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Rangitoto Island Auckland

25 Fun Things to do in Auckland

Looking for fun things to do in Auckland?  We have you covered with the best places to eat, play and stay in New Zealand’s largest city and our old hometown. Although we now call Australia home we’ve both lived in Auckland for many years before…

Fun things to do in Asakusa & Sumida, Tokyo

Asakusa is a neighbourhood in the northeast of Tokyo city adjacent to the Sumida River.  It’s known to visitors for the historic Senso-ji temple and spectacular views from the Tokyo Skytree but let’s take a deeper look at things to do in Asakusa. We’ve been…

Broadbeach Gold Coast

25 of the best day trips from Brisbane

Looking for fun and fabulous day trips from Brisbane. We have 25 top picks here from the beach to the rainforest, lakes and rivers, wildlife and adventure. Brisbane is a great city to both live and visit.  It’s casual and laid back but there are…

Waterfall in Kanmangufuchi Abyss

Enjoy Japan in summer with these essential tips

Summer in Japan can be hot and humid, combine that with the city crowds, a lot of walking, getting around on public transport, minimal use of air conditioning and the rainy season and you might reasonably wonder if it’s a good idea to plan travel…