Travel Planning - Off The Tourist Treadmill

Bioluminescence Holbox Yucatan Peninsula Mexico


Holbox Island is an island in the north of the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico.  This island is a little paradise and is one of my favourite islands in the world.  On top of beautiful beaches, crystalline water, sun and authentic Mexican food, you can see something called Bioluminescence here. Bioluminescence is a rare phenomenon and … Read more

Is it Worth Buying St Peter’s Dome Tickets?


Without hesitation, yes, it is worth buying St Peter’s dome tickets!  If you are in good health and can manage the stairs, don’t miss the unique experience of climbing to the top of the world’s tallest dome designed by Michelangelo.  Not everyone realises that you can climb St Peter’s dome, so make sure you build … Read more

11 Good Reasons a Eurail Global Pass is Perfect for Your Trip to Europe


Before convincing you about the benefits of a Eurail Global pass, let’s take some time to explain more about this ultimate European rail pass.  In short, the popular Eurail Global Pass is an all-in-one train ticket for non-Europeans which allows you the flexibility to explore all of Europe by train.  Which European Countries Can I … Read more