Gear · Travel

What to Pack for a Safari in South Africa

Booking your first safari is so exciting! Anticipation runs high as you start to imagine the animal encounters that await you, but then you have to consider the practicalities. What should you pack for a safari in South Africa? Do you really need a £1000 lens to capture the photos? Why does all that safari… Continue reading What to Pack for a Safari in South Africa

Asia · Review · Travel

How to Travel Bagan to Mandalay by Boat on an Irrawaddy Cruise

Travelling around Myanmar can be a bit of a chore. To get from A to B can be bumpy, cold (or both as in the case of the night train from Yangon to Bagan). However, an amazing exception to this is the Mandalay Bagan boat. The Irrawaddy Cruise boats have a much smoother time of… Continue reading How to Travel Bagan to Mandalay by Boat on an Irrawaddy Cruise

Europe · Food · Review

A Very Festive Afternoon Tea at The Pump Room – Bath, UK

Getting into the spirit of the festive season was a little harder in 2020 than previous years for us. Tough times and restrictions galore meant we were struggling to find enjoyment in the twinkly lights or shopping for gifts. However, our trip to Bath in Somerset really pulled us out of the doldrums and into… Continue reading A Very Festive Afternoon Tea at The Pump Room – Bath, UK

Accommodation · Europe · Middle East · Review · Travel

A Bed in Kaş – Kas Peninsula Gardens Hotel Review

Kaş is a little jewel on Turkey’s Turquoise Coast. The town is split into two areas. Downtown Kaş is a little tourist enclave full of restaurants, bars and diving shops. At night, the atmosphere is genial and buzzy. It is great fun, but for those after a little relaxation, the best accommodation options are on… Continue reading A Bed in Kaş – Kas Peninsula Gardens Hotel Review

Europe · Review · Travel

Kayaking the Köprüçay River – A Novaraft Review

An hour northeast of Antalya, Turkey, is an area of outstanding beauty called the Köprülü Canyon National Park. A gorge slices the landscape and at the bottom flows a river of the most beautiful blue, the Köprüçay River. You could visit, watching the river below from the ancient Roman bridge…which is all very nice, but… Continue reading Kayaking the Köprüçay River – A Novaraft Review

Europe · Middle East · Review · Travel

The Most Extraordinary Way to See Cappadocia – Turquaz Balloons Review

Hot air ballooning is big business in Cappadocia. Since the first balloons ascended in 1989, the sunrise has always been greeted by these seriously picturesque additions. We were utterly determined to take our turn in the sky, as it is undoubtedly the most extraordinary way to see Cappadocia, and we booked to fly with Turquaz… Continue reading The Most Extraordinary Way to See Cappadocia – Turquaz Balloons Review

Accommodation · Europe · Review · Travel

A Bed in Castel Gandolfo – Atlantis Inn B&B Review

Castel Gandolfo is probably most famous for being the location of the Pope’s summer palace. He may not live there anymore but it still attracts crowds of tourists from afar, as well as plenty of Roman’s looking for a place to escape the city heat. Whether you are coming to look around the palace, or… Continue reading A Bed in Castel Gandolfo – Atlantis Inn B&B Review

Accommodation · Europe · Review · Travel

A Fabulous Farm Stay at Agriturismo Fattoria Terranova

Sometimes, as a tourist, it is hard to interact with the destinations that you visit in a meaningful way. In Italy, however, you can really go back to Italy’s roots and take some real time to relax at an Agriturismo (a farm stay). From exploring the kitchen gardens, like we did, or rounding up goats… Continue reading A Fabulous Farm Stay at Agriturismo Fattoria Terranova

Accommodation · Europe · Review · Travel

A Bed in Sorrento – Hotel La Vue D’Or Review

Sorrento is one of the jewels in Campania’s tourism crown. It is not a cheap destination by any stretch of the imagination, so finding a good value hotel is not easy. Finding a good value hotel with an absolute knock out view? It was a miracle. Was it all about the view? With a name… Continue reading A Bed in Sorrento – Hotel La Vue D’Or Review