10 Reasons to Holiday in South Africa 

Planning a tailor-made holiday to South Africa is not an easy task. There is so much choice, so much to see and do, deciding on where to go and what to exclude from an itinerary can be daunting. Travelling to South Africa is rewarding in so many ways, a destination...

Havana Hotels

There is something ‘infectious’ about Cuba. I was mesmerised on arrival, and as every minute ticked by, I grew increasingly fond of this vibrant and unique country. If you love modern cities like Dubai, Seoul, and Singapore. If your idea of a holiday is visiting high...

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...

Visiting the Kwa-Zulu Natal – South Coast

As a youngster, I remember often visiting the sub-tropical south coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. I recall the gorgeous beaches, the banana plantations and the dense evergreen tropical forests. This is a region renowned for all things ocean: surfing, deep-sea fishing, diving...

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...

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...

Magnificent Rome

OMG! Rome is one of the most awesome cities I have had the privilege to explore. It’s up there with Jerusalem, as one of those historic cities, one really needs to get to. I had to think hard why I had always put off a visit to Rome. I think the reason was that; a...

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