PAULA AND GORDON

“We” are Gordon and Paula, and we have been travelling together for 12 years, and independently for a… • Read More »

WORK WITH US

   Contented Traveller is a Travel Business. As such we like to work with other businesses on mutually… • Read More »

MEDIA KIT

Media Kit, February, 2015 We are Paula and Gordon, who are apparently Baby Boomers. We are destination and… • Read More »

PUBLISHED WORKS

The following are links to published works written by Contented Traveller for other travel sites and magazines: Named… • Read More »


Gio Caffé Milano ITALY

Gio Caffé Milano ITALY

Gio Caffé Milano ITALY In Italy, coffee is almost a religion. Yet, we don’t do cafés very well. In Milan, my hometown, a coffee is a drink which is best had on the go, standing at the counter before rushing off to work or shopping. Cosy cafés are few and far between; many are standing-room […]

Useful, if trivial, information about London and Londoners

Useful, if trivial, information about London and Londoners

Useful, if trivial, information about London and Londoners London is one of the most historic and beautiful cities in the world. There are many articles about what to see and to do and these are invaluable. This, however, aims to help you with little things that may help you to understand London and Londoners a […]

My Tarot Card Reading in Ubud, Bali

My Tarot Card Reading in Ubud, Bali

I had not seen Eat. Pray. Love. when I had this interesting experience, though I did know the basic premise of the story. It was when we decided to stay at Murni’s, an institution in Ubud, that I was asked whether I wanted a number of things; one of these being a tarot card reading. […]

look mum no hands! LONDON

look mum no hands! LONDON

look mum no hands! LONDON The name of this café is the first thing that grabbed our attention when we were looking for a coffee shop in London. It became obvious why, when we arrived to see that this very popular café is also a cycling shop. We come from an area in Australia, which […]

How to make Thai Mango Sticky Rice in 4 easy steps

How to make Thai Mango Sticky Rice in 4 easy steps

Thai Mango Sticky Rice or Khao niew ma muang is a staple sweet desert from Thailand. It is available in many provinces in Thailand and you will find slight regional variations in making this decadently sweet dessert. This normally comes down to the amount of sugar and the coconut milk. The key to making Thai […]

Why Having the Correct Outdoor Gear is Essential

Why Having the Correct Outdoor Gear is Essential

Why having the correct outdoor gear is essential. If you buy the right gear the 1st time, it is much more cost effective than replacing cheaper stuff over and over again, which is not fit for purpose. There is nothing worse than being ill-equipped for all conditions – rain, hail or shine. Jackets by Cotswold […]

Hotel Tugu Lombok

Hotel Tugu Lombok

If you like quirky and individual as we do, then there can be nowhere more exotic, and highly original than Hotel Tugu Lombok. Like its sister property Hotel Tugu Bali, this luxury resort stands as a monument to the history and culture of this special island where the art and romance of ancient kingdoms are […]

21 Visual Reasons – Hot Air Balloon over the Cappadocia’s, Turkey

21 Visual Reasons – Hot Air Balloon over the Cappadocia’s, Turkey

21 Visual Reasons why you should Hot Air Balloon over the Cappadocia’s, Turkey The Cappadocia’s are located in Central Anatolia, in Turkey. This entire area is a geological phenomena. The fairy chimneys and the unique and very Escher like formations make this a place where it is best seen from the air, via a hot […]

Cochabamba, Bolivia: Outside my Front Door

Cochabamba, Bolivia: Outside my Front Door

Cochabamba, Bolivia: Outside my Front Door Outside my Front Door is a series of posts by fellow travel bloggers who share what is … outside of their own front door   Hanne is a twenty-something travel junkie that has been to over 50 countries. And she loves to write about it in her blog Places […]

Pool Villa, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa Legian

Pool Villa, Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa Legian

The Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa occupies prime real estate on Bali’s own Legian Beach. It fronts the famous sunsets that the western side of the southern peninsula of Bali is famous for and this is a massive bonus. The resort still retains the privacy that guests want and need and this is because […]

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