Five things to do in Cambodia that don’t involve temples

Five things to do in Cambodia that don’t involve temples

The temples in Cambodia are pretty stunning, there is nothing quite like that image of Angkor Wat reflected in the water. But after a while, the temples – there are about 72 of them – can become a bit like the castles and cathedrals on a European visit. Overwhelming....

Our Favourite tour moments of 2018

Our Favourite tour moments of 2018

It’s fair to say we had a big agenda of travel in 2018; more tours than ever before, from cruises, to train rides and bus trips, our solo travellers pretty much experienced it all. Our tour hosts were with our guests every step of the way, making sure the tours ran...

History, culture and a whole lot of tea in Sri Lanka

History, culture and a whole lot of tea in Sri Lanka

There’s a lot of talk about Sri Lanka at the moment. If you read any travel magazine or website they’ll tell you “it’s the place to go”. So what is it about Sri Lanka that suddenly has everyone talking?  After coming out of a 30-year civil war in 2009, tourism in the...

Best books for travel inspiration 

Best books for travel inspiration 

Where better to find inspiration for your next travel experience than in the pages of a good book (other than the Two’s a Crowd website, of course)? We polled our staff, those who work in the office as well as our tour hosts to find out what books most inspired them...

Why you need to get travel insurance

Why you need to get travel insurance

You know that old saying if you can’t afford travel insurance you can’t afford to travel? It’s a cliché, we know and while it may not strictly be true, there are plenty of reasons why you should heed the advice contained in those words. But there are just so many...

What it’s really like visiting Machu Picchu

What it’s really like visiting Machu Picchu

It’s early, really early when we drag ourselves out of our hotel rooms and trek down to the centre of town. You might think at this time, with the streetlights flickering and the night sky still enveloping the city, that the streets would be empty, that we would be...

Don’t miss these sites in Delhi

Don’t miss these sites in Delhi

Think about everything you’ve ever heard about India, in particular, Delhi. The one that stands out is probably that it’s “an assault on your senses”. It’s a cliché, and yet when you visit Delhi for the first time, you’ll understand why it’s such an overused phrase....

Am I fit enough to do a tour?

Am I fit enough to do a tour?

Tours can look great on paper, and all those photos of your bucket list destination can have you dreaming about a location for months, if not years. But what happens when your preferred holiday spot is at the top of a mountain, or deep in the jungle? One of the...

From Cash to Credit Cards – The Best way to Spend Abroad

From Cash to Credit Cards – The Best way to Spend Abroad

One of the big challenges many of us face when travelling is what to do about money in a foreign country. If you exchange money, you lose, if you take it out at a local bank, you lose, so how can you minimise the fees, charges and dodgy exchange rates and get the most...

Five places to visit in South Africa

Five places to visit in South Africa

It seems lately that everyone wants to go to Africa, and more specifically South Africa. The country that once sat beneath a shroud of apartheid and international sanctions is now proudly embracing its history and its culture. And as a result, South Africa is finding...