How to Spend 24 hours in Budapest: A Walking Itinerary

Would Be Traveller - 24 hours in Budapest

24 hours is rarely long enough to conquer any city, but you can give it a damn good go in Budapest. Read on to hear my favourite things to do in Budapest, as well as the best cafes and bars to get your much needed energy. So, if you’re up for the challenge, my itinerary[…]

The Perfect Itinerary for 9 Days in China

9 day China itinerary

Is 9 days in China enough time to do this massive country justice? Well, probably not, but you can give it a damn good go with this itinerary. If you’ve got just over a week in China to spare, this is the perfect way to take in the highlights: the terracotta army, the epic metropolis of[…]

China Travel Tips: Advice for Visiting China For The First Time

Would Be Traveller - Top tips for your first visit to China

What should you expect when visiting China for the first time? These China travel tips share exactly what to look out for and how to have the best possible time. Even if you’ve been there before, you might learn something from my travel advice for your next trip! China can be a pretty overwhelming country.[…]

Private Nature Reserve vs. Public National Park?

Africa on Foot: Treehouse

The word private has got so many positive connotations – peace, tranquility, luxury, personal service. Let’s face it, people tend to prefer private over public in most situations: private bathrooms, private transfers… But, when on safari, would you rather choose a private nature reserve or public national park?  In my experience, there seems to be[…]

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[…]

Travel Photography Tips For Beginners

2016 Travel Highlights: India's Golden Triangle - The Taj Mahal, Agra

These travel photography tips for beginners will help you take your holiday snaps to the next level. Point. Shoot. Done. I’ll admit it – that used to be my mantra when it came to travel photography. I’d argue I was far too busy enjoying myself to find the perfect angle, set the exposure or even[…]

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

Is Istanbul safe for visitors?

It’s true that Turkey has had more than its fair share of atrocities in recent years – from an attack in a nightclub to bombs at Ataturk Airport, and political uncertainty around the election of President Erdogan. To compensate for the presumed heightened risk of attack, hundreds of armed police officers are positioned all over[…]