May Day, May Day – It’s Time to Book a Holiday!

White Rabbits and Pinch Punch, the 1st of May has finally arrived and it is time to pack away the winter woollies, spring clean the house, and start thinking about that summer holiday! The winter seems to have gone on forever this year, but with the cows back in the fields (it’s an Austrian thing),…

Chitwa Chitwa – The Perfect Destination for a Unique Safari Experience

A luxurious safari lodge situated in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa is quite simply one of the most beautiful properties I have ever seen. Nestling unobtrusively within the South African Bush, this stylish lodge overlooks the largest perennial lake within the game reserve, and if you are looking for a truly unique…

A South African Adventure

Having just returned from three glorious weeks in sunny South Africa, I can hardly wait to get back to work so that we can share our new properties, new routes, and new adventures with our fellow world travellers. A magnificent country that never fails to impress, South Africa supersedes our expectations every time we visit,…

Are These the Best 20 Travel Quotes Ever?

I love travel quotes, and while St. Augustine’s “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” remains my firm favourite, I recently came across some modern quotes that lead me to believe that travel not only broadens the mind, but it seems to make us a whole lot…

Dancing with the Devil at Victoria Falls

As one of the ‘Seven Natural Wonders of the World’ and one of the largest waterfalls on the planet, it is easy to understand why Victoria Falls attracts visitors from across the globe. A thunderous crashing wall of water that borders the African countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya meaning “smoke that…

Want to Live Longer? Holiday More!

If you love to go away on holiday but feel guilty about spending your hard-earned cash on exotic trips abroad, you will be pleased to know that the results of a recent survey carried out by Nuffield Health and Psychotherapist Christine Webber, indicate that regular holidays are not only good for our health, but they…

12 Days of Christmas – Travel Style

I was going to write this on 13th December, but what with 12/12/12 and all the extra work that one finds on their desk in the run up to the festivities, I am a tad late… Oh well, here is my (tongue-in-cheek) version of the 12 Days of Christmas! On the first day of Christmas,…

Namibia – A Country Created from a Thousand Colours

The ancient San people say that Namibia is “the land God made in anger”, but when you look at the amazing scenery and ever-changing landscapes made from a kaleidoscope of colours, I think it is more likely that he saved all the best bits to create one breathtakingly beautiful country. Pictures and photos hardly seem…

Avalanche Airbags – Keeping Skiers Safe this Winter

If you are one of the millions heading off to the Alps on a winter skiing holiday this year, there is one piece of extra equipment you might want to consider packing. The Avalanche Airbag System, also known as ABS technology, is now more popular than ever before, and if you are a daredevil who…