Attractions & Activities · Europe · United Kingdom

Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby & The Moors

Setting off from York on a chilly January morning we passed through the Yorkshire villages and towns towards Helmsley, it takes about 1 hours to get there. Helmsleyย is thought to be one of the oldest settlements in Yorkshire dating back 3000 years, this beautiful Yorkshire market town is the only market town in the North… Continue reading Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby & The Moors

Europe · United Kingdom

10 Lakes in the Lake District

What better way to explore the newly awarded World Heritage site, the Lake District than on a Mountain Goat sightseeing tour. We might be a little biased, but we think they are pretty great! During the winter months Mountain Goat runs 2 tours, one being the, the Ten Lakes Spectacular tour, visiting 10 lakes along… Continue reading 10 Lakes in the Lake District

Asia · Food & Drink

Must try food and drink in Japan

Sushi Sushi is probably one of the best known Japanese cuisines, it's a great on the go snack and meal with sushi bars all over Japan. Sushi is usually rice and fish, but you can get vegetarian ones wrapped in nori (seaweed). Tempura Tempura is most commonly prawns but also seafoodย or vegetables in battered and… Continue reading Must try food and drink in Japan


Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, Snow Monkey Park

Jigokudani Yaen-Koen Snow Monkey Park is located in Yokoyu River Valley which is in the northern Nagano prefecture. The snow Monkey park is home to the Japanese Macaques, the first monkeys in the world to bath in the onsen, natural hot springs in the winter to keep warm. The Jigokudani Yaen-Koen Snow Monkey Park has… Continue reading Jigokudani Yaen-Koen, Snow Monkey Park


Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is approx 3 hours from Sydney and Canberra, it's located in the Australian Capital Territory in Booderee National Park.  There are 3 campgrounds located in the national park, Green Patch, Bristol Point and Caves Beach, when we arrived at 11am on Sunday all 3 campsites were already full, luckily we'd booked online and… Continue reading Jervis Bay


Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk, Palm Beach

Palm Beach is a small town located in Sydney's northern beaches district, Palm Beach is 28 miles from Sydney and about a 1 hour drive. It's famously recognised as Home and Away is filmed there.  There isn't much in the way of cheap accommodation in Palm Beach, as it's a very affluent area. We stayed… Continue reading Barrenjoey Lighthouse Walk, Palm Beach


Campervan friendly hostels – East Coast, Australia

A great resource when travelling Australia in a campervan is Wiki Camps, which costs approx $7.99 but it gives you loads of free camps, hostels, caravan parks and rest areas. There is also a great free app is campermates which offers the same services. Staying in free camps and caravan parks is great but it's… Continue reading Campervan friendly hostels – East Coast, Australia