Phoebe's Desk, The Week That Was

The Week That Was #68

Hey Travel Family, A few days ago I read something that really struck a chord with me. Funnily enough, it was shared by Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on Twitter. Sharing advice bestowed on him by his grandmother, Gillum tweeted, “Never wrestle with a pig. You both get dirty, but the pig likes it.” The […]

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Asia, East Asia, South Korea

18 of the BEST things to do in Seoul

The first thing that took me by surprise was just how large Seoul really is! It’s the kind of destination you could easily spend a few weeks slowly exploring each neighbourhood and district, then head out into the mountains to get up close with nature. When we visited, we only had a few days to […]

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Phoebe's Desk, The Week That Was

The Week That Was #67

Hey Travel Family, Is anybody else really tired and keen to sleep until 2019? Show of hands? Anyone?! I hate to sound like a broken record but my goodness, I’m just so tired. These last few months of the year are kicking my butt. You might remember I wrote a TW a little while ago […]

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Phoebe's Desk, The Week That Was

The Week That Was #66

Hey Travel Family, How are you? I hope you had a great week! Mine ended up turning out very differently to how I’d planned. This time of year in Brisbane is usually lovely and hot, blue skies and endless sunshine but it has been unusually cool, overcast and rainy. Matt’s over it and ready for […]

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Phoebe's Desk, The Week That Was

The Week That Was #65

Hey Travel Family, Last weekend was Matt and my fifth wedding anniversary so when I sat down on Friday to write TW I started writing about that and before I knew it, it had taken on a life of its own and become a whole personal post about marriage. If you missed it and want […]

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Destinations, South Africa

This is what I learned from the people of Soweto

There’s a distinct undercurrent of energy in Soweto. As we drive through the busy streets on a golden Friday afternoon there’s a buzz of excitement in the air. Small groups of locals are gathering together with bottles of beer and broad smiles, ready to celebrate the weekend. We’re welcomed with laughter, friendly waves and the […]

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Reviews, Travel

Is Premium Economy really worth it? Here’s the truth

It’s safe to say Matt and I have caught our fair share of flights. On work trips, we find ourselves catching crazy numbers of flights, like 11 flights in 10 days, for example! Yep, we spend a lot of time on planes and have started to get a really good feel for what works and what doesn’t, […]

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