Notten’s Bush Camp: South Africa’s Premier Safari Camp

If you are looking for a truly authentic safari experience, you’ll find it at Notten’s Bush Camp. With a history dating back over 30-years, this family run property is one of the original private game lodges in South Africa, and with it’s prime position in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger National…

Travel Australia: Self-Drive vs. Camper Van

Australia is constantly ranked as one of the Top 25 Best Destinations in the World, and rightly so! It’s big, it’s beautiful, and it has much to offer the intrepid traveller, which is perhaps why it attracts some 9 million visitors each year, but for us Europeans, it’s a long way to go for a…

15 Photos that will Inspire You to Visit Sossusvlei Namibia

Sossusvlei is one of Namibia’s most spectacular attractions, and whether you are heading to this African gem on an escorted group tour or a self-drive adventure, it should definitely form part of your travel itinerary. Situated in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, one of the largest conservation areas in all Africa, Sossusvlei is characterised by its…

Having a Whale of a Time in South Africa: But No Sharks…

If the European heat wave is starting to get you down and you are desperate for some cooler climes, now is the perfect time to pack your bags and head on down to the Western Cape of South Africa where the sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the oceans are bursting with sea…

Friday’s Photoshoot: Postcards from Southern Africa

If you are fed up with football and feeling deflated with the 30 degree heatwave, why not book yourself a last-minute holiday to Southern Africa, and experience winter below the equator. The temperatures are mild, popular sight-seeing areas are much less crowded, and with no televisions or even electric in some parts of the African…

Happy Summer! Happy World Giraffe Day!

Well in case you missed it, today is officially the first day of summer here in the northern hemisphere, and if that wasn’t enough to brighten up your Thursday, it just happens to be World Giraffe Day too, and if you adore these long necked lovelies just as much as we do, now is the…

Airport Hotels: A Review of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Stansted Airport

Love them or loathe them, airport hotels are convenient, and whether you are looking for somewhere to rest before an early flight, somewhere to revitalise during a long stopover, or simply somewhere to catch a few hours sleep during transit, a good airport hotel can make all the difference to your journey… but finding a…

Destination Chile: A Traveller’s Guide to the Atacama Desert

It’s big, it’s barren and it’s the driest place on earth, but there is something truly magical about the Atacama Desert, and if you are heading to Chile anytime soon, this magnificent wonder should be right up there on the top of your “to do” list. Spanning some 41,000 square miles, the Atacama Desert is…

Royal Wedding Honeymoon Inspiration!

Royal Wedding Fever has taken over the UK, and indeed the world,  and if you have stocked up on bubbly, cancelled all Saturday chores, and plan to spend the whole day in front of the TV tomorrow – you’re not the only one! More than two billion of us are expected to watch the nuptials…

Sani Lodge: Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest Getaway

What with the Galapagos Islands, the colonial capital of Quito, and the bustling handicraft markets of Cuenca, Ecuador has much to offer the intrepid traveller, and if you really want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, for a short while at least, you will find the peace and solitude you are looking…