18 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Woolloomooloo, Sydney

cocktails at Alibi bar Wooloomooloo

It’s the most fun suburb in Sydney to say, and, while it might not be on the list of the top ten things to do in Sydney – with its local vibe, pretty waterfront setting and iconic pie shop, if you’re looking to explore a bit more of Sydney on your trip, you might want …

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16 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Kings Cross, London

Of all the areas I visited on my last trip back to London, the one that had changed the most over the years was King Cross. When I lived in London it was home to the station, a few dodgy nightclubs, a bollard I once reversed my mum’s car into (sorry mum) and a lot …

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Cultured Fun on the Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour, Sydney

Oyster containing a pearl in a fishing net taken at Broken Bay Shellar Door near Sydney

(ad- hosted) The name of the small town of Mooney Mooney just outside of Sydney might conjure up the image of bright white globes, but at its latest attraction – the Broken Bay Pearl Farm Tour, the circles aren’t glowing in the sky – but growing under the sea. The Broken Bay Pearl Farm is …

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Less-Touristy Things to do Near Khao San Road, Bangkok

inside view abandoned mall near Khao San Road, Bangkok showing derelict escalators and flooding

Khao San Road, Bangkok. If the bright neon signs don’t demand your attention, the pounding music will. Guys in Chang t-shirts, chat to girls in elephant print pants – and every ten minutes someone tries to sell you something you didn’t know you needed (because you probably don’t). It’s a rite of passage for every …

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The 12 Most Fun and Unusual Online Airbnb Experiences to Book Today

I’ve haven’t really embraced the virtual tours, armchair travel trend on here, not least because all the ones I’d seen seemed a bit normal for this site, but the other day I was updating some links on a post and started browsing the Online Airbnb Experiences section on their website – and there I saw …

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How to Visit the KitKat Chocolatory, Sydney. NB: It Has a Chocolate Sushi Train!

inside the KitKat Chocolatory Sydney

An entire shop dedicated to KitKats is something I’m used to seeing in Japan and, as my last trip there got cancelled (still bitter) when I heard KitKat was launching their new KitKat Chocolatory Sydney a few weeks ago, I was beyond excited and planning an outing faster than you can say ‘have a break, …

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21 Fun and Unusual Things to do in Paddington, Sydney

Palm trees and ruins at Paddington Reservoir sydney

Paddington isn’t necessarily on most people’s list of places to visit in Sydney, but if you’ve got a spare afternoon and fancy doing something a bit more local, it’s a great place to shop, eat, see some art and find a few quirky things too. Here’s some of the fun, or unusual, things to do …

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Best London Street Art: The Cool Area Not to Miss

street art mural of dog with a spray can, Penge, SE20

If you’re going to see street art in London, there’s probably a few areas you’ve got on your list. Shoreditch and Brick Lane. The Leake Street Tunnel – but there’s another area you might want to add; Penge in South London. And to explain why Penge is one of the best London street art destinations …

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