Orkney, Scotland – A cornucopia of history & views

Orkney Islands is an archipelago off the north coast of Scotland comprising 70 islands and is a history lovers dream. Nowhere else in our travels have we found Stone Age historical artefacts this accessible to the public and we find it fascinating to be able to physically see them (multiple Unesco World Heritage sites). Plus the … Continue reading Orkney, Scotland – A cornucopia of history & views

Island hopping in El Nido, Philippines (Day 4)

Day 4 Destination Finally, the famed El Nido and Island Hopping Tour A (lagoons & beaches). The best day on this trip bar none and one of the most epic days of our travel lives. This is one of those places you see on NatGeo and think "Wow, this place is one the same planet … Continue reading Island hopping in El Nido, Philippines (Day 4)

Philippines Day 2: Seafood & Island Scenery in Puerto Princesa

The destination: We started off our day by heading to the Manila domestic terminal (Terminal 4) for our early morning flight to Puerto Princesa, the largest city in the island of Palawan. Palawan was voted  world's best island 2 years in a row as ranked by Travel & Leisure Magazine and frequented by celebrities & some of … Continue reading Philippines Day 2: Seafood & Island Scenery in Puerto Princesa

Isle of Arran, Scotland

Best Time to Visit: Summer In the middle of our recent 4 day holiday to Isle of Arran, Yoda said "This is a nice honeymoon destination, isn't it?" She is quite right, it had all the perfect elements for a romantic getaway or even a honeymoon. Arran is so good that we rue the fact that … Continue reading Isle of Arran, Scotland

South Mallorca, Spain

Best Time to Visit: Spring (for the Almond blossoms) or Summer. Note: Northern Mallorca is the beach part of the island which we haven't visited yet. This post covers the south that contains the largest town Palma de Mallorca and scenic places nearby. Reasons to Visit Mediterranean Sea & Sunshine: It's no wonder Mediterranean Sea hotspots have … Continue reading South Mallorca, Spain