Best Europe Road Trips: Transfăgărășan Highway

The Best Europe Road Trips – 20 Epic European Road Trips

There’s nothing like a road trip in Europe to make you appreciate the diversity of the continent – buy croissants and go for a walk on a French beach in the morning then sip a spritz beside an Italian lake by sunset. From mountains to coast to cute medieval villages – there’s something to suit … Read more

Road Trip Portugal - Porto-Santa Cruz-Lisbon

Road Trip: Portugal in 10 Days (Porto to Lisbon)

The wild Atlantic coast, sounds of fado and elegant tiled architecture are just a few of the ways that Portugal enchants and beckons travellers. It’s a place you can appreciate by just being there, soaking in its rich and varied history, from the Celts to the Visigoths, the Christians and the explorers, which means if … Read more

Things to do in Laguna Beach - Treasure Island Beach

The Ultimate California Road Trip Itinerary

Driving down California’s Pacific Coast Highway is one of the world’s most iconic road trips and one that Steve and I had our sights set on for years. We had both done the trip when younger – in fact this was my third time on Highway 1 – but we wanted to do it together … Read more

10 day road trip in Slovenia - Soca Valley

Slovenia Road Trip: A Perfect 10-Day Slovenia Itinerary

Slovenia was a surprise to us. We went there for a festival and ending up falling in love with this deeply underrated country. It’s a small place that packs in a lot of delights – from a lively, picture-perfect capital city to fairytale castles and magnificent nature at every turn. Add to that mountains, lakes, … Read more

Eguisheim, France – Real-life fairytale village

The most colourful road trip in Europe: France, Switzerland and Italy

The most colourful (and Instagram friendly!) road trip in Europe, taking in Colmar, Lucerne, Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Portofino, St Paul de Vence and the French Riviera. In April, Steve and I treated ourselves to a dream road trip in Europe. Tired of trying, at the time unsuccessfully, for a baby, we decided that a … Read more

Road trip in Italy itinerary

An Italian road trip: from Florence to the Amalfi coast

How to spend a perfect 2-3 weeks in Italy, road tripping from Florence to the Amalfi Coast via Tuscany, Rome and Naples. From the food to the country’s expertise in living la dolce vita, Italy is one of my favourite places to visit. Steve and I go back time and time again, and it was … Read more

Plan a trip to New Zealand - Hobbiton

New Zealand’s North Island: a storybook itinerary

[one-fourth-first][/one-fourth-first][one-fourth][/one-fourth][one-fourth][/one-fourth][one-fourth][/one-fourth] I’ve already posted a storybook version of our itinerary for New Zealand’s South Island, so here’s one for the North Island. For more details, have a look at the huge post I wrote with every last detail of our whole one-month New Zealand road trip, including what we did, where we stayed and how … Read more

New Zealand’s South Island: a storybook itinerary

I’ve posted two huge articles with all the details of our one-month road trip in New Zealand – including our route, where we stayed, what we did, and how much it all cost – one post for the South Island and one for the North Island. It is most definitely one of the best trips … Read more

Plan a trip to New Zealand - Bay of Islands

The Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip: North Island Itinerary

This is the second part of our back-to-nature New Zealand road trip itinerary. The first part focussed on the South Island, and this part takes details our New Zealand North Island itinerary. In the first post, I also explained all the logistics of our road trip in New Zealand: how much we spent, the kinds of … Read more