Africa · Middle East · Travel

Mount Sinai & Red Sea 3 Day Experience Review

The Sinai area of Egypt has had its troubles. In fact, reaching it from Cairo is actually pretty tricky. However, visiting Sinai from Eilat in Israel is actually a great way to explore. For our journey into Egypt, we decided to join Abraham tours on their Mount Sinai & Red Sea 3 Day Experience for… Continue reading Mount Sinai & Red Sea 3 Day Experience Review

Asia · Review · Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – A Review of the Night Sleeper Train from Yangon to Bagan

There are several ways to travel between Yangon and Bagan. Some people choose to fly. Others, on a tighter budget, book nighttime buses. We just HAD to try out the train! I know why you’re thinking, “Another train story”? Well, if you insist. Join us on the night sleeper train from Yangon to Bagan.

Asia · Train · Travel

Trans-Siberian Travels – Beijing to Harbin by Train

Travelling from Shanghai to St Petersburg by train has to come under the heading “bucket list travel”. The Trans-Siberian (or Trans-Manchurian in our case) is one of those travel experiences that is almost a rite of passage. Travelling from Beijing to Harbin by train was the second leg of our epic Trans-Siberian Travels…and a pretty… Continue reading Trans-Siberian Travels – Beijing to Harbin by Train

Middle East · Travel

Your Guide to Visiting the Dead Sea in Israel and Jordan

As tourist sites go, the Dead Sea has one of the most unappealing names going, but millions of visitors can’t be wrong. There is just something  that draws us to bathe in its super salty water. So how do you go about visiting the Dead Sea? Gleaned from two personal trips, and rather a… Continue reading Your Guide to Visiting the Dead Sea in Israel and Jordan

Food · Loving London · Review · Travel

Loving London – A Full(ish) Chambers_ Review – Immersive Dining Joy!

London has been gripped by an obsession…or maybe it is just me. When two of my favourite activities collide (dining and theatre) they create immersive dining. The leading lights of the immersive dining revolution, Gingerline and Favourology have done it again with their latest Chambers of Flavour incarnation, Chambers_. After our latest excursion with them,… Continue reading Loving London – A Full(ish) Chambers_ Review – Immersive Dining Joy!

Accommodation · Africa · Review · Travel

A Bed in Johannesburg – The Michelangelo Hotel Review

Johannesburg is a city with a reputation. It’s troubled past seems to cloud its dynamic and encouraging present. People whispered “be careful” with serious expressions when we told them our plans, but we were determined to go and see it for ourselves. Our hotel, The Michelangelo Hotel, also has a reputation, be it vastly more… Continue reading A Bed in Johannesburg – The Michelangelo Hotel Review

Gear · General · Travel

How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them

As much as we adore it, travel can be hard. In fact, travel can be exhausting, draining and downright miserable! Don’t worry, we are here to ease some of the pain. You can enjoy long haul flights! Next time you are flying from A to Z (and especially if you are going all the way… Continue reading How to Enjoy Long Haul Flights, Not Just “Survive” Them