Congratulations Mark Beaumont: Around the World by Bicycle in 78 Days!

Well, he did it! A huge congratulations goes out to Mark Beaumont today, who has just completed the Guinness World Records fastest world circumnavigation by bicycle, which he did in just 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes! It seems like 5-minutes ago that Mark left the Arc de Triomphe on his epic round-the-world cycle…

Friday’s Photoshoot: P-P-Pick Up a Penguin in Cape Town

South Africa may be famous for its Big 5, but you don’t have to go on safari to view the spectacular wildlife that this country has to offer. From your base in Cape Town, you can go whale watching, shark cage diving, and even take a day safari in one of the Western Capes many…

Exploring Damaraland: Off the Open Road and in to Namibia’s Wilderness

Road tripping in Namibia just wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Damaraland, a rugged, scenic and untamed area that has much to offer the international traveller. Often excluded on self-drive itineraries due to its remote location, Damaraland really is in the middle of nowhere, but it is precisely that which makes it truly unique….

Staying at The Victoria Falls Hotel

There’s nowhere on earth quite like Victoria Falls. Holding prime position on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe, Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘The Smoke that Thunders’ is one of the most awe-inspiring and majestic waterfalls you are ever likely to see, and thanks to its central location, it is easy to combine a trip to the falls…

Top 10 African Destinations to Propose

With its vast open skies, wide open plains, verdant rainforests, soaring mountains, magnificent coastlines, and mesmerising sunsets, Africa is one of the most romantic places on earth for a marriage proposal. With over 50 different countries to choose from, there are endless possibilities when it comes to popping the question in Africa, but some locations…

20 Photos to Inspire You to Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

If there is one pilgrimage that everyone should make in their lifetime, it would have to be the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. A trip of a lifetime that features on almost everybody’s Bucket List, trekking the Inca Trail is every bit as magical as you imagine it to be, and while it is by…

When is the Best Time of Year to Visit South Africa?

Frequently voted as one of the best countries in the world for a long-haul holiday, South Africa is a destination quite unlike any other. Stunning beaches, cosmopolitan cities, an abundance of wildlife, off-the-road-adventures, beautiful hotels, endless sightseeing activities, vibrant flora and fauna, safari game drives, cultural tours, gourmet dining, water-based excursions, wine-tasting tours, whale watching,…

Road Tripping South America: Taking the Public Bus from Bolivia to Chile

South America is probably the best place in the world for a road tripping adventure, and if you intend to visit several different countries during your South American Tour, one of the most economical and authentic ways to travel is by local bus. Buses in Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil are clean, reliable, and…

Travel Bucket List 101: Next Stop Namibia

There are few places left in the world where one can truly escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life… but Namibia is one of them. A vast and beautiful country with a tiny population of just 2.48 million inhabitants, Namibia is one of those places where you can drive for hours and not…