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Trinidad stick fighting competitions are not for the faint hearted

Trinidad stick fighting competitions are not for the faint hearted

| August 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is stick fighting? Well as the name suggests, it is men fighting with sticks. I imagined the competitors treating each fight as a structured dance where the sticks come in contact with each other. But I could not have been more wrong!! It was basically a boxing match but instead of gloves, the competitors each held […]

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13 destinations in Turkey that you must visit

13 destinations in Turkey that you must visit

| July 12, 2015 | 6 Comments

Of our travels so far, Turkey is my favourite country! With crystal blue waters, warm weather and some amazing wonders of the world, how could it not! Fortunately all the main attractions can be reached by travelling in a loop, either clockwise or anti-clockwise. We chose to travel in a clockwise direction, starting and ending […]

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Snorkeling Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park: Photo Essay

Snorkeling Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park: Photo Essay

| May 17, 2015 | 10 Comments

Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture park is certainly a fun underwater adventure! No scuba gear required! Just a snorkel and flippers and the willingness to hunt down the sculptures scattered between 3-7 metres below the waters surface. Exploring Grenada’s Underwater Sculpture Park We were fortunate enough to visit Grenada for a spearfishing trip with Olympic Swimmer George […]

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Sailing the Mediterranean for 5 weeks, on a budget

Sailing the Mediterranean for 5 weeks, on a budget

| May 6, 2015 | 3 Comments

Want to explore the Mediterranean coastline and love boating but don’t want to break the bank? We spent 5 weeks helping an owner sail his Lagoon 440 Catamaran and it didn’t break the bank! In fact, it basically put our bank accounts on hold! In return for being keen and willing helping hands on board, Moss […]

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Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad

Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad

| February 23, 2015 | 16 Comments

When I was first told J’ouvert in Trinidad started at 1am and lasted until after dawn, overlapping with Carnivals 8am start, I immediately said “hell no, I need my sleep!” But of all the events we took part in during Trindad’s carnival celebrations, this was my favourite!! Surviving J’ouvert in Trinidad Generally you should try and buy tickets to […]

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Waterfalls and surfing in Panama

Waterfalls and surfing in Panama

| February 9, 2015 | 12 Comments

If you are looking for some sun, waterfalls and surfing in Panama and don’t mind roughing it in buses or hostels then you will have a blast! After escaping Panama cities hustle and bustle, we instantly fell in love with the beautiful beaches, tonnes of surf and very chilled out culture! Panama’s Main Destinations Playa Venao (Surf and […]

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Water adventures in Long Island, Bahamas – Photo Essay

Water adventures in Long Island, Bahamas – Photo Essay

| December 16, 2014 | 12 Comments

The weather is warm, the water is clear and the locals are super friendly! We were lucky enough to visit Long Island in the Bahamas for a freediving event called Vertical Blue. During our stay we managed to squish in a couple of boat trips and a few afternoon beach chill out sessions. Water adventures in […]

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Day trips in New Zealand’s North Island – Upper regions

Day trips in New Zealand’s North Island – Upper regions

| December 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

With Christmas upon us and having spent a couple of days boating and spearfishing in the Bahamas, I’m feeling a little home sick! Don’t get me wrong, these experiences and sights are amazing, but there is no place like home, which just happens to be – New Zealand! So, I have some advice for you and […]

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Photo Essay: Walking tracks in Paxos, Greece

Photo Essay: Walking tracks in Paxos, Greece

| November 3, 2014 | 7 Comments

With aqua blue waters, thousands of olive trees, and beautiful walking tracks in Paxos, the island is an amazing destination. We were fortunate enough to sail there via yacht earlier this year in June, however it can also be accessed via ferry. Where is Paxos in Greece? Apologies, this map has temporarily been disabled   […]

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Travel tip: Why we will never use a taxi in Istanbul again

Travel tip: Why we will never use a taxi in Istanbul again

| October 29, 2014 | 6 Comments

Yes a taxi will be extremely tempting when you FINALLY step out of customs at the airport! Being hot, overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle, along with multiple sales men hungry for you to use their transport makes anyone want to give in and take the EASY route. But how much are you willing to […]

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