Hi, there. We’re Rhi & Greg.
… and this is Travel Popcorn.
We' started this blog to record our travels sparked by our collective love of movies and history in the hope it will provide guidance and inspiration for planning your own travel journey. Join us as we travel the world, share our adventures and review hotels, entertainment, food, travel experience, theme parks and Disney holidays.
Choose Your Adventure
It’s half bus, half boat, and it quacks like a duck. The Aquaduck is an amphibious vehicle, meaning that it can travel on both land and water. Having lived on the Gold Coast for years but never ridden it, we jumped at the opportunity to come along and experience it for ourselves.
So what does one do when one loves whales and one, perhaps like me, is not a boat person or cannot afford a tour? Head to Byron Bay, the place where the whales are.
Australia has become something of its own myth. Over the years pop culture has been responsible for starting a few myths about Australia that we’d love to clear up. But don’t worry. We think you’ll find our country even more wondrous than its myths would have you believe.
Whilst I’ve been in Queensland for 24 years and Greg has been here his whole life, we STILL haven’t even scratched the surface. Here follows our bucket list of 130 iconic experiences you CAN’T miss in South East Queensland before you die – including the ones we’ve yet to tick off!
Australia is as known for its rugged, gorgeous beaches as it is for its dangers – including the dangers encountered at the beach. Whilst our beaches can be dangerous if you don’t know what you’re doing, keeping a few tips in mind and a savvy head on your shoulders will make your beach visit memorable for the right reasons. Here’s what you need to know.
THE UNITED STATES
We believe everybody should experience the USA at least once. However, America is different to Australia in a lot of ways. There are a few customs, laws and tips to know to have an awesome time and eliminate potential travel issues. Here’s what you need to know first.
Yay! You’re planning your first trip to Disneyland! Disneyland is called the happiest place on earth for a reason. It’s a special holiday experience unlike any other Planning your first trip can start to get a little overwhelming but don’t panic - here’s everything you need to know.
What to do when you have only a short amount of time to spend at Disneyland, for whatever reason? We’re here to tell you that even two days can be just as magical as a longer trip, so long as you make the most of it. Here’s how to squeeze the most juice out of a two day trip to Disneyland.
So, how much does it cost a couple to go to Disneyland for two days – including flights and accommodation? Way less than you think – even if you have a budget of $5,000 for your whole trip! Here’s how we did it.
If their fairy tale animated features aren’t enough to convince you, we can vouch for the fact that Disney knows from romance! Just being at Disneyland on your honeymoon is absolute magic: but with a few of these extra secrets, you can really take it to next level romance and kick off your happily ever after in the most epic way.
From a historic new ride planned for Disney World to groundbreaking immersive lands, there are a lot of new attractions planned for Disney parks worldwide. Here’s what you need to know.
OUR FAVOURITE TRAVEL HACKS
It’s difficult to find gifts for travelers, especially travelers who are also anxious/introverted. We’ve put together a gift guide for anxious and introverted travelers guaranteed to become an indispensable source of comfort while they venture outside their comfort zone.
Nobody wants to get sick while travelling. Whilst getting sick on holiday sucks, it’s not uncommon. With a few simple precautions, you can likely avoid illness and stay healthy whilst travelling.
Even at the height of “sick season”, fear of catching the latest lurgy making the rounds shouldn’t deter you from getting out in the fresh air and enjoying a theme park visit. The following tips and a little common sense will help you avoid getting sick over your next theme park holiday.