Summer Below the Equator – Go On – You Know You Want To!

The summer holiday season is officially underway, and if you loathe to spend your annual leave on an overcrowded beach in the Mediterranean, why not head below the equator, and enjoy cheap long-haul flight prices, discounted hotels, and tourist free travellers throughout the most beautiful countries in the world. S is for South Africa With…

This is What a Namibian Safari Holiday Looks Like…

Namibia may be one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Southern Africa, but very few of our friends and colleagues seem to know where it is, or what there is to see and do in this vast and sparsely populated land! Home to Sossusvlei – the world’s largest sand dunes, the windswept Skeleton Coast,…

Sailing Holidays Mozambique – Island Hopping the Quirimbas Archipelago

Mozambique is fast becoming one of Africa’s “hippest” holiday destinations thanks to its endless beaches, excellent dive spots, lively cities, and magical offshore islands just waiting to be hopped on! With over 2500km of coastline, you never have to worry about sharing your spot on the beach with other travellers in Mozambique, and with both…

Take a Peek at Mozambique

If there is one destination that is sitting firmly at the top of our Bucket List (along with several others!), it would have to be Mozambique and the numerous islands and archipelagos that surround this East African gem. Sharing its borders with Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa, Mozambique is perfectly positioned for a…

Cruise Holidays – What do you do on Sea Days?

If you are looking for a wonderfully relaxing holiday that combines great food, 24/7 entertainment and exotic destinations, then cruising may be the perfect holiday for you. A huge fan myself, I think there is nothing better than sitting on the top deck of a cruise ship with a great book, a Piña Colada and absolutely…

Next Stop… Namibia

Anyone who follows our blog will know that we have a bucket list of countries we want to visit as long as the Great Wall of China, but if there is one destination we are desperate to explore, it is the vast and beautiful land of Namibia. With the magnificent red dunes of Sossusvlei, the…

Beautiful Boutique Hotels – Where You are So Much More than a Number

While I am not averse to staying in larger hotels (especially in Las Vegas!), I do feel that they lack personality, the personal touch that makes a good holiday a great holiday, and the opportunity to meet other travellers, as one might in a small boutique hotel. Larger hotels may be more cost-effective and convenient…

Let Me Tell You about Dawsons Game & Trout Lodge

When you travel for a living as we do (lucky, I know), you get to see hundreds of different hotels and accommodations – ranging from luxury five-star suites to charming back-packer retreats, and while many are memorable and recommendable, it is rare to come across a property that makes you say “wow”. However, during our…

Taking Children on a Safari Holiday – Is it Possible or Advisable?

Well, the answer is ‘Yes’ to both, but some game reserves and safari lodges have age restrictions, so you need to do some careful planning before you leave home. There is nothing more exhilarating than setting off on a 5am game drive in the middle of the African bush, and whether you are heading out…