Over 50s Holiday Season – Starts this Weekend!

The over 50s holiday market is one of the fastest growing travel trends, and if are one of the many tired out grandparents who have done more than your fair share of babysitting over the school summer holidays, you will be pleased to know that this weekend sees the start of the mature traveller season!…

An African Tail – Trekking Kilimanjaro for the Love of Dogs

In exactly nine weeks time, Ingo and I will be making our way to Tanzania to begin our epic journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. A trip in the making (or in the mind at least!) for many, many years, our hike to ‘The Roof of Africa’ is something we have been dreaming about…

The Other Side of Cape Town – A City Full of Surprises

If you are thinking of travelling to the Mother City of Cape Town anytime soon, you most probably have a list of things to see and do including Table Mountain, Robben Island, the Cape of Good Hope, and maybe a day safari to one of the many privately owned game reserves found in the Western…

Thumbs Up for Friday – Fun Photos from a Tour around the World!

After spending almost 5 months, travelling around the world it is fair to say that we managed to pick up quite a few holiday snaps!  Around 10,000 to be more precise, and after looking through them just the other day, I realised that we have our ‘thumbs up’ on just about every picture! I know…

Favourite Foods from Around the World – Tried and Tasted – Part 2

As I mentioned in yesterdays blog, one of the things we enjoy most about travelling the world is trying new and unusual foods in different countries, and while I am not someone who will munch away on creepy crawlies or animal products I am not familiar with, I do enjoy trying the different flavours found…

A Malaria Free South African Safari Experience at Lalibela Game Reserve

If you love wild animals but hate the thought of visiting a zoo, then why not make 2012 the year to take your well-deserved South African Safari! Affordable, entertaining, and an experience you will never forget, a safari holiday is perfect for singles, couples, and families with older kids who still enjoy travelling together but…

Destination Review – Cape Town, South Africa

Big, beautiful, bold, and breathtaking are just some of the words I would use to describe the magnificent city of Cape Town, a bustling metropolis with a small town feel. One of those travel destinations that gets under your skin, Cape Town is a place where one immediately feels welcome, and once you start to…

Everybody needs a Summer Holiday! Have you booked yours yet?

Christmas is a distant memory, Easter is over for another year, and as we approach the mid of April there is only one thing on many people’s minds, and that is their annual summer holiday! Despite the gloom and doom of everyday life such as the recession, high unemployment, and ever-rising fuel prices, it seems…

A South African Tour for the Connoisseur

If you have never been to South Africa you may have an unrealistic idea of what the country is actually like, I know I did.  There are no wild animals roaming around the streets (well not in Cape Town anyway!), you do not need to wear a bullet proof vest as some journalists would have…