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Mexico City: Visiting Teotihuacan without a Tour

One of the highlights of our trip to Mexico City was a trip to the Pyramids of Teotihuacan. The ruins are located about 40km from Mexico City and were built in pre-Columbian times. Teotihuacan was believed to be the largest city in the world at the time, with an estimated […]


Toronto Top Things to See and Do

We went to Cuba via Toronto in March 2016 and decided to make the most of the layover and see what Toronto had to offer. Both are very contrasting places which made for an exciting and unforgettable holiday of different cultural experiences, views and appreciation.  We spent 2 nights pre-Cuba […]


Trinidad : Colonial heart of Cuba

Trinidad is a quaint colonial town located in central Cuba, in the province of Sancti Spíritus. Research any itinerary of Cuba and Trinidad always pops up. For this reason the tourist trade in Trinidad is well established, and for good reason. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, it is […]


Playa Larga Travel Guide

Playa Larga is located in the Matanzas Province of Cuba and, together with Playa Giron, is better known as the Bay of Pigs. We chose to visit Playa Larga for the good reviews it gets for snorkeling and for the chance to experience some Cuban wildlife at the Zapata Peninsula […]


Viñales in Two Days

This blog covers what we got up to in Viñales during our trip to Cuba in March 2016.  Our Viñales visit occurred after spending two great days in Havana.   Day 1 – Cigar Tour We arrived in Viñales by private transfer from Havana (75 CUC, 2 hours 30 minutes). We weren’t on […]


Copenhagen Top Things to See & Do

We spent 3 nights in Copenhagen, Denmark’s capital city, in June 2015. Really nice city with a cool relaxed vibe. We stayed in Absalon Hotel for its good location (~400e incl breakfast) and bought the 72-hour Copenhagen card (~90 each). Our top rated things to see and do in Copenhagen: […]

Northern Ireland

Our Northern Ireland Stay-cation

Usually with a holiday or break from work, the mind and body thinks sun, sand and far far away, and a “stay-cation” in Ireland doesn’t typically fit this criteria. Gladly our pre-judgments were proven wrong and our trip to Northern Ireland was just the cure we needed. You just need […]


Havana Travel Guide

We visited Cuba in early 2016 and spent 2 days in Havana. Read below for what we got up to and where we stayed when there. Havana Havana, Cuba’s capital, was our first destination in Cuba and we didn’t get off to the best of starts. Our late evening flight […]


A Long Weekend In Budapest

Budapest is the capital of Hungary and an amazing city for a weekend break. We spent 5 days in Budapest in October 2016. Our top 5 things to see and do in Budapest are: Walk from Fishermen’s Bastion to Gellért Hill taking in all the sights, Explore Hungarian history by visiting the […]