Visit Chile’s Lake District: Patagonia’s Best Kept Secret

Often described as the gateway to Patagonia, Chile’s Lake District is a magnificent region of snow-capped mountains, deep blue lakes, lush farmlands, and pretty lakeside towns where you can sit back, read a book, and enjoy delicious home baked cakes while admiring the sheer beauty that surrounds you. While perhaps not as popular as Patagonia…

Which is the Best Country in Africa for a Safari Holiday?

There was once a time when African Safari Holidays were reserved for the rich and famous, who would dress in their Hemingway inspired safari suits and traditional pith helmets, before setting off into the wilderness in search of the Big 5… but things have most definitely changed. Today, everyone can enjoy an African safari holiday,…

Experience Namibia: Top 7 Things to Do on Your African Adventure

If it is true that Namibia is “Africa for beginners” then I worry about the rest of the continent. Why? Well, once you have visited this magical land of remote landscapes, prolific wildlife, and natural beauty, you may spend the rest of your life looking for something ‘better’. But chances are, you’re never going to…

Friday’s Photoshoot: 24 Hours in Arequipa

If you are planning on visiting Peru anytime soon, there is one city that you simply shouldn’t miss, and that is the ‘White City’ of Arequipa. Located some 2325m above sea-level in the magnificent Andes Mountain Range, the colonial capital of Peru’s Arequipa region is one of the most picturesque cities in all South America,…

Best Time to Book your 2017 Holiday Revealed

There was a time when the only way to get a great deal on your summer holiday was to wait until the very last-minute, when you could secure a bargain at your local travel agents a few days before departure, or even at the airport on the very day of your planned trip overseas… but…

10 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Visit New Zealand

New Zealand is a dream holiday destination for many, and deservedly so. This amazing country has not one but two fabulous islands for intrepid travellers to explore, and while it’s a long way to go, especially for those living in Europe, I have yet to meet anyone who didn’t think that NZ was worth every…

Fridays Photoshoot: Cycling the West Coast National Park South Africa

There are few places left in the world where one can escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, but the West Coast National Park, some 100km from the city of Cape Town in South Africa, is most definitely one of them. 27,500 hectares of pristine landscapes, turquoise waters, and an abundance of wildlife, the…

Visit the Uros Floating Islands Peru: Lake Titicaca’s Most Popular Attraction

Vibrant, colourful, and constructed from nothing more than Totora Reeds that grow abundantly in the shallows of the world’s highest navigable lake, the Uros Floating Islands on Lake Titicaca are a beautiful sight, and something that everyone should see at least once in their lifetime. Established centuries ago, when it is believed that the Uros…

Cheapest Long-Haul Holiday Destinations for 2017 Revealed

January is one of the busiest months of the year for holiday bookings, and if you are thinking about booking a bucket list adventure or your annual trip overseas this weekend, you might want to take a look at the latest travel demographic released by Post Office Travel Money, which highlights the cheapest long-haul holiday…