Baja California Road Trip Itinerary Mexico

Your Ultimate Baja California Road Trip Itinerary

Oceans, mountains, valleys, desert, giant cacti, whales, sea lions, tacos and beaches – taking a Baja California road trip down Mexico’s famous Ruta 1 (Route 1) gives you a lot to play with; over a thousand kilometres of coastline to play with, in fact. I visited the Baja California peninsula for the first time a few years ago but I… Read more →

Guide to a Baja California road trip in Mexico driving from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas including things to do in Baja California, driving tips and safety.... Read more →
15 Things To Do in Bordeaux (3)

15 Things To Do in Bordeaux (Besides Taste Wine)

I love wine. And I especially love Bordeaux wine. How could I not? Bordeaux is one of the finest wine producing regions in the world. But what if you don’t want to go wine tasting in Bordeaux? Or your kids have tagged along (as toddlers are prone to do). Or you’ve ticked off all your intended vineyards and you’re left… Read more →

Things to do in Bordeaux besides wine tasting: This guide includes Europe's largest sand dune, where to eat in Bordeaux and Bordeaux's top attractions.... Read more →
Best Where is the Best Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago

Where is the Best Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago?

Post written in collaboration with Expedia.com. Pizza eaten by me.   To say I was jet-lagged when I stepped off the plane at O’Hare airport would be a vast understatement. I’d zig-zagged across the Atlantic twice in two weeks with stops in London, Istanbul, Bologna and New York. Not sure which way was up, I arrived in Chicago on a crisp… Read more →

Where to find the best deep dish pizza in Chicago including a review of Chicago's deep dish pizza, things to do in Chicago and where to stay in Chicago.... Read more →
10 best things to do in La Paz Mexico

10 Best Things To Do in La Paz Mexico

Want to know the best things to do in La Paz Mexico? Wondering what to see, the best hotels in La Paz and where to eat? You’ll find it in this guide. I stumbled into La Paz in Mexico quite by accident. I was tired and, after a night ferry from the mainland, a little less than fresh. But I… Read more →

Want to know the best things to do in La Paz Mexico? Wondering what to see, the best hotels in La Paz Mexico and where to eat? You'll find it in this guide.... Read more →
How to Go Wine Tasting in Ensenada - Main

How To Go Wine Tasting in Ensenada

Want to know how to go wine tasting in Ensenada? Want to know which vineyards to visit, which wine tour company to book with, where to stay and what to do in Ensenada? You’ll find it in this guide. Step into any bar in Mexico and the drink of choice is overwhelmingly beer. Which may explain why Mexican wine is… Read more →

A guide to how to go wine tasting in Ensenada, which vineyards to visit, which tour company (with 10% off), where to stay and what to do in Ensenada.... Read more →
Swimming with Sea Lions in Mexico

Swimming with Sea Lions in Mexico – Isla Espiritu Santo Tour

Want to go swimming with sea lions in the wild in Mexico? Then you need to take an Isla Espiritu Santo tour from La Paz. Here’s what you can expect from your day on the Sea of Cortez along with where to stay in La Paz and tour companies to book with. Jacques Couteau once said of the Sea of… Read more →

Take an Isla espiritu Santo tour from La Paz to go swimming with sea lions in Mexico. Tips on which tour, what you'll see and where to stay.... Read more →
Visiting Tijuana from San Diego

Visiting Tijuana from San Diego – The Ultimate Guide

Want to know how to get to Tijuana from San Diego, the best things to do in Tijuana, where to stay and is Tijuana safe to visit? In his guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about visiting Tijuana from San Diego. Sitting just 20 miles (32 kilometres) south of San Diego, it’s hard to believe that a few… Read more →

A guide to how to get to Tijuana from San Diego, the best things to do in Tijuana, where to stay in Tijuana and is Tijuana safe to visit?... Read more →
10 TREKKING KIT ESSENTIALS

Trekking Kit – 10 Essentials for Every Long Hike

Putting together your trekking kit? Wondering what to put in your backpack? Read on for the 10 trekking kit essentials to pack for every long hike… Ever get that feeling that the mountains are calling? Whether you are an avid hiker or a novice, a trip into the mountains is an amazing answer to many of life’s stresses. Just being… Read more →

Wondering what trekking kit you need? Before you spent too much or pack to little, here's the 10 trekking kit essentials you should take on every long hike.... Read more →
The Importance of Travel Insurance

10 Times You’ll Realise The Importance of Travel Insurance

The importance of travel insurance was at the forefront of my mind last week as I spent an entire morning trying to unravel my trip plans. I was supposed to fly off to the West coast of the USA and Mexico for a month when my mum fell and broke her leg. That injury in itself wasn’t life threatening but the post-operation complications she… Read more →

Here are 10 times you'll realise the importance of travel insurance from cancelling your trip to lost or damaged gadgets to injuring others.... Read more →
The ultimate travel packing list - with packing tips and packing hacks it's the only travel packing checklist and packing template you'll need

The Only Packing List Template You’ll Ever Need

I’ve used this packing list template for a 14 day trip and a 14 month trip. The difference: I take my clothes to a laundry service about every 2 weeks when I’m away for longer. And if you’re looking to pack carry-on only, focus on those items with a * next to them. This list is suitable for a wide variety of… Read more →

This printable travel packing list with packing hacks and packing tips is perfect for short trips, carry-on, long trips, all destinations and climates.... Read more →