• Tasmania itinerary guide

    TASMANIA 2-WEEK ITINERARY GUIDE

    Tasmania, nicknamed Tassie, is an island south of Australia, separated from the mainland by the 240 km of the Bass strait. Despite being the 26th biggest island in the world, Tasmania is Australia’s smallest state (since the ACT is technically a territory), counting a little over 500,000 inhabitants. It takes roughly 3 hours to drive coast to coast, both in a north to south or west to east direction. The capital Hobart is well connected to mainland Australia with daily flights to and from the biggest cities. Although the most adventurous way to reach Tassie is definitely by ship. We couldn’t miss the sailing aboard the Spirit of Tasmania ferry,…

  • seoul itinerary guide

    TOP MUST SEE PLACES IN SEOUL – ITINERARY GUIDE

    SEOUL Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the most modern and technologically advanced cities in whole Asia.We came here when we were living in Vietnam, taking advantage of one of the many cheap flights available in Southeast Asia.Covering a wide area on both sides of the Han River, every neighbourhood in Seoul is very different from the other. There are so many sights that you would need weeks to see them all, so here’s a list of what not to miss when in Seoul. CHANGDEOKGUNG PALACE One of the many royal palaces in town, and our favourite.Differently from the others, it blends naturally with the topography around,…

  • what to see in luxembourg clervaux

    THE PERFECT ITINERARY FOR A 3-DAY TRIP TO LUXEMBOURG

    Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small country in the middle of Western Europe with an important history and a wealthy economy.Due to its position and size, it is ideal to visit in few days in combination with nearby regions.It can be reached comfortably by any means of transport. Luxembourg International Airport is just 10 km’s out of the capital, plus buses and trains can take you there in a couple of hours from Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam or Frankfurt.We traveled by train from Brussels to Luxembourg City during our recent Interrail trip through Europe, and spent 3 days in the country. LUXEMBOURG ITINERARY Let’s see the perfect…

  • interrail itinerary beautiful station porto europe

    OUR INTERRAIL TRIP ITINERARY: 15 COUNTRIES IN 50 DAYS!

    Last autumn we had the chance to make one of our longest standing dreams come true: traveling Europe by train with an epic Interrail trip!Since we were teenagers, we’ve been hearing about this opportunity to travel around Europe on a budget with a unique train ticket.For one reason or another, we always postponed this adventure. First we had to study, then we had to work, then we traveled for 2 years in Asia. Lastly we spent 1 year in Australia. It’s interesting how some people end up traveling to the other side of the world before visiting properly their own country and continent first!Anyway, we finally made it, better late…

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    A WEEKEND IN BERLIN – 3DAY ITINERARY

    During our last trip around the world, as usual we opted to plan a few stopovers in order to visit as many places as possible on our way back. So, after flying from Melbourne, Australia and visiting Singapore for a couple of days, we then took a direct flight to Berlin in Germany, where we spent 3 very interesting and intense days. BERLIN Berlin is a city rich in history, one of the most tormented by wars in 20th century, always disputed and a place of divisions. Still today, the signs of recent past are quite obvious. Above all the border marked by infamous Wall of Berlin which used to…

  • Alexandra lookout cape tribulation how to go

    ROAD TRIP TO CAPE TRIBULATION – AUSTRALIA

    Cape Tribulation is a spectacular destination embedded between the Daintree Rainforest on one side and the Great Barrier Reef on the other.  There’s a handful of accommodations in the area, for those who plan to spend some days in this tropical getaway. However, despite being located in a remote area far from urban centers, it is also reachable on a day trip via a three-hour-ride from Cairns. So here’s the best sights and activities on the way to Cape Tribulation and how to make the most of your time. GREAT BARRIER REEF DRIVE The 140-km-stretch connecting Cairns to Cape Tribulation will leave you breathless the more you go North. After leaving…

  • Cairns Tropical North Queensland what to do

    CAIRNS, TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND – AUSTRALIA

    When thinking about Australia, the red sand of the outback is one of the first things coming to mind and talking about the tropics may sound weird. However, Australia’s northeastern tip is home to a tropical area like no other in the world: rainforests, large rivers, golden beaches, lakes and waterfalls, palm trees, and a unique flora&fauna characterize the surrounding of Cairns, the major city in the north of Queensland, better referred to as Tropical North Queensland (TNQ) or Far North Queensland (FNQ). Indeed, we are located far from Australia’s biggest cities, Melbourne is about 3.000 km away… WHAT TO DO IN CAIRNS, TROPICAL NORTH QUEENSLAND The weather in TNQ…

  • Java by train

    HOW TO TRAVEL ACROSS JAVA BY TRAIN, INDONESIA

    Having been a Dutch colonial settlement in the past centuries left Indonesia with a highly developed railway system, compared to Southeast Asian standards. The railway in Indonesia runs within its major islands Java and Sumatra. Travelling Java by train is a pleasant experience we tried during our trip from West to East Java, so here’s all the info you need to know to plan your train travel in Indonesia. There are two routes leaving from Jakarta heading eastwards. One faster to Surabaya, Java’s second biggest city, running in the north; and the other connecting Yogyakarta. A visit to Java must include Yogyakarta, the cultural capital of the island, so the…

  • Best temples Ayutthaya A Million Travels

    THE BEST 8 TEMPLES IN AYUTTHAYA NOT TO BE MISSED

    AYUTTHAYA Being close to Bangkok but at the same time not as crowded as the capital city, makes Ayutthaya one of our favorite destinations in Thailand when it comes to visiting temples and appreciating Thai architecture. Indeed we’ve been to Ayutthaya 3 times already and we’ll probably go again next time we are in Bangkok, we just love it so much! Ayutthaya is one of the former capital cities of the Kingdom of Siam. There are so many temples in Ayutthaya both inside and outside the river boundaries that contain the naturally protected city, that we keep coming back everytime to see some new sights we missed before. Many of…

  • how to go to Bridge on River Kwai

    BANGKOK TO BRIDGE ON RIVER KWAI: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    THE BRIDGE ON RIVER KWAI Kanchanaburi may not sound very popular as a destination in Thailand, but it surely becomes more appealing when you get to know it is a crucial point of the Burma Railway, aka the Death Railway, precisely where the famous Bridge on River Kwai (or Kwae) is located. Only thing we knew before getting here was that there are a book and movie of the same name, but we definitely learned more about this railway thanks to this trip. So here’s our guide to all you need to know about the Death Railway and how to go to the Bridge on River Kwai in Kanchanaburi. We…