Happy Summer! Happy World Giraffe Day!

Well in case you missed it, today is officially the first day of summer here in the northern hemisphere, and if that wasn’t enough to brighten up your Thursday, it just happens to be World Giraffe Day too, and if you adore these long necked lovelies just as much as we do, now is the…

Why Now is the Best (and Cheapest) Time to Visit New Zealand

There are many reasons to visit New Zealand. Home to snow-capped mountains, never-ending coastlines, magnificent Fjords, golden sandy beaches, vast winelands, cosmopolitan cities, beautifully maintained roads, friendly locals, and more National Parks than you could possibly visit during just one trip, Aotearoa, as it is known in the Maori language, is a one of a…

Airport Hotels: A Review of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Stansted Airport

Love them or loathe them, airport hotels are convenient, and whether you are looking for somewhere to rest before an early flight, somewhere to revitalise during a long stopover, or simply somewhere to catch a few hours sleep during transit, a good airport hotel can make all the difference to your journey… but finding a…

Destination Chile: A Traveller’s Guide to the Atacama Desert

It’s big, it’s barren and it’s the driest place on earth, but there is something truly magical about the Atacama Desert, and if you are heading to Chile anytime soon, this magnificent wonder should be right up there on the top of your “to do” list. Spanning some 41,000 square miles, the Atacama Desert is…

Royal Wedding Honeymoon Inspiration!

Royal Wedding Fever has taken over the UK, and indeed the world,  and if you have stocked up on bubbly, cancelled all Saturday chores, and plan to spend the whole day in front of the TV tomorrow – you’re not the only one! More than two billion of us are expected to watch the nuptials…

Sani Lodge: Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest Getaway

What with the Galapagos Islands, the colonial capital of Quito, and the bustling handicraft markets of Cuenca, Ecuador has much to offer the intrepid traveller, and if you really want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, for a short while at least, you will find the peace and solitude you are looking…

African Inspiration: The 25 Most Amazing Places to Visit

When CNN released its review on the 25 most amazing places to visit in Africa in 2018, we were intrigued to see what made it on to the list, and perhaps most importantly of all, what did not. However, we were not disappointed. The list includes some of the very best highlights that the African…

A Glimpse into the World of Tanzania’s Real Maasai

For many travellers, the reason for visiting new countries is to learn about new foods, new cultures, new people, and different ways of life, which is perhaps we are so intrigued about other ethnic groups and nomadic tribes such as the Maasai of Tanzania. For those of us living in the Western World, it is…

Expedition Everest Base Camp: Fixed Departure October 2018

If Trekking Everest Base Camp is right at the top of your Bucket List for 2018, now is the perfect time to start planning your expedition to Himalaya Mountains of Nepal. A magical journey for those who have neither the time nor the money to make it to the top of the world’s highest mountain,…

Earth Day 2018: Make a Pledge to Make a Difference

You only have to read the newspaper each day, or even your Facebook feed, to see that we humans have truly messed up this beautiful planet that we call home. Our oceans are full of plastic waste, our everyday actions are causing global warming, and many of our animal and plant species are at risk…