Winter Weekends in Europe’s Best Cities  

There is something undeniably festive about Europe’s major cities during the run up to Christmas, and whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or a girly shopping trip, the likes of Paris, Vienna, London and Milan will not disappoint. With just six weeks to go (sorry!) until Santa squeezes his way down our chimneys,…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Cloudy Days in Australia’s Whitsundays

When you think of Australia’s Whitsunday Islands, you probably think of sizzling hot temperatures, pure white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and powder blue skies, but if you visit during the tropical wet season of January to March, you’ll be lucky to get three out of four. We visited in January after what had been a…

Best Place in Africa to See Wild Dogs

When heading off on a Safari Holiday, most of us are set on spotting the Big 5, namely the rhino, lion, water buffalo, elephant, and the elusive leopard, but the African bush has much more to offer the intrepid traveller or keen wildlife photographer. African Wild Dogs, otherwise referred to as African Painted Dogs or…

Where To Stay At Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls features on most African Safari itineraries, and rightly so. Often referred to as one of the Seven Natural Wonders, this huge expanse of falling water, the world’s largest they say, is an awe-inspiring sight, and thanks to its prime position straddling the borders of Zimbabwe and Zambia, it is the perfect place to…

10 Free Things To Do in Cape Town

If you are already fed up with autumn and desperate for a little winter sun, now is the perfect time to pack your bag, book a one-way ticket to Cape Town, and enjoy the many awe-inspiring attractions that South Africa’s Mother City has to offer! Cape Town enjoyed a mini heatwave last week with temperatures…

Want to Live Longer? Pack Your Bags and Move Here…

Thanks to advancements in medicines and technology, we are all living longer than ever before, but if you’d like to add a few more years to your current life expectancy, which is 80.84 years if you live in the United Kingdom, then you need to pack your bags, book a one-way flight ticket, and move…

Checked Baggage: Which Airline is Best for Long Haul Travel?

The long-haul travel season is almost upon us, and if you are currently planning your next overseas adventure to Southern Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand, or the tropical South Pacific, you might want to check and then double-check the baggage polices of the airlines that you are considering. Many airlines no longer include checked…

Solo Travel: Just You & Your Old Kit Bag

Solo Travel is the biggest travel trend of 2018, and if you like the idea of travelling the world on your own, but find the whole idea a tad daunting, you’ll be pleased to know that there is a whole new market out there for independent travellers, and solo travel is now more widely accepted…

Social Weaver Birds – Weaving their Magic Across Namibia

While Namibia is not as wildlife rich as neighbouring South Africa and Botswana, it homes more than a few magnificent bird and animal species to keep the most intrepid traveller entertained. There’s the desert-adapted elephants and lions, black and white rhino, and an abundance of giraffe, all of which have adapted to the arid terrain…

Wheelchair Friendly Safari Camps Zambia

Booking a safari holiday in one of Africa’s leading game reserves is an exciting prospect, but when it comes to wheelchair accessible safari camps, the choices are few and far between. Most safari camps are located in remote locations and many are elevated on stilts, which makes it difficult to incorporate the necessary ramps for…