In August 2019, we were lucky enough to spend two magical nights on the Blue Train. We rode the rails between Cape and Pretoria in pure luxury. As part of this epic trip across the African landscape, all the passengers are treated to a side trip to The Big Hole, Kimberley. We thought about it… Continue reading A Visit to The Big Hole and Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa
Elite Island Resorts has hotels dotted throughout the Caribbean. In 2018 we spent three glorious days at Galley Bay in Antigua. It was with this wonderful experience in mind that we booked to stay at the group’s Barbados offering, The Club Barbados. The resort has just undergone a fancy facelift so we were particularly excited… Continue reading A Bed in Barbados – The Club Barbados Review
The Blue Train, known as the window to the soul of Africa, is one of the world’s most luxurious trains. It covers almost a thousand miles between Cape Town and Pretoria, and does so whilst providing its passengers with the kind five-star service you would expect in a high-end hotel. We have been dreaming of… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Two Magical Nights on the Blue Train, South Africa
Victoria Falls is a destination awash with nostalgia. From the Victoria Falls Hotel and its Edwardian grandeur and high tea, to the giant statue of Livingstone that overlooks the falls themselves. There is a very post-colonial whiff about the place, and we got a little swept away with it. To recapture a little of that… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review
When we began our research into Israeli cuisine, we realised just what a confusing business it is. Israel has influences from its direct neighbours, and much further afield. The best way to get our heads around it was to explore the wonderful array of choices with the experts. Enter Delicious Israel and their Eat Jerusalem… Continue reading Exploring Machane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem with Delicious Israel
Tel Aviv is not a cheap city to visit so finding a great room at a great price is the best way to ensure you have a great time! During our visit to Tel Aviv, we took a room in The Spot Hostel for three nights. This is our full Spot Hostel review.
Jerusalem has a hidden gem amidst its accommodation offerings. In June 2019, we were lucky enough to stay at the YMCA Three Arches Hotel.
If you are heading to Prague then you probably want to try some amazing traditional food. Where can you go to make sure the food you are eating is authentic Czech food and not just mediocre tourist fare? These are some of the best restaurants to try Czech food in Prague and they all have… Continue reading The 6 Best Restaurants to Try Czech Food in Prague
Surely, it is every little kids dream to get behind the bars at the zoo and help out the zoo keepers? From feeding the monkeys to stroking snakes, it is probably on the bucket list for a lot of grown ups too. It has definitely been on ours ever since we heard that we could… Continue reading Loving London – Zookeeper for a Day at ZSL London Zooo
London’s Soho is the West End’s most diverse and exciting zone. Emerging from its seedier days, in recent years a wave of gentrification has swept through, opening it up as a more family friendly destination. One of the things that has long made Soho an interesting place, is the amazing range of food options. In… Continue reading Eat Your Way Around the World in Soho, London