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Your Take: Why Verona is One of the Most Romantic Cities in Italy

Your Take: Why Verona is One of the Most Romantic Cities in Italy

Today’s guest post comes from Amandine, a French photographer whose lived everywhere from Greece to Canada, and currently has set up shop in Milan, Italy. Verona is at the top of her list when it comes to must-see cities within her current country of residence, and here’s why.  When we think about travelling in Italy, the first cities that come ... Read More »

Your Take: Top 5 Tips for Travelling the Amalfi Coast, Italy

Your Take: Top 5 Tips for Travelling the Amalfi Coast, Italy

French-born Amandine Dowle now lives in Milan after marrying an Italian from the South that she met in New York two years ago. After spending two summers on the Amalfi Coast on the Mediterranean, she has fallen in love with not only a man from the region, but the area’s natural beauty too. Here’s Dowle’s top five things to do ... Read More »

Couple of Yuppies on Evolution Radio

Couple of Yuppies on Evolution Radio

Jamie recently sat down with Jonny Kidney from Evolution Radio to chat travel, blogging and relationships as part of the station’s “For the Record” segment. After travelling for six months with a significant other throughout Southeast Asia, and blogging about the experiences along the way, Jamie had plenty to talk about, along with a few tips to ensure that other ... Read More »

Couple of Yuppies Dance Southeast Asia: Part II

Couple of Yuppies Dance Southeast Asia: Part II

In the second part of our Southeast Asia travel video, we go through Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Out of all of these countries, Indonesia was by far our favourite leg of the trip, as we got to see Komodo Dragons, swim with Manta Rays and even see a beach with pink sand. Read More »

Couple of Yuppies Dance Southeast Asia: Part One

Couple of Yuppies Dance Southeast Asia: Part One

Here’s a glimpse of our Southeast Asia trip. The video consists of footage from China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and the rest of the trip can be viewed in the second video of this series. If these clips give people a taste of adventure and the urge to see the world, then we’ve done our jobs and couldn’t be happier. ... Read More »

Her Take: The Real Indonesia in Kuta, Lombok

Her Take: The Real Indonesia in Kuta, Lombok

From the minute we landed in Bali, Indonesia, we were slightly disappointed with what the country had to offer. Every traveler we had talked to before coming here raved about the place, boasting about its beauty and diversity, and pinpointing it as their most memorable destination since taking off from home. There were times when we agreed with this (like ... Read More »

Her Take: The Pros and Cons of Bali

Her Take: The Pros and Cons of Bali

The mere mention of Bali in Indonesia brings with it notions of palm trees, pristine beaches and cheap massages. Unfortunately, the Bali that most imagine is not the reality awaiting budget-conscious travellers as they depart from the plane and head to the nearest hostel. Out of everywhere we travelled to in Indonesia, Bali was the least memorable, which is hilarious ... Read More »

His Take: The Almost Spectacular Gili Islands

His Take: The Almost Spectacular Gili Islands

After spending a few days on Bali and getting a glimpse at the heart of Indonesia’s tourism machine, we made our way over to arguably the second most popular tourist attraction the country has to offer: The Gili Islands. Although the Gili’s are made up of three small islands off the coast of Lombok, we primarily stuck to Gili Trawangan, ... Read More »

His Take: How Much You Can Expect To Spend In Singapore

His Take: How Much You Can Expect To Spend In Singapore

Singapore is everything that the rest of Southeast Asia is not. It’s clean, modern, well organized, efficient, stylish, and wealthy. However, it is also relatively expensive… according to most backpackers. When Jamie and I travel, we can’t help but compare costs to back home, and although Singapore is certainly pricier than its neighbours, it is quite possible to visit Singapore ... Read More »

Her Take: Singapore Wrap-up and General Impressions

Her Take: Singapore Wrap-up and General Impressions

Average spent per day: $45.59 Total Days in Singapore: 4  Location The country wrap-up for Singapore is slightly different, considering the city-state is extremely small (hence the lack of a route on the map above). We headed here after our time in Malaysia, and despite going in thinking our expenses per day were going to triple, we were surprise at ... Read More »

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