Mikumi National Park: Affordable Safari’s in Tanzania

Tanzania is, undoubtedly, one of the best places in the world for an African Safari Holiday. The Ngorongoro Crater, the Serengeti Plains, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park are all right next door to each other, and so the concentration of wildlife is rich, and action-packed game drives are virtually guaranteed. But safari’s like this…

Trekking Torres Del Paine: Adventure Holidays Patagonian Style

Astoundingly beautiful and perfectly positioned in central Patagonia, the iconic Parque Nacional Torres Del Paine is undoubtedly, one of the best places in the southern hemisphere to take a trekking holiday. A lush landscape dominated by spectacular granite pillars and peaks, Torres Del Paine National Park is simply breathtaking in its natural beauty, and if…

Friday’s Photo Shoot – Perito Moreno Patagonia

No trip to Patagonia would be complete without a visit to Perito Moreno in Los Glaciares National Park. A vast Patagonian Ice Field where you can sail, hike, or simply sit back and enjoy the magnificent views, Perito Moreno is easily accessible from the popular Patagonian town of El Calafate, and is the perfect day trip…

World Rhino Day 2017

We’ve blogged about World Rhino Day every year since 2012, and here we are, 5 years later, still fighting for the survival of the last remaining Five Rhino Species, namely the white rhino, the black rhino, the Sumatran rhino, the Javan rhino and the greater one horned rhino. While international efforts are in place to…

Long Haul Holidays: Wine & Dine in the World’s Cheapest Cities

Like it or not, tomorrow, Friday 22nd September 2017, is officially the last day of summer here in Europe, and if that depressing thought doesn’t get you thinking about white sandy beaches, exotic far-flung destinations, and your next long-haul trip overseas… we don’t know what will! Fortunately, September is a fabulous time of the year…

Congratulations Mark Beaumont: Around the World by Bicycle in 78 Days!

Well, he did it! A huge congratulations goes out to Mark Beaumont today, who has just completed the Guinness World Records fastest world circumnavigation by bicycle, which he did in just 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes! It seems like 5-minutes ago that Mark left the Arc de Triomphe on his epic round-the-world cycle…

Friday’s Photoshoot: P-P-Pick Up a Penguin in Cape Town

South Africa may be famous for its Big 5, but you don’t have to go on safari to view the spectacular wildlife that this country has to offer. From your base in Cape Town, you can go whale watching, shark cage diving, and even take a day safari in one of the Western Capes many…

Top 10 Autumn Destinations 2017 Revealed

It’s that time of year again! Summer is fading, winter is looming, and if you have got a few holiday days to use up before the end of the year, now is the perfect time to escape to warmer climes in one of the World’s Top 10 Autumn Holiday destinations. Autumn is a great time…

Exploring Damaraland: Off the Open Road and in to Namibia’s Wilderness

Road tripping in Namibia just wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Damaraland, a rugged, scenic and untamed area that has much to offer the international traveller. Often excluded on self-drive itineraries due to its remote location, Damaraland really is in the middle of nowhere, but it is precisely that which makes it truly unique….