ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

Exploring the world. Slowly.

Welcome to

ABOVE US ONLY SKIES

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

We’re Ian & Nicky and 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

HOUSE SITTING

INSPIRATION

MUSINGS

THE SASSI OF MATERA - FOUR REASONS TO VISIT RIGHT NOW

By Ian – 15 August 2018 – Italy

As the European Capital Of Culture in 2019, the atmospheric and ancient Sassi of Matera is set to hit tourism paydirt – which is why you need to go now…

SEARCHING FOR THE LOST WATERFALLS OF BOQUETE

By Ian – 9 August 2018 – Panama

High up in the mountainous jungle of Chiriqui province, Panama, a trio of lost waterfalls await discovery – better put breakfast on hold then…

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - THE ULTIMATE ROAD TRIP ITINERARY

By Ian – 2 August 2018 – USA

There’s only one way to explore Northern California in our opinion, and that’s on a road trip in a camper van for two – find out how in our seriously epic 15-day itinerary from San Francisco and back…

HOW TO EXPLORE SAN FRANCISCO WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK

By Ian – 26 July 2018 – USA

We reckon San Francisco should be on everybody’s US travel wish list. And it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune to see the best it has to offer. Here’s our budget guide to the “City by the Bay”…

18 July 2018

HOW TO PLAN AN ESCAPE TO ALCATRAZ

12 July 2018

PREPARING FOR A HURRICANE – A HOUSE SITTER’S GUIDE

30 June 2018

WHY USING A BEAR BOX IS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

17 June 2018

THE GIANT TREES OF SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK

MEET IAN & NICKY

We’re an English couple who’ve swapped our corporate life for a voyage of discovery and this world travel 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!

We’re currently in

Colombia

Up next

Costa Rica

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