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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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    08 2014 May

    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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    20 2015 May

    Québec City – My favourite short trip and why

    This post is part of a series in which I quizzed my friends on what their favourite short trip was and why it was their favourite. This one was from my friend Chris, about a...

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    08 2015 April

    4 Must-See Places to Visit in Cape Town in 2015

    Cape Town is the hottest place to visit in the world right now…literally! But once you arrive on our beautiful shores, there is so much to do and so much to see, you might miss...

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    03 2015 April

    How to have a cheap night out in London

    We all know the feeling – you have just arrived in a city that has always been one of your dream destinations, you want to get out there to explore and experience everything that is...

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    12 2015 March

    Insider secrets for saving money in London

    London is an expensive city to live. There is no point being shocked about it, no point complaining about it, no point comparing prices to other cities and gasping in outrage – rent is expensive,...

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    21 2015 February

    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...

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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Game Plan USA

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travelling to the USA is a dream for many Aussies, Kiwis and Brits – with good reason. The USA rarely disappoints and there is so much to see and do there for every taste. Since it’s so huge, you’ll need a game plan for getting the most out of your trip. Here are some suggestions....

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Why a Luxury Safari ?

August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you’re considering where to go on holiday this year or next, take time to consider Africa. Although some parts of Africa are often home to political strife and unease there are lots of other countries that are consistently peaceful and friendly and that offer an amazing wildlife or beach experience which will change your...

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Top 5 Luxury Selous Lodges – Tanzania

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Selous in Southern Tanzania is often overlooked in favour of it’s Northern counterparts such as the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti, but in many ways it is the Selous which really offers more to the luxury safari client. It is remote and wild and has varying topography depending on where you go. There are huge...

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Is Alaska a Place for a Foodie?

June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

This post is presented in collaboration with Cruiseabout. Alaska is a bucketlist destination for many people. It’s one of the most beautiful places in the world. Like Hawaii, quite a bit of the food in Alaska is transported into the state. However, local eating is definitely part of the Alaskan culture. Hunting and fishing are...

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Summer in Europe

June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 some time ago but if you haven’t then now is better that never. Here are some ideas for trips types...

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