3 things to do in Dunoon, Scotland – a perfect weekend destination

The best places to visit in Scotland (read the Highlands & Islands) are pretty far from Edinburgh & Glasgow so there's very little time left for relaxation and a touch of sightseeing if you bravely attempt to touch Skye and return in one weekend. Dunoon in the region of Argyll (within the Cowal peninsula) is actually … Continue reading 3 things to do in Dunoon, Scotland – a perfect weekend destination

3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

As part of our Spring month of travel, we spent our Easter long weekend in the town of Interlaken, Switzerland. While the town is exquisite in its own right, we used it as a base for a few superb day trips. We'll list out our day trip itineraries and descriptions of the specific places we visited. https://www.instagram.com/p/BUIHo47lZxyContinue reading 3 superb Switzerland daytrips from Interlaken

Schilthorn – the other Jungfrau daytrip (Switzerland Day 2)

Lets face it, scores of travellers take the Jungraujoch Bahn to the top of Europe (11500 ft) and will continue to do so. It is a stunning day trip from Interlaken providing some superb views on a clear day. We on the other hand make our case for visiting Schilthorn (10000 ft) to view the Jungfrau … Continue reading Schilthorn – the other Jungfrau daytrip (Switzerland Day 2)

A guide to Islay, Scotland – A whisky lovers dream destination

One of the absolute must-do stops from Dalek's Scotland trip was Islay, the Scottish island famed over the world for its whisky. What was surprising was how much natural beauty was present on the island and how friendly the locals were. This guide will summarise our Islay experiences along with tips for getting around by public transport. … Continue reading A guide to Islay, Scotland – A whisky lovers dream destination

A rainy weekend in Lake District, England

For the first time in 2017, we went on a trip with Ankita & Shane Barb & Bert from 22 Nelson Street. We had grand plans of a "spring is here" weekend in the Lake District (which we think is the most picturesque place in England). However the weather dampened our hopes, literally! Only in the last 3 hours … Continue reading A rainy weekend in Lake District, England

Isle of Skye, Scotland – Walking around Skye

We're finally picking up writing Daleks Great Scotland Camping Trip again, but not from where we left off. Dalek is still going to write his day-by-day ramblings but as many travelers are already planning their summer trips, we've decided to first write all the practical information for each region visited (with campsite reviews) in the next … Continue reading Isle of Skye, Scotland – Walking around Skye

Things to do in Cebu on a weekend

This post is a summary of our weekend spent in Cebu, Philippines (we've rambled here & here). Though we didn't cover much ground, we'll document our practical learnings in this post to help future travelers. Reasons to visit Eating Lechon (meat lovers only): This is not an exaggeration and a genuine personal opinion, it is … Continue reading Things to do in Cebu on a weekend

Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)

 Day 8 Destination We ended up only having the time to see Cebu's top attraction, Kawasan Falls. It took 4+ hours to reach the falls and 3 more to get back but it was worth it as the falls are very pretty. https://www.instagram.com/p/BPQWZy4DzuW Top tips: Leave Cebu City as early in the morning as possible (7 … Continue reading Kawasan falls day trip, Cebu (Day 8 Philippines)

A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)

Day 7 Destination We flew from Manila to Tagbilaran on the island of Bohol for a day trip on the island. We had pre-booked a tour with Bohol Travel Buddy that had a set itinerary as mapped below. Costed 1500 PHP per person in a comfortable private car. Top tip As mentioned before in our … Continue reading A day trip to Bohol, Philippines (Day 7)

Chasing Sunrises and Underground Rivers: Philippines Day 3

Destination Our main destination for Day 3 was the Puerto Princesa Underground River National Park, home to one of the world's longest underground rivers. Our hotel somehow managed to get an underground river tour permit for us on a Sunday so we could take this tour, big props to them. The tour was scheduled to … Continue reading Chasing Sunrises and Underground Rivers: Philippines Day 3