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,...

Spotting Rhino on Safari in South Africa

I have spent many years in the African bush and the sight of Rhino still fills me with awe. I decided to focus this blog post on South African wildlife reserves that offer you a good chance of seeing rhinos in the wild. The lodges I have chosen offer luxury...

Luxury Holiday in Umhlanga, South Africa

Travelling north from Durban you will find the glorious beach holiday town of Umhlanga. This charming destination is blessed with glorious beaches and a selection of superb restaurants and bars. Umhlanga is a popular destination for local South African holiday makers...

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...

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...

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....

South Africa 10 Day Tailor-Made Holiday

Planning a holiday to South Africa is always a challenge. There is so much to see and do, so many awesome destinations to explore. People are constantly asking me what I would recommend. So, I have compiled a 10 Day Bespoke South African Holiday itinerary, designed to...

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