Five Must See Places to Visit in New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand is called ‘Gods own country’ by its people and given its stunning landscapes, any visitor can see why. With epic national parks, world-class surfing and skiing, rainforests, sandy white beaches, wineries, ice age glaciers, multi-day hikes and adrenaline packed adventures for all! Travelling New Zealand is an experience you’ll never forget and we can guarantee it will very quickly become one of your favourite destinations. Distant Journeys offer some incredible tours that will allow you to see the very best of what New Zealand…

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Ten Cool and Quirky Places to Visit in London

London is famous for many reasons and has an incredible range of things to see and do! Here are ten unique, hidden gems will take you off the beaten track in a city that is bursting with weird and wonderful attractions.

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The Best Multi-day Hikes in Europe

Europe’s natural landscape provides some of the most picturesque vistas on the planet. While there are many ways to experience Europe, one of the best ways to truly appreciate it in its full glory is by hiking on foot! Here are some of the best multi-day hikes you can tackle on our favourite continent!

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A New Zealand Winter Roadtrip with JUCY

New Zealand is a beautiful country at anytime of the year and is even more magical in winter. Winter is the low season so you won’t need to share its beauty and tourist destinations with others, prices are more affordable and everything is more beautiful with a dusting of snow! We headed over the ditch to New Zealand’s South Island for Dan’s 30th Birthday and spent 10 days exploring in our wonderful JUCY campervan! In our opinion, winter is the best time to visit this…

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Let’s get spiritual: Four of the best cultural escapes in the world

Travelling offers you an insight into other cultures and the way in which others live. From art to architecture, religion to music, history to natural beauty and cuisine, certain destinations around the world offer visitors an awe-inspiring experience and insight into other cultures. From Rome to Paris, Kyoto to Africa, here are four of the best cultural escapes in the world.

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A Ski Holiday in Saalbach

Saalbach is a charming ski village in the Austrian Alps with traditional buildings and a river running through it. It is a stunning winter wonderland that boasts over 270 kilometres of ski slopes! I visited Saalbach with one of my closest friends who is from Salzburg. Having only ever skiied in Australia and New Zealand, I was quite the rookie and whilst I think I spent more time crashed out in the snow I still loved every bit of my first ever European Ski holiday…

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10 Reasons to go on Honeymoon to Spain

France, Italy, and Spain are the triumvirate European countries which are the favorite destinations of tourists from every corner of the globe. Naturally, they are also the preferred backdrops for love struck honeymooners, and while France is lauded as the country of love by default, Spain is definitely the mise en scène you should be obsessed with; if you are not sure why, here are 10 reasons to go on your honeymoon in Spain.

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5 ways to have a smooth airport experience

If you’re planning to fly to a foreign destination on holiday this year, the one major obstacle you’d need to overcome before getting there is the airport! Majority of people find airports unpleasantly crowded, slow and expensive to reach. However, there are some simple ways you can use to ensure a smooth airport experience. Let’s go through some of them below.

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Things to Do near Paddington Station

Paddington is one of our favourite areas in London. It is a cosmopolitan area, famous for many things including Paddington Station where little Paddington Bear first arrived in London! It has beautiful canals to garden squares, history, shopping, restaurants and charming streets to stroll around. Paddington Station is one of the largest stations is London and is situated just north of Hyde Park and a kilometre from iconic Oxford Street! Here are our five favourite places near Paddington Station.

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A Guide to Bali’s Regions and Towns

For many people, the name Bali conjures up an image of tropical bliss, sunsets, surf and cocktails on the beach. Whilst this image is not wrong, it does not do justice to the complexity of Balinese culture, and the sheer richness of experiences to be found on the island. This is not an easy place to sum up in a single sentence, from the party scene that the south of the island has to offer, to the beautiful rice fields of the central highlands and…

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