On December 12, 2012, we started an endless vacation.
On this page your can follow along with our journey in chronological order. Our first destination was Ancient Rome in a Day.
Ancient Rome in a Day - how to skip Colosseum queues, find the Bocca della Verita, the best Trevi Fountain time, and more
Today we fit in the Pantheon, Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel. There's a way to avoid the queues at St Peter's Basilica, and Rome's favourite gelati
Here are the best Christmas markets in Vienna, plus tips for the Cathedral, Palaces, and the Opera House. Stay warm with a tram tour, and plenty of Gluhwein
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From Muscat city to a desert camp under the stars, things to do in Oman include the Ladies Market, Wadi Bani Khalid oasis, and dune running the Wahiba Sands
A day of extremes, from our desert camp and an opportunity to meet the bedouin locals, to an Amouage Factory Tour, the most valuable perfume in the world
Find out where Thai massage all began? Check. Get a Thai massage at the place where it all began. Double check!
Asian Art in a custom built house, and a tailored suit, lead into a thrilling nightlife adventure in Bangkok.
Christmas in Australia: Climb Brisbane's Story Bridge, then head for the beach and beach cricket, cold food, and two days of surfing and body boarding
Surf tips from our "learn to surf" friends, plus we explore Byron Bay's beaches, lighthouse, and pubs in the most easterly town in Australia.
Our weekend Australian road trip visits the Big Banana, takes a sunset cruise, a joyflight in a warplane, and a wine tour of the Hunter Valley
What is the best place to see the fireworks in Sydney on New Year's Eve? We find out!
Find your centre with an invigorating swim, meditation, and the best brunch in Sydney.
Fly into Queenstown, New Zealand, the Adrenaline Capital of the world. Shotover Jetboat Queenstown, then lamb burgers and ice bar cocktails keep hearts racing.
A weekend Whitewater rafting and Bungy Jumping in Queenstown, dining in Wanaka, then Heli-Hiking the Franz Josef Glacier.
Marlborough Wine Tour on New Zealand's South Island, followed by a boat cruise on Marlborough Sound, and a locals tip for dinner in Picton
Christchurch (CHCH) pops-up after the 2011 Earthquake, and we explore this vibrant and welcoming city as it rebuilds into a food and wine destination
Wellington to Auckland by Train. Peter Jackson conceived Lord of the Rings on this train. Our tips on enjoying long train journeys, plus the Raurimu Spiral track
We take a tour of Hobbiton, film set for both Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Plus there's more to see in New Zealand, including a Kiwi Bird
A weekend in Auckland: we walk Tamaki Drive, jump off the Sky Tower, have a Maori Cultural Experience, see the Piha Beach Black Sands and more
A surprising day in Hong Kong that doesn't just involved eating and shopping - although we make sure we do that, too.
We dive into the food culture that makes Hong Kong famous and *just* manage to squeeze in a tiny little bit of shopping.
Enter the kingdom of frost and snow, where icy palaces are lit with internal fires to glitter in the night.
In a land of snow and ice, we go swimming. And then meet some tigers.
From the neon Glico in Osaka to the Geisha in Kyoto, and wads of culture and food in between. Japan - you're mad and you're gorgeous!
There are so many things to do in Kyoto! On our final day we visit a Golden Pavilion, the Ryoanji Zen Garden, and immense Bamboo Groves.
"Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!" you could be compelled to say, after you'd climbed the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan.
Itineraries are unnecessary in Mexico City. Go with the flow and discover.
Pacaya Volcano, Antigua Guatemala: the most visited Guatemala volcano. Camp on Pacaya overnight with chocolate truffles and marshmallows toasted over lava flows
Sharing our tips for surviving a long bus ride as we move from a volcano top in Guatemala via Chicken Bus and overnight express to Flores, then Belize City
Tropical Island morning to an evening in the world's largest Jaguar sanctuary, wandering Belize City in between.
Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, the world's largest jaguar preserve, and your best chance to see a jaguar in Belize. Plus waterfalls...and 4 other big cats
The Underwater Art Gallery Cancun is the highlight of our Cancun day as we scuba dive underwater to see this amazing art gallery, then enjoy Cancun's night life
Courtesy of our luxury resort in Cancun, we swim with dolphins and will never forget it.
We're Going to Graceland, Memphis Tennessee. From New Orleans we cross 3 states to Elvis Presley's home, before diving into Nashville's country music scene.
Super Bowl Sunday in New Orleans means more than football. Enjoy the experience of New Orleans and the Superdome, post Hurricane Katrina.
Southern Roadtrip continues, from the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Chattanooga Choo Choo to Atlanta, home to Coca-Cola, and the Jim Henson Puppetry Centre
We consort with Kings and Indians in New Orleans during Mardi Gras season.
A flying visit to Houston, Texas. NASA Tour at the Johnson Space Centre, Cowboy Museum and Animal Art at Houston Zoo, then Montrose Bats emerge to create night
Care to argue with that? 2 million people a day are at this party.
Walk to see 6 of the 7 Cultural Treasures of Paraguay: they may be buildings, but we can feel the culture inside.
Santisima Trinidad: founded in 1706 today's ruins represent the Jesuit missionaries' in Paraguay, imposing Catholic culture onto indigenous Guarani tradition
A weekend trip to Santiago, Chile: Jaw dropping peaks as we fly in, a hefty climb for San Cristobal views, the bustle of Plaza de Armas, and a memorable coffee!
Come and photograph life in the hidden streets of Buenos Aires, and see where history was made.
Following a secret Valentine's Day dinner at a hidden restaurant, we live the passion of Tango in Buenos Aires
Dune Buggies and Punta Cana: The Caribbean's adventure capital kicks off with a dune buggy tour from Punta Cana to Laguna del Limon, Dominican Republic
Kitesurfing for Beginners in the Dominican Republic. The exhilaration, the control, the inevitable splashdown!
Puerto Rico's Pina Colada turns 50, and we celebrate in the birthplace, Old San Juan. America's 51st state will teach the rest about rum, and salsa dancing
Puerto Rico may become America's 51st State. Puerto Rico is closer to 33 other countries than to Washington DC, but here's 5 Stateside things in common
We experience the raw horsepower of NASCAR at the Daytona 500 in Florida. We're rooting for Danica Patrick: "I was brought up to be the fastest driver, not the fastest girl."
3 Days in New York? Start Uptown, with Central Park, Museum Mile, Fifth Avenue, Top of the Rock, Broadway, and the most awesome NYC Souvenir.
Today we head Downtown, Wall Street, Staten Island Ferry and Statue of Liberty, St Paul's 9/11 Memorial and cocktails overlooking Times Square.
Get on TV with Today, avoid the Empire State Building queue, Chelsea Market, Magnolia Bakery, Carrie's stoop, a Friends apartment, and still more NYC food!
Experience Niagara Falls, very very closely. And whilst we're in Ontario, let's try some Ice Wine.
At 553 metres above ground, we see a spectacular vista of Toronto, before finding out what it means to love sports.
Living in London, this is my perfect tourist day. Champagne views, the best free walk, history, royalty, a boat cruise, a west end show and east end dinner
Complete the Monopoly Pub Crawl in London and in order. We share our route, maps, pubs and directions, plus our experience from Old Kent Road to Mayfair.
More Perfect Days in London.
Fly into Europe's scariest airport Gibraltar, to explore Tarifa, Spain. The most southern point in Europe, kitesurfing capital, and horseriding along the beach
Cross the Strait of Gibraltar by ferry from Europe to Africa. Rock the Casbah in Tangier Morocco, see the Cave of Hercules, and explore Casablanca (again, Sam)
First of our 3 Days in Paris. The best arrondissement to stay in; secret views and Seine boat cruises. Plus Eiffel Tower, Sainte Chapelle, Arc de Triomphe...
Find the best macarons in Paris and see the best of the Louvre. Plus, visit Montmartre's Sacre Coeur and the Moulin Rouge (the worst 4 hours of my life).
Want to avoid the tourist sights and crowded streets in Paris? Walk the canals, take in mint tea, and find quiet time where Jim Morrison is buried.
Guinness, James Joyce, Toucans, and the Book of Kells.
A road trip opens us Ireland for us, showing off the incredible natural beauty of this island and the ingenuity and art of the Irish.
Sneak into the Giant's Causeway, see Scotland while standing near the Carrick-a-Rede road bridge, and experience the divided Maiden city of Derry / Londonderry
After Dublin to Belfast, a local's guide: the must-see Titanic experience, the best food and best pubs, and a wander through the streets and City Hall.
Amsterdam can alter your perception in many ways. We skip the coffee shop culture, preferring Heineken beer and impressionist art with Vincent van Gogh.
Explore The Hague's Peace Palace, Plein (main square), amazing Mesdag Panorama painting, and the MC Escher museum. Only 1 hour by train from Amsterdam
Fueled by coffee and excellent Danish pastries, we walk Copenhagen in search of polar bear skin rugs.