Auditioning for Leo’s New Movie in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Auditioning as an extra for a movie in Dubrovnik, Croatia

It was 2:00am in Split, Croatia and not only were Wes and I wide awake but we were out at the bus station waiting for our new friends and ready for another adventure. We had no expectations but knew that we’d have a fun day and would say yes to any and all opportunities that would come our way. What we didn’t know is that the events that would unfold over the next 24 hours would end with us being featured on the national evening news in Croatia…

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Weekend Hike to Mosor, Croatia from Split

Weekend Hike to Mosor, Croatia

Our weekend hike to Mosor quickly became one of my favourite day trips from Split. It’s fun, affordable and a great way to appreciate some of the beautiful scenery along the Dalmatian coast. A highlight for us was the local lunch we enjoyed at a mountain lodge in the middle of a forest and today we’re sharing all you need to know when planning your hike to Mosor.

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Your Budget Guide to Isla Holbox, Mexico

Isla Holbox, Mexico Hammocks

I had first read about Isla Holbox, Mexico in a travel magazine that listed the island as ‘this year’s paradise‘. One Google search later and I was convinced: I have to find a way to add Holbox to our itinerary. Wes and I were travelling in Mexico for a total of 6 months and, since we were flying out of Cancun, I thought the island would be a great little treat before heading back to Canada. Funny enough, after reading that article, I kept hearing about Holbox over and over again. It was either from a backpacker in our hostel dorm or a local tour guide or through people’s photos on Instagram. After enjoying a week of basking in the sunshine, swimming in the shallow teal green waters and living the ultimate beach bum life, I can now see why Isla Holbox is rumoured to be the next Tulum. But now I’m just not sure if that’s such a good thing after all…

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11 Things You’ll Love In Miskolc, Hungary

Thermal Cave Baths - Miskolc, Hungary

Despite this being our second time visiting Miskolc, Hungary, it wasn’t long before we realized how much we had missed the first time around! Between the impressive thermal cave baths, picturesque mountains and even a scenic train, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. After our fun-filled visit, we’re sharing 11 things you’re sure to love about the under-rated city of Miskolc, Hungary.

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Budapest Ruin Pubs and the Story of Szimpla Kert

Budapest Ruin Pubs and the Quirky Szimpla Kert

A visit to the capital of Hungary isn’t complete without a drink (or two) at one of the many Budapest ruin pubs. These bars are unique to the city and unlike anything we’ve seen during our travels. Our favourite so far is Szimpla Kert, a garden/pub/cafe/souvenir shop/farmer’s market/local hangout/shisha bar that is sure to surprise even the most skeptical visitor.

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Visegrad, Hungary: A Castle, Hike & River Views

Visegrad, Hungary: An amazing day trip from Budapest

There are so many great options when it comes to day trips from Budapest but with such spectacular views and fun things to do, Visegrad quickly became one of our favourites. Nestled perfectly along the Danube river, this picturesque castle town is less than an hour from the capital and can easily be explored without a tour. If you’re looking to visit this gem along the Danube, we’ve put together some tips to make sure you have a memorable day without breaking the bank.

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