Olympus on the E4 Trail

A Day Hike to Mount Olympus on the E4 Trail

We had always thought Mount Olympus was just a mythical mountain from Greek tales, so when we learned it was not only a real location, but you could hike it, we were sold on making a visit. Our challenge then came in finding a way to do a day hike...

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10 Non-Scuba Things to do on Koh Tao

10 Non-Scuba Things to do on Koh Tao

Koh Tao is a small island in the Gulf of Thailand, and well known as the place to get your diving certification. However, that’s not the only thing to love about this piece of paradise. As two non-divers, Tom and I went to see what else this island...

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Cat Ba Island: Touring Ha Long Bay on a Budget

Cat Ba Island: Touring Ha Long Bay on a Budget

If you’re like us, then you probably started researching boat cruises as soon as you decided to visit Ha Long Bay in Vietnam. There are dozens of them, and our heads were quickly spinning. Let us help you break through the clutter and explain how...

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How to Ethically See Elephants in Thailand

How to Ethically See Elephants in Thailand

One of the top activities on travellers lists when visiting Thailand is seeing elephants. We were the same way. It's important though that when participating in animal tourism, you visit a reputable place with ethical practices. Unsure how to do...

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Visiting the Floating Markets of the Mekong Delta

Visiting the Floating Markets of the Mekong Delta

Contents: Deciding to Visit the Mekong DeltaCrafting Your Own Mekong Delta TourOur Mekong Delta ExperienceTips for Doing Your Own Mekong Delta Tour Deciding to Visit the Mekong Delta Before heading to Vietnam we had booked out the majority of our...

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