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Creating Your Own Travel Blog

Blog about your passion We created the Free Two Roam travel blog nearly two years ago, to share our passion for travelling with other like minded travellers. Since then we’ve come across many fellow travel bloggers and we’ve learnt many travel tips and tricks from them. They’ve opened our eyes to places and experiences we’d […]

How to Spend 48 Hours in Athens

Athens, the capital of Greece, is an ancient city that is full of historical treasures. As one of the world’s oldest cities, this metropolis is home to landmarks that have stood for centuries. As you wander around the streets of Athens, at every turn you’ll come across more ruins and old relics, many sitting in […]

A Guide to Visiting the Dandenong Ranges

The Dandenong Ranges are found thirty-five kilometres east of the Melbourne CBD and are a quick getaway if you feel like escaping the city and getting back to nature. The Dandenong Ranges are spectacular, with lush forests, plunging fern gullies and plenty of beautiful gardens to explore. There are quaint shopping villages to spend an […]

An Interview with Nomadic Matt

You’re probably visiting Free Two Roam because, like us, you love travel. As a keen traveller you’ve no doubt come across Nomadic Matt. Nomadic Matt is one of the most popular and successful travel blogs out there and one that we constantly head to for inspiration and advice. So we were thrilled when Nomadic Matt’s […]

This is Why You Should Visit the Bellarine Peninsula in Winter

For someone that loves the sun as much as I do, winter in Melbourne can be rather depressing. We tend not to do as much in winter, fearing that the bad weather will ruin our plans. But sometimes we just need to escape no matter what. So recently, we booked a weekend away to the […]

The 10 Best Stops to Make on Your Road Trip to the Algarve Coast

There is no denying that the Algarve is one of the most stunning places to visit in Portugal. Located on the country’s southern coast, the region is blessed with breathtaking cliffs, remarkable rock formations, beautiful golden beaches, and picturesque fishing towns. Something this pretty always attracts the crowds and it certainly gets busy in the […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Evora, Portugal

Evora is a small, quiet town located about one and a half hours east of Lisbon, halfway to the Spanish border. With its city centre listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Evora is one of Portugal’s most beautiful and charming towns. Although Evora is a lot less touristy than other parts of Portugal, it […]

Our Complete City Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

We arrived in Lisbon at peak hour. The traffic was really heavy, and finding our way to the rental office to return our hire car was quite a challenge and rather stressful. After a week in Portugal, Simon had adapted to driving on the wrong (right!) side of the road but navigating a big city […]

How to Spend 5 Days in the Cosmopolitan Metropolis of Mexico City

As we boarded the plane in Los Angeles, bound for Mexico City, I was super excited. We were heading back to Mexico, my favourite country. But it would be our first time in its capital city and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Mexico City has a reputation for being busy, polluted and dangerous. […]

A Perfect Weekend Getaway in The Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is a wine-growing region situated an hour’s drive east from Melbourne’s CBD. It is renowned for its world-class wines along with its gorgeous scenery, consisting of vineyards mixed with rolling green hills. Because it’s an easy day trip from the Victorian capital, the Yarra Valley is a popular getaway for locals and […]

Our Top 6 Wineries in The Yarra Valley

If you’re a wine lover who is visiting Melbourne, there’s one trip that you absolutely have to make. That’s a visit to the Yarra Valley wine region, the birthplace of Victoria’s booming wine industry. The Yarra Valley is less than an hour’s drive east from the city centre and it’s home to many of Australia’s most famous […]

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