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...

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...

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,...

Planning a Safari to South Africa

When to go on Safari I love the African bush. I have never gone on safari and been disappointed because I love everything about it. Winter and early spring are my favourite seasons in the bush for game-viewing. Saying that, any time I can spend on safari makes me...

Seychelles Honeymoon 10 Reasons why we LOVE it

The dilemma that most couples face when choosing a Honeymoon destination is that it needs to appeal to both the bride and the groom. The Seychelles Islands offers variety, loads of activities, incredible beauty and a selection of accommodation options; that makes it...

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....

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...

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Direct flights to Durban

Durban is the gateway into the South Africa’s third-smallest province, KwaZulu-Natal. Offering an Awesome variety of scenic and cultural attractions that include the country’s most developed beaches south and north of Durban (the third-largest city in South Africa),...

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Mo-zam-bik Restaurant

We look to highlight Awesome South African restaurants which you can visit during your holiday in South Africa. We look to include places to dine that will offer you a local taste experience, while creating a lasting impression, and hopefully the desire to return....

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The Painted Wolves of South Africa

No animal sighting excites me more than the Painted Wolf. If you are lucky to come across this magnificent animal while on safari, you should feel, truly blessed. The Painted Wolf is one of Africa’s most endangered mammals and South Africa’s most endangered carnivore....

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MSC unveils her newest Flagship: MSC Bellissima

For those of us that love a cruise holiday, this new addition to the world of cruising, is going to be ‘turning heads’ in awe. She is so impressive, so beautiful and so sleek. The MSC Bellissima will carry 5,686 passengers who will be looked after by 1,536 dedicated...

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The Awesome American Music & Movie Road Trip

America is one of the best countries in the world to enjoy a road trip. With so many choices of routes with Awesome landscapes, vibrant regions, towns and cities to explore, this is a self-drive dream. The problem is deciding which route to explore. Well how about...

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Fred Olsen – On Board Balmoral

Spanning back generations, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have been sailing across the world’s oceans since 1848. Today the company is led by one of the founder’s great grandsons. The fifth generation Fred. Olsen Jnr is currently at the helm of the business. This family...

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What to ‘See and Do’ in Macao

Heading off on Holiday to Macao is like no other region of Asia. The mixture of contemporary architecture with the traditions of the past, influenced by the combination of the Chinese and Portuguese cultures. This fusion of historic and cultural inspirations,...

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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...

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Exploring Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida 

What comes to mind when you think of Florida? For me, prior to visiting, it was always Disneyland and alligators… Pristine coastlines and towering palm trees. A culture of people cruising through life wearing Hawaiian shirts and flip-flops; all year round. Well...

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