What’s the best way to travel in South Africa?

How to travel in South Africa

I get it. You’re planning a trip to South Africa and already know where you want to go and what you want to see. But what’s the best way to travel in South Africa? After all, it is a pretty massive country, and it will take some planning to make the most of your time[…]

9 reasons to go on safari

Reasons to go on safari

I don’t like to make a habit of setting my alarm at 5am, but I can make an exception on safari. In fact, on a recent trip to Greater Kruger in South Africa, I found myself bounding out of bed as soon as I heard the guide’s gentle knock at the door. A far cry from burying[…]

2 weeks in South Africa: The Perfect South Africa Itinerary

2 weeks in South Africa: Africa on Foot

This 2 weeks in South Africa itinerary will help you plan your precious holiday time. With a history spanning 100,000 years, and beautiful scenery taking up 120,000 square miles, South Africa is a whole lot of country to squeeze into just 2 weeks. But it is possible to see the highlights. Just be prepared to[…]

Where and What To Eat in Marrakech

Where to eat in Marrakech: La Maison Arabe

Knowing where and what to eat in Marrakech, Morocco can be tricky as there are so many amazing cafes, restaurants and traditional food stalls on offer. With so much choice, where do you decide to go? I’m pleased to say all of the places listed below come with personal recommendation from my friends and work[…]

Why September is the best month to travel

Where to Travel in September

I used to hate September. When I was a schoolgirl, September saw me suffering from the back-to-school blues. When I started my job, September saw me suffering from the back-to-work blues. But now, I’ve been able to avoid the inevitable back-to-work blues by packing my bags and seeing where the wind takes me. And that’s what[…]

The rise of the minimoon

Romantic bed in Marrakech

With Valentines Day out the way for another year, my Facebook feed is full of loved up couples planning their weddings. If they’re anything like me, it won’t be the wedding they’re looking forward to. It’ll be the honeymoon! But… Imagine the scene. You’ve already spent a small fortune on the biggest day of your life and[…]

Cuba Libre: Viñales – Maria la Gorda – Soroa – Havana

Guanhacabibes beach

In my last post of our Cuban tour, we had just returned to our homestay in Viñales after a very heavy night out at an outdoor salsa bar. The next instalment of our G Adventures trip sees us depart the lush greenery of the west, throw up on a bus, get eaten alive on the coast,[…]

Tim’s Bucket List Top 10

Orangutans

After my bucket list post, I set Tim a challenge to pick his own top ten. The poor guy spent three weeks trying to decide! But what came out on top, and do we share any dream destinations? Read on to find out… ~~~ The phrase ‘bucket list’ is used a lot in travel talk. It[…]

My Current Bucketlist: 2016

My travel bucket list

The more travel research I do, the longer my bucket list gets. In fact, I’m convinced it’s never going to get any smaller and yet, I don’t want it to. I love the thrill of visiting new countries and getting a new stamp in my passport. I love it so much that I can’t imagine[…]