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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Discover an Awesome Tropical Island

Do you dream of a tropical island where you can be at one with nature? A paradise where time stands still. Where you can focus your attention on those around you while you share and make memories that you will cherish forever. Well here is a honeymoon dream...

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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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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In Love with Cuba

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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...

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