• Portugal
  • Beach Hoping on the Algarve


    Lagos is one of the most popular beaches on the Algarve. It’s historic old town, restaurant scene and good nightlife all draw the crowds. The real drawcard though is the beaches within walking distance of downtown Lagos. We arrived in Lagos with one intention, to find the best beaches we could. We’d strategically chosen an […]

  • Malta
  • 4 Days Exploring Gozo

    We had had an incredible four days sightseeing on Malta, so jumping in our rental car and heading to Gozo was bittersweet. Malta had been beautiful. The ancient cities. The clear waters. The delicious food. The incredible cheap Rose. Gozo sure had big shoes to fill. Getting from Malta to Gozo The journey itself from […]

  • Albania
  • Is Albania Safe to Visit?

    Is Albania Safe to Visit?

    “Is Albania safe to visit?” “Don’t they have lots of guns?” “People at my work said they’ll kill you for your organs” “They have a terrible history of mass murders in Albania” These are all legitimate comments and questions made by our friends and family when we said we were off to Albania. Admittedly before […]

  • Europe
  • Summer 2017 – Travel Plans

    We’ve now been in London for more than six months, and its approaching a year since we first left New Zealand! Contrary to what this blog looks like we have done a lot since we got to London, but written absolutely nothing about it. We have photos we’ve barely downloaded since the end of our trip […]