We hiked Mount Batur, Bali, when we were staying in Ubud — and we loved every moment. Subsequently, we’ve received a lot of questions from other would-be hikers wanting to know about the Mount Batur sunrise hike difficulty, and what they need to bring to be prepared.

With this in mind, we’ve gathered a team of travel bloggers who have also done a Mount Batur tour with the aim of answering the question: ‘How hard is the Mount Batur hike?’.

We’ve purposefully selected a range of abilities and hiking levels to include here, to give you a better idea of…


Hashtags can be a confusing aspect of social media that many bloggers struggle with. But, effectively using hashtags for Instagram can have incredible results for your reach, engagement, and follower count!

Over the years, we’ve tried out a number of different strategies. Granted, with Instagram constantly changing their algorithm (or so it feels at times), it can be tricky to feel like you’ve nailed the best way to use hashtags on Instagram.

So we have pulled together this comprehensive guide to help you out! …


We’ve been travelling now for a year. It was one year ago that we packed up our lives in England and got on a plane to the other side of the world. We’ve experienced our first Christmas abroad, our first birthdays away from our family and friends. We celebrated our first wedding anniversary 12 hours early.

Travelling does change you, that much is undeniable. But until you are travelling for yourself, you never know just what those changes will be. In this blog post, I (Kez) will be sharing a more personal side than you will have seen in our previous posts.

This is a blog post about reflection, gratitude, and growth.

This is a letter to my pre-travel self.

Dear Kez,

It’s been one year since you got on a plane to try something new in a country you’d never visited before. One year since those bittersweet goodbyes at Gatwick Airport, where you were nothing but excited…


Part of the appeal of the Australian Working Holiday Visa is that it is extendable. That means more time for beaches, beers, and BBQs, whilst your mates freeze on the other side of the world. To be granted an additional year, you need to complete 88 days of regional work. And ‘regional’ in Australia can be a wh-o-o-ole different ball game.

We spent ten weeks in Cape York, one of the most remote and inaccessible areas of Queensland. We had huge highs and crushing lows and came away a lot wiser than we were at the start. It was probably one of the best experiences of our lives, but it wasn’t an easy one. We wanted to share with your our key lessons (and key mistakes!) so that you know exactly how to prepare for and survive remote regional work in Australia.

Have Your Own Transport

Wherever possible, make sure you have your own car. If that isn’t possible, make sure that your employer is willing and able to loan you the sole use of a vehicle for the duration of your time there. This was one of our (many) fails during our own remote regional work in Australia.

The obvious reason for this advice is that you will want to actually explore the area on your days off. There is absolutely nothing worse than getting to your only day off for the week, and being unable to make the most of it. Chances are, most…


Australia is one of those destinations that most travellers seem to end up in at some point on their journey. Be it for two weeks or two years, there is no denying that there is something magnetic about this huge country. You will always find someone to give you advice before making the long trip to the other side of the world. Even people who have never visited seem to have an opinion about it. But what is fact, and what is fiction? What is Australia really like? Here, we’ve laid out 8 lies and 1 half-truth about Australia that we have uncovered during our time here.

Lie #1: It Is Always Hot

We arrived in Western Australia in April 2018, fully aware that the Southern Hemisphere does everything backwards. This meant that we would be arriving in time for Australian winter. ‘Us hardy Brits live in almost 365 days of winter!’ we thought ‘We’ll be absolutely fine!’ Oh, how wrong and naïve we were.

The south of the country isn’t vastly dissimilar in climate and seasonal behaviour to some parts of Europe. In fact, a quick Google search shows that the average annual rainfall for Margaret River (where we were) is significantly higher than the average annual rainfall in Brighton (where we…

So Today We Found

Travellers. Writers. Content Creators. We’ve already fallen in love with each other; now we are falling in love with the world.

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