Itineraries

No time to plan your trip? Check our sample itineraries for (multi)day trips, a weekend break and road trips from one week to a month.

Offbeat Travel Itinerary: How to spend 3 magical days in the Bay of Kotor

Offbeat Travel Itinerary: How to spend 3 magical days in the Bay of Kotor

Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list in the same year as its larger cousin 70km up the coast, Kotor and its walled Old Town have long been hailed as a less crowded alternative to Dubrovnik. Several years ago, the New York Times jumped on the same bandwagon. But...

Beyond the famous beef: How to spend 24 hours in Kobe

Beyond the famous beef: How to spend 24 hours in Kobe

The name Kobe is synonymous with the famous Wagyu from this region. But there's so much more to Japan's sixth-largest city than a melt-in-your-mouth piece of meat. In this article, we'll take you on a 24-hour journey through Kobe, showcasing the best experiences this...

Nara’s hidden treasures: A 1-3 day itinerary for the offbeat traveller

Nara’s hidden treasures: A 1-3 day itinerary for the offbeat traveller

Usually overlooked in favour of its more famous neighbours Kyoto and Osaka, people who do visit Nara usually come to see just the attractions around Nara Park - including its famous deer. But there is so much more to see and do in Japan's ancient capital. From the...

One Day in Himeji: The Perfect Itinerary for First-Timers

One Day in Himeji: The Perfect Itinerary for First-Timers

Known for its majestic 17th-century castle, Himeji offers a unique glimpse into Japan's rich history and culture. In this article, we present the perfect itinerary for those who have just one day to explore Himeji. From a visit to the famous castle to strolling...

Experience the Best of Hiroshima and Miyajima in Three Days

Experience the Best of Hiroshima and Miyajima in Three Days

Hiroshima and nearby Miyajima Island should be on every traveller's Japanese bucket list. From the iconic A-Bomb Dome [Official website, Google Maps location] in Hiroshima to the giant floating vermilion-coloured Torii off Miyajima [Official website, Google Maps...

One week in Western Slovenia: Cool things to see and do beyond Lake Bled

One week in Western Slovenia: Cool things to see and do beyond Lake Bled

As a true Kiwi, there are few countries in the world Paul considers on par with or surpassing New Zealand when it comes to natural beauty. Iceland, Norway and Ecuador are strong contenders. And now we’re adding another one: Slovenia. We’d even argue that New Zealand...

48 Hours in Ljubljana: The perfect getaway for history and nature lovers

48 Hours in Ljubljana: The perfect getaway for history and nature lovers

With quaint medieval and pretty Austro-Hungarian buildings lining the Ljubljanica River, the Ljubljana Castle and the surrounding Alpine mountains, Ljubljana is one of the most picturesque capitals in Europe. It is also one of the most advanced destinations when it...

Discover the Baltics: One week in Lithuania

Discover the Baltics: One week in Lithuania

Are you planning to visit Lithuania and wonder what there is to see and do (in a week)? Whether you only have time for a flying visit or three weeks to explore all three Baltic countries we’ve got THE itinerary for you. Most people don’t know much about Lithuania, the...

Three weeks in the Baltics – An itinerary for independent travellers

Three weeks in the Baltics – An itinerary for independent travellers

If you’ve got three weeks to spare and wonder whether you should use them to visit the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, this article is for you. The Baltics had been on our travel bucket list for aeons, and we finally managed to visit all three of them...

How to explore the Julian Alps in 3 days: An itinerary for first-timers

How to explore the Julian Alps in 3 days: An itinerary for first-timers

We have seen many stunning mountains on our travels. The Andes in Ecuador, the Rocky Mountains in Colorado and New Zealand’s Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park are among our favourites. After exploring Slovenia recently, we have now added the Julian Alps. If you are heading...

Discover the Baltics: One week in Estonia

Discover the Baltics: One week in Estonia

Are you planning to visit Estonia and wonder what there is to see and do (in a week)? If you are looking for an itinerary that shows you not only cities rich in history but also gives you a taste of Estonian island life in the Baltic Sea, you’ve come to the right...

New Zealand Highlights: What to see and do on the North Island

New Zealand Highlights: What to see and do on the North Island

Are you planning a road trip around New Zealand and wondering what to see and do on the North Island? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We explored New Zealand in our campervan and share with you here the highlights of the North Island. Interested in replicating...

New Zealand Highlights: What to see and do on the South Island

New Zealand Highlights: What to see and do on the South Island

Are you planning a road trip around New Zealand and wondering what there is to see and do on the South Island? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We explored New Zealand in our campervan and share with you here the highlights of the South Island. Interested in...

Your Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

Your Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

For many of you, especially if you live in the Northern Hemisphere, New Zealand is as far away as it gets. So, if you make the effort and come all this way, you want to make the most of the time you’ve got here. Right? We spent 12+ months tiki touring (Kiwi lingo for...

Discover the Baltics: One week in Latvia

Discover the Baltics: One week in Latvia

Are you planning to visit Latvia and wonder what there is to see and do (in a week)? Whether you can only spare a week to visit Latvia, or you have three weeks to explore Lithuania and Estonia as well, we’ve got THE itinerary for you – showing you a bit of everything:...

Embrace your own Way: How to walk the Camino (Portuguese) in shorter stages

Embrace your own Way: How to walk the Camino (Portuguese) in shorter stages

More and more people walk the Camino de Santiago/Way of St James to the Apostle’s tomb in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain every year. Movies like The Way, Looking For Infinity and I’ll Push You have done their bit in increasing its popularity among...