24-Hours in Prague – Czech this Out!

Europe is famous for its beautiful cities, and rightly so (just think Paris, Venice and Barcelona!), but after our recent short trip to the capital of the Czech Republic – Prague, I think I have found my new favourite! Beautiful, clean, and bursting with breathtaking castles, churches and baroque statues, Prague certainly tops my list…

What Methods do you use to get your Preferred Seat on the Plane?

Air travel is fun and exciting; especially if you are heading off on that long-haul holiday that you have been dreaming about since last spring, but when it comes to securing your favourite seat on the plane, do you use ‘traditional’ methods or ‘unconventional’ methods? According to a recent survey by KAYAK, British Travellers will…

What Do You Hate About Hotel Rooms?

There was a fantastic article in the Telegraph the other day, written by journalist Anthony Peregrine about his hotel pet hates.  Piles of cushions, trouser presses, and complicated light switches featured on his hotels ‘do’s and don’ts’ list, and after reading through his list, I suddenly realised – he has a very good point. Don’t…

November Hot Spots – Grab some Sunshine before Christmas!

When you live in the northern hemisphere, November means one thing, and that is that winter is here, and it is here to stay until next March!  Not that I mind winter, it’s actually quite pretty, but I would much rather be heading into spring like our friends below the equator in sunny Cape Town…

Friday’s Photo Session – Africa’s Big 5

There is nothing quite like seeing wild animals thriving in their natural habitat, and if you dream of seeing Africa’s Big 5 – that’s Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard, now is the time to book that dream safari holiday to South Africa, Namibia, or Tanzania. All of the afore mentioned countries are Ebola free,…

Spotlight on Salta – Adding flavour to your Argentine Adventure

There are so many amazing places to visit in Argentina that one could easily spend a year travelling throughout this magnificent country, but if you are limited to just two or three weeks, one place you simply shouldn’t miss is the north-western province of Salta. A familiar and friendly city where you instantly feel at…

Cosmopolitan Cape Town – Is there anywhere better for a Winter Holiday?

There are good winter holiday destinations, and there are great winter holiday destinations, but if you are looking for the ultimate winter holiday destination for your 2014/2015 break, you might struggle to find anywhere more perfect than Cape Town. A cosmopolitan hub with fabulous hotels, gourmet restaurants, endless sightseeing opportunities, and some of the friendliest…

Friday’s Photo Shoot: Never Ending Namibia

If there is one set of holiday photos I never tire of looking at, it would have to be those from our Self-Drive Tour of Namibia.  The colours, the landscapes, and the vast array of wildlife still takes my breath away, so I thought we could head into the weekend with a few of my…

Somewhere Hot for Half Term

For many families, the October Half Term is the last chance to get away before winter sets in, and if you like the idea of heading off to warmer climes to get some sun on your bones before the madness of Christmas, now is the perfect time to book your winter sun break. There are…

Desert Rhino Camp Namibia – Saving the Black Rhino One by One

One of the most breathtaking and beautiful camps we visited during our Wilderness Self-Drive Namibian adventure, was the Desert Rhino Camp in the Palmwag Concession of Damaraland. Home to the largest free-roaming population of Black Rhino in all Africa, healthy populations of desert-adapted elephant, zebra, giraffe, kudu, Springbok and some predators such as lions and…