Travel Destinations

Do you need help choosing your travel destinations?

We're here as your expert guides with 22 years of nomadic travel experiences full of insights, stories and tips.

You can read our about page to learn more of that story.

We aren't country counters, choosing instead to immerse ourselves into a region and often revisiting multiple times to those places that captured our heart and soul.

It's about the memories, not checking off lists.

However for the counting part: We have lived in 5 countries, traveled to over 50.

We've traveled in-depth through the following regions: Australia, USA, Southeast Asia, UK, and Africa.

Other travel experts have provided tips and content for us on the destinations you see on this blog.

We aim to share with you information based upon personal experiences NOT desk research or collaborations!

This is real, authentic travel to help you do the same.

CHOOSING YOUR TRAVEL DESTINATIONS

When choosing your travel destinations, it depends on factors like:

  • your personal travel style
  • your interests
  • the length of time you have available
  • and your finances.

Figure those things out first, then your options for where you can go start to take shape.

If you need help choosing your destination, check out the following posts filled with useful tips.

Otherwise scroll down to choose the destination you are interested in for many of our tips and highlights.

How to choose your travel destinations

Choosing Your Travel Destinations

Do you need help choosing your travel destinations? Whilst we’re not in the business of actually booking trips for others, we can certainly offer you expert guidance on how to choose a destination that meets …

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21 tips on how to find cheap flights to anywhere

How To Find Cheap Flights to Anywhere In The World

Besides learning how to find cheap accommodation, learning how to find cheap flights to anywhere in the world will help you to reduce your other big travel expense. Thankfully, there are strategies and tips we can …

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19 tips for finding cheap rental cars

Finding Cheap Rental Cars

Need tips on how to find cheap rental cars? If you love taking road trips with kids and your parents, read on. The 19 tips below and our recommended search website will help you find your …

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18 tips on how to find cheap accommodation

18 Killer Tips On How To Find Cheap Accommodation

Where you sleep at night is one of your major fixed travel expenses, so learning how to find cheap accommodation will help you to keep more money in your pocket for spending on activities. Fortunately, …

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We've already realised that your posts will soon become our Bible once we reach Aus and we just wanted to send you a message to say that in our very daydream-like planning, your blog has been a complete godsend and has helped us to stay on the right path. We cannot wait to get to your beautiful country and start our adventures.

y Travel Reader

WHAT DESTINATION ARE YOU INTERESTED IN?

Click the image to visit the articles we have on that region of the world. 

OUR FAVORITES

We get asked all the time what our favorite countries are. It feels like choosing your favorite child - you can't.

You love each country for different reasons and the memories you create there, which are often unique to you.

What we love and why may be different to you!

I mean would riding around the back of a pick up truck for 9 hours up a treacherous muddy mountain road with 20 people from the village plus bicycles, sacks of rice and potatoes and handcuffed prisoners be your idea of a good time?

It was one of our greatest adventures and most told stories ever!! (that was Uganda btw  - hear about it in our podcast episode.)

We're guessing you've looked around our site enough now to resonate with our vibe and style of travel. It's evolved as we have through the years - solo, couples and now family travel.

So in an effort to help guide you more, here are a few of our favorites around the world. Remember we have not been everywhere!!

Hover over each card to reveal the answers. I've tried to put them in order and some may have more than one answer!

Use the search bar to find specific stories and tips on each!

FAVORITE COUNTRIES

  1. Africa
  2. Australia
  3. USA
  4. Thailand
  5. Ireland

FAVORITE FOOD

BEST BEER

  1. Ireland
  2. USA

WHERE WE HAVE LIVED

  1. Raleigh, NC
  2. Dublin, IR
  3. London, UK
  4. Bangkok, Thailand
  5. Australia (fave Gold Coast)

BEST BEACHES

FAVORITE WINE REGIONS

  1. Australia
  2. France
  3. South Africa

UNPARALLELED ADVENTURE

  1. Africa
  2. Indonesia

BEST ROAD TRIP REGIONS

  1. Australia
  2. USA
  3. UK
  4. Europe

FAVORITE FESTIVALS

  1. Pampalona
  2. Oktoberfest
  3. Mardi Gras
  4. Hogmanay

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Travel has been the focus of our life since 1997 - intentionally.

We don't plan on stopping that. We now have a base in Raleigh, NC - after being granted a Green Card for our extraordinary ability in the art of travel blogging.

We will continue to explore more of the US but also intend on traveling further abroad - Europe, South East Asia and Central and South America.

We can't wait to share more of our favorites as we experience them.

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ALL DESTINATION ARTICLES

Kayaking through the Salt Marsh in Huntington Beach State Park

Two Cool Kayaking Experiences in Myrtle Beach

By Caroline Makepeace | February 5, 2021

One blessing of COVID has been the gigantic push to get adventuring outside. Bikes, paddle boards and kayaks flew off the shelves as people desperately sought any kind of connection outside of the house in […]

Route of the Hiawatha Trail

Route of the Hiawatha, Idaho: An Unforgettable USA Rail-to-Trail

By Caroline Makepeace | February 2, 2021

Ring that bell, switch on your headlamp, and start pedaling. We’re about to take you on one of the USA’s most famous rail to trail bike paths through stunning mountains of Northern Idaho.    Our […]

Copenhagen Denmark

13 Unique Things to do in Denmark (a Highlights Guide)

By Nicci O'Mara | January 20, 2021

The beauty, history, and unique attractions throughout Denmark, combined with having some of the happiest people on earth is what makes Denmark such a remarkable place to visit. From Vikings to royalty, Lego to legends, […]

Angkor Wat

10 Things to Know Before Visiting Cambodia

By Mitch Glass | January 7, 2021

Cambodia is one of those countries in Southeast Asia that usually isn’t on the top of most travelers’ lists.  It gets overshadowed by the likes of Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.  But mark my words… […]

American Revolution Museum in Yorktown

An East Coast Revolutionary War Trail Road Trip

By Caroline Makepeace | December 29, 2020

Travel is not always about beast beaches, wild adventures, and sunset cocktails. It can also be a journey of learning and diving deep into culture and history. One great way to do that – especially […]

Asheville, North Carolina, USA downtown skyline at dusk.

A Mountains & Music Road Trip (Tennessee + North Carolina)

By Caroline Makepeace | December 20, 2020

Are you ready for a fun southeast USA road trip from Raleigh to Memphis? Incredible music experiences and beautiful nature in the mountains of North Carolina nd Tennessee

Crater Lake National Park

1 Day Trip to Crater Lake National Park (snow-covered!)

By Caroline Makepeace | December 17, 2020

On our Oregon road trip we stayed in the Umpqua National Forest for a few days on our way to Bend to enjoy some hot springs, waterfalls and a day trip to nearby Crater Lake […]

Exploring the Umpqua National Forest Waterfalls in Oregon

By Caroline Makepeace | December 17, 2020

Just arriving to our free boondocking spot in the Umpqua National Forest was a journey worth remembering. We overshot our free camping spot near a small lagoon. Well, really the pin wasn’t in the right place […]

Bell Rock Path - one of the best things to do in Sedona with kids

4 Week Road trip in Desert Southwest USA (Itinerary Guide)

By Caroline Makepeace | December 17, 2020

In the desert Southwest region of the USA, you’ll discover a kaleidoscope of colors and unique rock formations across endless horizons and desert landscapes. Be prepared for adventures that include inching your way through narrow […]

3 Week Road Trip Itinerary for the American Southwest

By Caroline Makepeace | December 15, 2020

One of our favorite road trip destinations in the world is the Southwestern United States. Out here you’ll find endless horizons and desert landscapes in a kaleidoscope of colors and unique rock formations. Thrilling natural […]

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