adventure in our teacups

2 gals, 1 world, a millon adventures

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Istanbul's Grandest Bazaar

“Hey American, where are you from?” Even with a backpack full of clanging copper bowls and carpets, the shopkeepers in the Grand Bazaar will still peddle their wares as if buying six Persian rugs and a hookah is an everyday… Continue Reading →

Leh'd in Leh (or so the t-shirt says anyway)

There’s really no way around it, road tripping in India is tough going. Even when you learn how to navigate around the wayward livestock and doe-eyed cows peering through the car windows at the traffic lights, the roads with their… Continue Reading →

Making the most of Fiji's Coral Coast

Where the azure of the reef folds into the deep blue of the sea, the horizon of Fiji’s sparkling Coral Coast is picture perfect. Everywhere you look, your vision is framed by the curve of the palm trees and their… Continue Reading →

Top 10 travel tips

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.”  I thought I was quite a good traveller; prepared, organised, packed light and knew not to carry oversized… Continue Reading →

Humanity, are we just faking it?

“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou When I was… Continue Reading →

Six ways to enjoy your Hobart weekend escape

“Much has been written about Tasmania’s picturesque capital city. That’s because its wide acclaim as one of Australia’s most delightful destinations is wholeheartedly true. It’s rolling pale hills that hug the Derwent River build to the pinnacle of Mt Wellington… Continue Reading →

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