Bangkok Airways & Qantas Business Class Chiang Mai to Sydney

BANGKOK AIRWAYS & QANTAS BUSINESS CLASS FLIGHT CHIANG MAI TO SYDNEY Bangkok Airways Flight 907 (Chiang Mai to Bangkok) Check in & Airport Chiang Mai airport is small, like any regional or provincial airport. There are still eastern and western food options, and coffee stores, should you need provisions. But our slightly stressful check-in experience […]

Ruined Castle Blue Mountains

Ruined Castle Blue Mountains Like Ahab chasing Moby Dick, I obsessed over Ruined Castle. The gods of bushwalking looked unkindly on me. Each planned hike to this sandstone rock formation cluster in NSW’s Blue Mountains had to be postponed. I didn’t just want to know what you could see five hours hike deep into Australia’s […]

Five Ways To Keep Fit and Active When Traveling

Five Ways To Stay Fit & Active When Traveling 1. Use Body Weight and/or Tabata Interval Training Schedules With No Equipment Empty #Pilates #reformer studio – looks a little like something out of #hellraiser A photo posted by North and South Nomads (@northandsouthnomads) on Mar 3, 2014 at 8:33am PST One of the best ways […]

Vegan Christmas Gift Guide

Vegan Christmas Gift Guide If you’re a vegan, buying another vegan a gift in the holiday season is a piece of cake. If you’re not a vegan, this can be a daunting task. There is so much stuff that’s off the list. Handbags? Gotta check they’re not made out of leather. Ditto wallets, belts, and […]

PostNatal Depression Awareness Week

PostNatal Depression Awareness Week 16 – 22 November 2014 Usually our blogs sit firmly within the food and travel niche. This week, we’re going outside that for a good cause. This week is PostNatal Depression Awareness Week in Australia from 16 to 22 November 2014. This debilitating disease has caught a few of iyr friends and […]

The Alexandra Hotel Leura

The Alexandra Hotel Leura  Sometimes you just want a juicy burger after a long bushwalk. That’s more on the scale of North Nomad’s wants/needs, not mine. But I agree on the need for a hearty meal after a lot of physical activity in cold weather. Built in 1903 and named after King Edward VII’s wife, […]

Dave’s Travel Corner Writing Competition 2014

Remember our blog post The Stranger Side of Travel  (or See Dem Hills? I live in dem hills…) a couple of weeks ago? That post was written for a travel writing competition over at Dave’s Travel Corner. The winners were announced on 2 September. While we didn’t win the grand prize of $$$, cameras, and travel gear, we […]