ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

Exploring the world. Slowly

Welcome to

ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

A blog for travellers, would-be travellers and anybody else with a curious interest in ditching the routine and exploring our planet.

We’re here to inform, entertain and hopefully inspire you to explore more often and for longer. And we’re here to help you plan your next adventure, whether it’s a weekend city break or a 12-month expedition into the unknown.

Put the future on hold and live for today!

DESTINATIONS

INSPIRATION

MUSINGS

HOUSE SITTING

THE BEST OF CAMBODIA IN 21 DAYS

By Ian – 18 August 2017 – Cambodia

From the wonders of Angkor Wat and the horrors of the Killing Fields to the jungle and beach escapism of Koh Rong, Cambodia is a country like no other…

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A PERFECT DAY OF SAILING IN THE IDYLLIC BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

By Ian – 7 August 2017 – British Virgin Islands

How we combined a perfect day of sailing lessons with a beautiful round trip between Tortola to Norman Island, via “The Indians”…

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HOW TO PLAN THE ULTIMATE RAJASTHAN ROAD TRIP

By Ian – 29 July 2017 – India

Explore “The Land of the Maharajas” the smart way by following our ultimate Rajasthan road trip…

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10 BOOKS ON INDIA TO READ BEFORE YOU TRAVEL

By Nicky – 17 July 2017 – India

If you’re interested in reading books on India and don’t know where to start, then we’ve got it covered. Here are 10 of our all-time favourites…

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WHAT'S IT LIKE TO HOUSESIT IN RURAL FRANCE?

By Ian – 6 July 2017 – House sitting

Everything you need to know about house sitting in the magnificent French countryside…

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THE BEST BEACHES IN TORTOLA - AND HOW TO EXPLORE THEM IN A DAY

By Ian – 25 June 2017 – British Virgin Islands

Visiting the British Virgin Islands soon? Here’s how to explore the best beaches on Tortola by road…

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12 June 2017

WE’VE HAD A MAKEOVER

22 May 2017

OUR WORST NIGHTS OF SLEEP ON THE ROAD…AND HOW WE COULD HAVE AVOIDED THEM

12 May 2017

POSTCARD FROM THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

29 March 2017

8 THOUGHT-PROVOKING SIGNS FROM OUR TRAVELS IN ASIA

MEET IAN & NICKY

We’re an English couple who’ve swapped our corporate life for a voyage of discovery around the world and this blog is a permanent record of what we see, think and do. We hope it also provides information, entertainment and inspiration for other “mature” travellers, too. So, if you’ve got a few minutes to spare, why not pour yourself a glass of something suitably chilled and take a look around!

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