Walking with Lions in the Serengeti Plains

For most travellers, the thrill of seeing lions during their African safari holiday is the highlight of their trip. Every bit as powerful and beautiful in real life as they are on the National Geographic Channel, lions really are the king of the jungle, and yet they are not as easy to find as one…

Climbing Chacaltaya Mountain: A One-Day Adventure from La Paz Bolivia

Situated just 30km from the vibrant and city of La Paz, Chacaltaya Mountain is a must-see attraction for active travellers who want to experience more than just the traditional tourist trails that Bolivia has to offer. Cerro Chacaltaya stands an impressive 5,421m above sea-level, and from 1939 to 2009, it held the title of the…

Friday’s Photoshoot: A Whole Lot of Hippos!

Hippos may not be the most beautiful of creatures in sub-Saharan Africa, and they don’t smell too good either, but there’s something about these fascinating ‘river horses’ that makes me want to watch them for hours and hours. Portly, pudgy, and more than a little bit pungent, the hippopotamus spends most of its day submerged…

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…

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…

When to Visit Your Dream Holiday Destination: Month by Month Guide

Travel guru’s Lonely Planet have released yet another guide for intrepid travellers, and if you would like to know which is the best month to Climb Kilimanjaro, which is the best month to view the Great Migration in the Serengeti, and which is the best month to go hiking in Patagonia, you’ll find everything you…

Five Fabulous Trips for Solo Female Travellers in 2017

The thought of travelling alone can be daunting, especially if you have never done it before, but Solo Travel is fast becoming one of the world’s most popular travel trends, and as such, there are some fabulous trips available for single female travellers who want to get out there and explore the world, without being…

Salar De Uyuni: Where Fun Photography Takes a New Perspective!

There are many reasons to visit Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia… It’s remote, it’s magical, and it is one of the most beautiful landscapes you are ever likely to see, and if you love combining travel with photography, the world’s largest Salt Lake should be your number #1 holiday destination in 2017! Taking perspective photos…