Experience Camel Riding in The Sahara Desert Morocco

17 Photos to Inspire You to Experience Camel Riding in The Sahara Desert Morocco

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Life is like a camel. You can make it do anything – except back up. I remember how excited I was. It was March (2015) and we had just confirmed our 2 day camel trek to the Sahara desert. What a massive bucket list item to check off your list – right? Lets just say yes and no…. Was it an amazing, incredible, life changing experience – Yes. A thousand …

Places in Portugal: 15 photos to inspire you to visit the Algarve Coast in Off Season.

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Why would you want to go anywhere in off season – the weather is shit right? You wouldn’t believe how many times we have heard this from people. No matter how much we protest, still, people think that the reason it’s called an off season is because it rains all day, it’s cold and miserable and an all round shitty time of year. Yes, for some places this can be true. …

9 photos to inspire you to visit Kotor, Montenegro

9 Photos to Inspire you visit Kotor, Montenegro

Megsy Photo Inspiration

Recently we had the pleasure of spending some time in the stunning area of Europe known as the Balkans. We originally went here as my (Megsy) Schengen visa had expired and I needed to get out for at least 3 months. What we discovered was an area of breathtaking beauty, friendly locals and fantastic food. One place in particular that we fell in love with was the city of Kotor …

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Unexplored Greece: Discover life beyond the islands

Megsy Fun

Crystal blue water, white homes with blue painted doors and shutters… Doing a quick google images search, it’s hard to believe there is more to Greece than picturesque Islands like Mykonos or Santorini. Beautiful they may be. But, they are only one side of Greece. There is yet more to this ancient country than the well known Mediterranean Islands and the Acropolis in Athens. We journeyed through less touristy, unexplored Greece to …

Alleppey houseboats

DON’T get a Houseboat at Kerala Backwaters (Do THIS Instead)

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Were you thinking of hiring a houseboat in Kerala? The quintessential way to see the backwaters, or so the Kerala tourist authority will tell you, is by houseboat – not surprising, as this is also by far the most expensive way to see them. Although there are some positive reasons to splash out (hilarious pun) on an overpriced houseboat, there are a host of other cheaper, better value options. Alleppey …

Is it Ethical To Swim With Whale Sharks?

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Is feeding migratory animals in order to keep them in one area for tourists a serious moral and environmental concern? The Philippines has many attractions on offer: white sandy beaches, stunning coral reefs, and the rare opportunity to swim with sharks… ok it’s whale sharks so there is no element of danger to be had, BUT it’s still a super cool experience. As with many sea creatures the whale sharks …

Tarsiers, Bohol, Philippines

The Tarsiers of Bohol, Cute Little Bastards! (Philippines)

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If you are heading anywhere near Bohol in the Philippines, then the Tarsier Foundation Centre is a must see! You can’t help but love these cute, tiny creatures. For only 50 pesos ($1.20) you have an almost guaranteed chance of seeing these little critters. During our visit we saw 4, of which 2 were willing to pose for us 🙂 Cute they may be, although they are harmless to humans, …

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Pandemonium at Seoul’s Pet Cafes! (With Video)

Megsy Fun, Video Blogs

In a coffee crazed country like South Korea you can expect to see a coffee shop on almost every corner. In Seoul some stores have decided to add a cute and cuddly twist… Those Crazy Cats! There are quite a few pet cafes to choose from in Seoul. We were actually looking around  for a completely different kitty cafe when we stumbled upon the appropriately named “Cat Cafe” (that was …

Why visit The National Kanawgyi Pyin oo Lwin Botanical Garden, Myanmar?

Megsy Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER. Now, everyone has been to a Botanical Garden before but we thought “oh what the hell if it is like every other botanical garden we have ever been to in the past at least we can find a tree to snooze under for a bit!” But the Pyin oo Lwin botanical garden (National Kanawgyi Garden) vastly exceeded our expectations and is actually a lovely little budget treat. The …

The disappointing truth about Inle Lake (With Video)

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Inle lake is one of Burma’s biggest draw cards, a top tourist attraction. The scenic beauty of the lake itself is undeniably a must-see when visiting Burma, so why did I have such a sour taste in my mouth by the end of my 4 nights at Inle lake? I don’t want to ruin this destination for you, in retrospect it was worth the horrible bus ride to get there, …

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10 Fun (but super cheap) things to do in Brisbane!

Tommo Food, Fun

FUN FOR A FIVER (FFAF). Thats right, nothing on this list costs more than $5 per person. After over a year living in Brisbane we have searched out fun on a budget, and these are our top 10 favourite things for first time visitors with no money.   1. SCENERY: Brisbane River Cruise – Without the tourist price tag.   Why pay $50 or more for a river cruise when you …

Manta Ray, Gold coast

The best 17 wildlife photos from the last 17 months

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We’ve bumped into our fair share of critters over the last 17 months – here are some of the best pictures from our encounters!     Meeting the baby tigers at Tiger Kingdom (Chiang Mai), was amazing! As soon as you walk close to these Soldier crabs they bury themselves in the sand – call themselves soldiers! Read more about beaches of the Gold coast The Orangutans in the jungles …