Zanzibar Photos – A Tropical Treat for Beach Lovers

When you think of Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro, the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park are the first things that come to mind, but Tanzania homes some of the best beaches in Africa, and if you are looking for a truly tropical beach break in 2015, it’s time to pack your favourite flip-flops and head on…

A Taste of Africa

You only have to browse through the pages of our Blog to see that we are huge fans of Southern Africa, and while we have been lucky enough to visit some of the most luxurious game reserves, stunning boutique hotels and cosmopolitan cities, we have also taken the road less travelled, and witnessed the true…

Last Chance to Escape the World Cup this Summer!

With just a few days to go until the World Cup 2014 kicks off in Brazil, now is the time to book your summer holiday somewhere idyllic and remote if you want to escape the 24/7 news coverage, flee the constant buzz of the vuvuzelas, and avoid becoming a World Cup widow! There are plenty…

Best of Travel 2014

With May almost upon us, it is time to pack away the winter woollies and dig out your laptop for a spot of online holiday surfing! The summer holidays will be here before you know it, and if you fancy doing something a little bit different this year, you might find just what you are…

Travelling in Tanzania – One of the Most Popular Destinations in Africa

If you are looking for an action-packed holiday adventure that includes mountaineering, a safari, a cultural experience and a beach break, there is only one destination you should be heading to this year, and that is Tanzania. One of Africa’s richest countries in terms of biodiversity, Tanzania homes Africa’s highest mountain – Mount Kilimanjaro, the…

Tanzania – A Tantalizing Holiday Hot Spot for 2014

The first week of January is always a busy time of year in the travel industry, but if the last 6-days are anything to go by, it seems Tanzania is THE holiday destination for 2014! Home of Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and the exotic island of spice Zanzibar, Tanzania has much to offer international…

Do You Suffer from Travel Nerves?

Having learnt the ‘art’ of travel from my extremely chilled out other half, I can honestly say I would head to the airport right now with nothing more than my passport, a credit card and a few changes of clothes – destination unknown. I know there are many travellers out there who feel the same,…

A-Z of Travel – A is for Africa…

Well, I may have missed the A-Z blogging Challenge of April 2013, but a new month brings new ideas, I as we have 26 days left in May (one for each letter of the alphabet), I thought I would challenge myself to write an A-Z on Travel! When I first started blogging back in January…

Destination Review – The Spice Island of Zanzibar

Just as exotic as its name would suggest, the Island of Zanzibar is a wonderful destination for those looking for a tropical beach paradise in the Indian Ocean. Nestling just a short hop from mainland Tanzania, the archipelago of Zanzibar holds prime position along East Africa’s coastline, and with its eclectic mix of nationalities, cultures…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – We Did It!

We have dreamed about it for years, we have talked about it for months, and now I am very happy (and quite proud!) to say we have done it, “it” being of course – the conquering of Mount Kilimanjaro!   Tougher, higher and more beautiful than we had ever imagined, Kilimanjaro, and Tanzania in general,…