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Road Tripping Around Taiwan – 2 Week Itinerary + Reflections
Apr 25

Road Tripping Around Taiwan – 2 Week Itinerary + Reflections
By Vicky

We had initially planned to visit Taiwan on our first big backpacking trip in 2012 but we just didn’t quite make it there. We had spent 2 months in it’s rougher around the edges neighbor, China, but didn’t set foot in Taiwan until 4 years…

Hiking in the UK
Apr 24

Hiking in the UK
By Vicky

Hiking is a lot of fun, but the enjoy ability of your next hike will rest largely on the location you select. If you are in the UK, and you want to hike, there are a few locations that you simply can’t afford to miss….

Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
Apr 17

Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
By Vicky

Randomly Dave’s sister sent us an email about a housesitting gig in Costa Rica. We had never done one before so on a whim we decided to apply. Why not, right? Instantly we were put on the short list and after a Skype interview we…

The Beauty of Coron {Philippines}
Apr 15

The Beauty of Coron {Philippines}
By Vicky

Dave and I have been traveling since September 2012, not solely looking for a paradise beach, but always on the lookout. And yet we had not exactly found that paradise beach setting. The closest for me were the beaches in the Algarve in southern Portugal…

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
Apr 13

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
By Vicky

Since food tours are one of my favorite ways to get to know a new place it’s only natural that the first thing I looked up in Taipei was a food tour. And I was in luck – Taipei Eats is a small company that…

6 Days in Hong Kong Itinerary
Apr 12

6 Days in Hong Kong Itinerary
By Vicky

After being away from Asia for almost 3 years Dave and I hit off our latest backpacking adventure with a non stop flight from Boston to Hong Kong. Knowing that Hong Kong was going to be an expensive destination we opted to keep our visit…

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
Apr 11

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
By Vicky

Our six day stay in Hong Kong would not be complete without a food tour! Hong Kong is a major foodie destination and with so many delicious dishes to try and amazing food stalls and carts at the markets, we wanted an expert guide to…

Closest Hotels to the London Eye
Apr 10

Closest Hotels to the London Eye
By Vicky

Completed in 1999 the London Eye is an observation wheel attracting millions of visitors each year. Some accommodation options are as under:   Sofitel London St. James The hotel offers British, French and International cuisine with following amenities Family, accessible and wheel chair rooms Free…

Why Berlin is the Best City for Street Art
Apr 8

Why Berlin is the Best City for Street Art
By Vicky

Dave and I spent a week in Berlin back in 2013 and I instantly fell in love with the city. It just felt different from any of the other cities I had been to in Europe. More alternative. More grungy. More underground. It just felt…

Live Large Through Weekend Road Trips
Apr 3

Live Large Through Weekend Road Trips
By Vicky

  Weekend road trips can be amazing adventures, allowing a person to explore an area far enough away from home for it to still be a mini-adventure or exciting experience but also close enough that you can enjoy most of the weekend and not have…

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