Images that will make you fall in love with South Africa

2017-03-12T17:11:27+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Travel, Websites|

If you so much as glanced at your Instagram feed over the holidays, you’ll be familiar with that pang of envy you feel when you see people posting filtered photos of magical places and breathtaking views. I’m not just talking about images of exotic, faraway destinations, I’m talking about right here on our own doorstep. [...]

How to travel the world like a millionaire – on a budget

2015-10-13T08:03:17+00:00October 13th, 2015|Travel|

Tips on getting the most out of your travel, even if you think it is not affordable   It’s hard to keep up with the Kardashians (or any other celebs you see travelling in style on the pages of glossies) when travelling on a shoestring budget. Or is it? Here are some not-so-difficult ways to [...]

Stone Town Zanzibar – a feast for all senses

2015-10-02T08:07:13+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Travel|

Some 40km off the coast of mainland Tanzania in East Africa you’ll find the Zanzibar Archipelago, often referred to as the Spice Islands for the cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper produced here. Zanzibar’s historic centre is Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site and popular tourist destination. Stone Town is located on the western [...]

Four reasons you should hop on a plane to Zimbabwe right now

2015-09-15T08:13:56+00:00September 15th, 2015|Travel|

The first time I travelled to Zimbabwe I went with zero expectations. As a general rule this is a wonderful way to travel because you’re likely to be very pleasantly surprised by everything you encounter, but I specifically visited Zimbabwe with this mind set because of the often negative media portrayal of this country. I [...]

How technology has changed the way we travel

2015-06-06T08:40:39+00:00June 6th, 2015|Travel, Uncategorized|

It’s no secret the internet has changed EVERYTHING. One of the areas affected the most by the digital revolution is undoubtedly how we travel.  I recall fondly the time I bought my first plane ticket. I was embarking on a working gap year in London and, since I didn’t yet have my own credit card, [...]

Why travel experiences are worth more than things

2015-05-25T08:43:21+00:00May 25th, 2015|Travel, Uncategorized|

We’ve all gone through the scenario in our heads: what would you grab if there was a fire and you had to get out of your house as quickly as possible? For most people the answer is always the same – photographs. Whether they’re in albums, on your hard drive, or - shamefully - as [...]

Five unusual things about Thai culture

2015-05-15T14:52:42+00:00May 15th, 2015|Travel|

Thailand is called the Land of Smiles for the warmth and friendliness of its people, but what else defines this unique and interesting culture? I’ve travelled to Thailand twice, once as a bright-eyed 21 year old and the second time 3 years later, as a more confident, worldly yet curious young adult. It was the [...]

Three easy ways to satisfy your wanderlust

2015-04-21T14:48:32+00:00April 21st, 2015|Travel|

Got itchy feet? That nagging urge to pack a bag and just get away for a while? Most of us have had these thoughts; some of us even have them on a daily basis and succumb to lengthy bouts of daydreaming. The truth is, satisfying your wanderlust is not as difficult as you might think, [...]