2019 – The quietest year on the blog, the busiest year in our personal lives. In the last two and a half years working on the travel blog and Instagram account has been a huge focus. It started off easy. We had years of travel under our belts, masses of information just waiting to… Continue reading 2019 – A year of invisibility, marriage and travel.
You may have seen various posts on Instagram or Facebook (or any other social media) of people riding elephants, posing with lions, stroking tigers...the list goes on and on. Everyone loves to have photographs that show what a great time they are having while travelling - but make sure that your adventure doesn't do harm… Continue reading Be Animal Friendly While Travelling
2018 was a big year of saving for us! Our blog posts reflected that, and we tried to help others with their own blogging, writing, saving and prepping. 2019 is going to be a big travel year for us, which is exciting, so expect more posts geared toward places. Here is our countdown of our… Continue reading Our Top 10 Blog Posts for 2018
I recently had a conversation with my sister, who is starting her own blog. It was exciting, thinking about the beginning of an adventure, and of all the things that we had learned. I quickly realised that throughout our blogging time (it's been about a year and a half now) I have soaked up… Continue reading Ten Things We Wish We Had Known Before Starting Our Travel Blog…
Previously on our website we have posted a ‘Behind the Scenes’ of our Instagram and Blog, which you can read here. This morning I was interested to see Buzzfeed post an article about new research that shows Instagram is having negative effects on mental health and psychology – well, this is something we already know… Continue reading How Instagram Travel Accounts Travel Permanently
There’s no point in pretending that anyone is able to travel at whim, all the time. That just doesn’t happen, unless you have a trust fund or something similar that allows you to do this. Even then, Rolt Potts makes a good point about this in his book ‘Vagabonding’: ‘To see the psychic importance of… Continue reading That Bit In Between Travelling
Running an Instagram account that is a mix of personal and business leads you to a choice, and it's one that we have been discussing for a few months now. Which style of account should we have on Instagram, personal or business? For a long time we were business. Both are free, and business offer… Continue reading Personal vs Business Instagram
Ah travelling with a photographer. There are pros and cons. On one hand, you have incredible photographs that you can enjoy for years after an adventure, and on the other, you can end up standing around for hours waiting for your photographing friend to get that ideal shot. You may have noticed that we don't… Continue reading Could the Perfect Shot Ruin your Perfect Trip?
We love Instagram for its easy photograph sharing, but we also spend time enjoying others photos of their travels and otherwise. Here are our Top Ten Instagram accounts, and why we think you should follow them. They are not in order, by the way, this is not a ranking – think of them as a… Continue reading Our Top Ten Favourite Instagram Accounts
We’ve noticed an increase of travel accounts on Instagram that all say the same thing in their bio…usually it’s along the lines of ‘Follow me to learn how to travel full time while working online’ – I’m sure you’ve seen them. We usually get generic direct messages from these accounts also asking us to… Continue reading Behind the Scenes of our Travel Blog and Instagram