The annual blossoming of the cherries in Japan is a beautiful phenomenon that has formed a valuable part of Japanese culture for centuries.
Taiwan is a place full of quirk and unique culture, but while strolling through the streets in the city of Tainan, The Travel Bug crew came across this place – The Narrow Door Café.
Situated in the north-west of Germany, Cologne (or Köln in German) is one of the more interesting and diverse cities in Europe. Almost completely flattened during World War II, this involuntary renovation gave the city a chance to modernise its architecture and town planning. Seeing as Cologne was first settled by the Romans in 38 […]
A few weeks ago I packed my bags and headed up to Cairns to spend 2 weeks on board Mike Ball’s acclaimed live aboard boat ‘Spoilsport’. The first thing that struck me when I showed up to the boat was its size!
London is very difficult to leave. You could spend a lifetime there, let alone a holiday, without getting bored. But London isn’t England: there’s so much to see and do beyond the extremities of the Underground that some longer day trips are de rigueur.
You can have a heckuva lot of fun without breaking the bank. Here’s how.
Leaving Queenstown at first light I travelled through the heart of the South Island and up the west coast to Franz Josef glacier. The journey took me through pristine rainforest and along a wild, windswept seashore. The drive could easily be spread over a couple of days with a night in a riverside campground, but […]
I’ve travelled the world a lot over the years, but recently I realised I haven’t properly explored my own backyard. So I’ve got my hands on a Kea Camper and I’m heading on a journey around the South Island of New Zealand. First stop, Christchurch!