Meet the Big Birds of the Little Karoo

If you have travelled along the world-famous Garden Route of South Africa, you most probably stopped off at Oudtshoorn along the way to visit one of the many Ostrich Farms. The largest flightless bird in the world (imagine if they could fly!), Ostriches really are funny looking creatures, and as we found out during our…

The Heatwave is Set to Last – Anyone for Glamping?

Oxford Dictionary Definitions: Glamping: A form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping: Glamping is likely to satisfy any city slicker seeking a little refuge in nature – without foregoing any of life’s luxuries Staycation: a holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent…

A-Z of Travel – Y is for Your Dream Holiday

If money and time were no objects, where would your dream holiday take you? Somewhere warm and exotic like the South Pacific… Somewhere cold and adventurous like Mount Kilimanjaro… Somewhere steeped in history and culture where you could ‘find yourself ‘such as Tibet… Or perhaps somewhere off the beaten track and along the road less…

A-Z of Travel – Q is for Queensland Australia

Home of the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday Islands, the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, Queensland is Australia’s action-packed holiday destination for those who appreciate sun, sea, sand and sizzling temperatures! With its tropical climate, stunning coastlines and vibrant nightlight, Queensland attracts millions of visitors from across the world, in addition to all the Australian…

May Day, May Day – It’s Time to Book a Holiday!

White Rabbits and Pinch Punch, the 1st of May has finally arrived and it is time to pack away the winter woollies, spring clean the house, and start thinking about that summer holiday! The winter seems to have gone on forever this year, but with the cows back in the fields (it’s an Austrian thing),…

Connoisseur Travel – Eat & Drink Your Way Around the World!

Definition of Connoisseur: An expert judge in matters of taste Definition of Taste:  The sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance: A persons liking for particular flavours Whether you regard yourself as a Connoisseur, or simply as someone who appreciates fine dining and great wines, there is no…

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…

Destination Weddings – Combining a Wedding, a Honeymoon and a Holiday!

If your idea of the perfect 2013/2014 wedding includes an exotic location, white sandy beaches,  warm sunshine, and a group of family and friends, you might want to ditch the traditional church ceremony, and opt for a romantic destination wedding in one of the world’s most beautiful resorts instead. Destination weddings are growing in popularity,…