Awesome South African Road Trip

This epic road trip will take you through miles of great open spaces and amazing scenery. Traverse an environment unlike any other, sparsely populated by a local population, which has learnt to survive in this unique ecosystem. This is a harsh and untamed world, where...

Best way to Havana

I really enjoy travelling with Virgin Atlantic, I rate them as a great airline and on my latest educational trip to Cuba they were fantastic. The flight from Gatwick to Havana takes around 10 hours. We took off on-time at 10H15 and we touched down in Cuba at 15H00...

In Love with Cuba

Holiday in Cuba I recently seized an opportunity to visit Cuba; and oh boy, am I glad I did. Cuba is infectious. The people are amongst the friendliest I have ever encountered. They are genuinely awesome people; hospitable, kind and full of fun. All around you there...

My Heart is in Havana

Building up to my trip to Cuba, I was inspired by Camila Cabello’s hit song; ‘Havana’, which was rapidly climbing up the charts. By the time I boarded the Virgin Atlantic flight at Gatwick en-route to Havana; the tune and the lyrics – “My heart is in Havana; Havana,...

 

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Western Australia Self-Drive

The Coral Coast Road Trip For me a road trip through sparsely populated, wide-open landscapes, offers one a true sense of freedom, excitement, surprise and reward. The opportunity to discover incredible sights and attractions, enjoy unique wildlife, visit secluded...

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Western Australia

The sheer size of Western Australia (WA) is hard to comprehend. WA is the largest state occupying around a third of the continent. If WA was a country, it would be the 10th largest in the world. The entire United Kingdom almost fits into WA a staggering 11 times and...

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An Introduction to ‘The Land Down Under’

Getting to Australia From 25th March 2018, Qantas introduces a direct flight from London Heathrow into Perth, Australia. The non-stop - ‘ultra-long-haul’ - takes just 17 hours and is a game changer for those seeking a faster and more efficient journey to Australia....

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A Romantic Beach Holiday

For many of us a long-haul holiday is a such special treat. We want good value, in an awesome destination, satisfying our personal preferences, with great service, delivered by well trained, professional staff. We want to have a memorable and enjoyable holiday. For my...

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Lively Lisbon

On my first visit to Portugal, I was en-route to Estoril and Cascais, both of which turned out to be awesome destinations. However, as I later learnt, my travels would have benefitted by spending more time in lively, interesting and romantic Lisbon. Lisbon is...

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Outstanding Oman

There are many reasons why people travel. Some go on cultural trips, some in search of great food and wine, shopping, stunning scenery, wildlife, climate, heritage and historical sites. Some of us travel to retrace our roots, meet old friends and family, or to make...

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Charming Charleston, South Carolina

Can you imagine it when I say: “Classical American, 19th century plantation style architecture”? Those big, white neoclassical homes, with the wide porches, typical of the Southern States, especially the Deep South. Stunning and charming is Charleston, hosting intact...

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Visit Historic Savannah, Georgia

Towards the end of September my in-laws came over to visit John and I in Fayetteville, North Carolina. If you read my previous article on Biltmore Estate, you’ll remember that John and I are a military couple posted in America, for two years; an absolute dream comes...

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My Heart is in Havana

Building up to my trip to Cuba, I was inspired by Camila Cabello’s hit song; ‘Havana’, which was rapidly climbing up the charts. By the time I boarded the Virgin Atlantic flight at Gatwick en-route to Havana; the tune and the lyrics – “My heart is in Havana; Havana,...

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