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    16 2015 August

    London night life for newbies

    If you are a visitor to London, or a new or temporary resident, then somewhere on your list of things to do will be to explore this vibrant and fascinating city at night. It doesn’t...

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    13 2014 May

    Weekend minibreak to Copenhagen

    Contrary to Shakespeare’s assertion (in Hamlet) that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”, this land of tall, blond, calm, and confident people seem to have it all. Denmark is a beautiful country and...

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    06 2015 August

    6 Small ways you can save money on your travels.

    The more you travel, the more small money saving tricks become second nature. These seem obvious once you’re an experienced traveller but the tips are often not obvious to novice travellers. I’ve definitely learnt the...

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    13 2015 July

    Summer evening activities in Antwerp

    Antwerp – like most places in Belgium – is best visited during the summer months. Winters tend to get chilly, cloudy and wet and are not a fun time to visit. The Christmas markets in...

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    17 2015 June

    Summer in Europe

    As London starts to heat up and people on the tube get stickier and stickier, it’s time to think about summer holidays. Ok, it was probably a good idea to have been thinking about this...

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    01 2015 June

    Cool Britannia – The best places to travel within the UK

    A few years ago when the world’s economy tanked and a volcano in Iceland shut down European airspace, the residents of London began to realize that there was actually life outside of the M25. If...

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Ways to save money when visiting Antwerp

February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Antwerp is the second largest city in Belgium, after the capital Brussels, and there are innumerable things to do. Like in most of the bigger cities in Europe, if you want to see and do all highlights and experience the culture, you may feel it the consequences in your wallet. Entrances fees, accommodation, transport, food...

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A weekend in Edinburgh

January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

With a remarkably preserved old city, Edinburgh is one of the most picturesque destinations in the UK and well worth a weekend mini-break. Recognized as the capital of Scotland since the 15th century, before you arrive in Edinburgh it is worth doing a bit of research into the history of Scotland and the importance of...

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Where to shop in london

January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

If, like me, you’re a guy who loves to look sharp, then you will find everything you need in the clothing stores of London. Whatever your budget and whatever your style, it’s time to hit the stores and get the London look. The obvious place to start is Selfridges. There are a lot of department...

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5 of Tanzania’s Top Wildlife Safari Spots

October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania has long been known as one of THE luxury safari destinations for wildlife viewing – this is really no surprise and we love travelling there, not least because it’s a very peaceful and friendly country which welcomes you with open arms, and never wants to let you go. Tanzania still boasts huge tracts of...

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Newcastle, UK : Worth a visit!

September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Newcastle upon Tyne is strange little corner of the world – tucked right up in the north east of England it sits on the north bank of the River Tyne (from which it draws part of its name), looking out to the North Sea. While it has a bit of a reputation for being a...

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This summer I moved to Turkey; how long for I don’t know, probably just the summer, but the fact remains that when you stay somewhere for longer than a month, then you’re living there and you need to adjust to the fact that you’re not on holiday. Not being on holiday means one major thing...

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5 Luxury Safari Suites In South Africa

September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

South Africa has a reputation as being one of the most luxurious safari destinations in Africa and this is unsurprising when you see the quality of the lodges and camps which are established there. South Africa is at the head of the field when it comes to food, the quality of the guides and the...

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Three Days in …. Paris

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ah Paris, the capital of haute couture, sophistication, and the downright chic. If you find yourself with a few days to spare in the French capital, then you’ll probably be wondering where to start with getting around, deciding what to see, and figuring out what’s best avoided. Cities can be confusing when you first arrive,...

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Budgeting whilst on the road is key to making sure your travels continue, and you don’t end up coming home early, simply because you’ve spent too much money, and you’re totally penniless. One of the main drains on money is the cost of keeping yourself adequately fed and watered. Some on-the-road costs you can eradicate...

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What’s the best bang for your travel buck?

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

To me, cost saving isn’t as important as value. So, what type of travel is the best value for money? Here are my thoughts. “Flashpacker style” Flashpacker style accommodation is a level above roughing it in hotel dorms or windowless cubicle-size rooms. For example, flashpacker style might be a private room at a hostel, or...

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