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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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Western Australia Self-Drive

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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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