The Best of Barcelona

“So, where was your favourite city?” 

It’s the dreaded question, that plagues the existence of every traveller. How, in the multitude of wondrous and exhilarating places can just one be the best?! After much soul searching and asking the tough questions, we at The Polar Pair, have *finally found an answer. That’s right, it’s Barcelona! Click to read more…


The Real Madrid

“De Madrid al cielo!”

The Spanish capital, whilst it is often overshadowed by its cousin Barcelona, is not a place you should miss. An energetic city with something for everyone – rooftop bars, exquisite monuments, ornate architecture and yummy tapas! As the saying goes – from Madrid to heaven – there is nowhere quite like Madrid! Click to read more…



Cheap flights, best friends, endless horizons and 100 tubes of sunscreen (slip, slop, slap, yo) sums up our trip to Waikiki and, boy, was it amazing! Taking that first step off the plane felt unreal – Waikiki is the REAL DEAL of tropical paradises – mountains, rainforest, palm trees, sunshine, ocean and all. It’s definitely one of those *pinch me* moments. Click to read more… 



Gazing outside the bus window, the lush rainforests and rugged mountains that adorn the ocean horizon flashed past. Soaring through the waves, dancing whales greeted us to our next destination –  welcome to Maui. Click to read more…


Cinque Terre

Have you ever been to one of those places where you have to pinch yourself? Where you are completely unable to tell if you’re dreaming or physically there?

Well, Cinque Terre is one of those places!

If you manage to disembark your train at Riomaggiore despite the onslaught of tourists packing you back inside, and weave your way down a lengthy tunnel to traverse a bazillion stairs, you’ll be rewarded with the most breathtaking – and not just because of the steps – view of vibrant towns, sea and mountainous vineyards all cumulating in the most amazing horizon. Click to read more…