Africa · Review · Train

Riding the Rails – Victoria Falls Royal Livingstone Express Review

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

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Taking High Tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Review

Taking high tea at the Victoria Falls Hotel is a tradition as old as tourism in Victoria Falls itself. Pull up a chair on Stanley’s Terrace and let the afternoon sun, gentle clink of china and distant roar of the waterfall take you back in time. Read on for a full review of afternoon tea… Continue reading Taking High Tea at The Victoria Falls Hotel – An Afternoon Tea Review

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A Bed in Tofo Beach – Mozambeat Motel Review

Tofo Beach (Praia de Tofo) is the lively heart of Mozambique’s casual tourism scene. From the town’s crescent of golden sand you can dive, surf and search for whale sharks (and even whales in the right season). Visiting Tofo Beah gives you not only some very cool experiences but some cool bragging rights too. During… Continue reading A Bed in Tofo Beach – Mozambeat Motel Review

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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Mozambique – Liquid Dive Adventures

Come to Tofo Beach, and you will hear two phrases that are intrinsically linked; “Megafauna” and “Ocean Safari”. It was these two things that brought us to Mozambique. We were determined to make 2018 the year we went swimming with whale sharks in Mozambique. What is Megafauna? Megafauna means big animals, and in Tofo Beach… Continue reading Swimming with Whale Sharks in Mozambique – Liquid Dive Adventures

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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

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Seals, Sun and Sushi – Cape Town, South Africa

I was expecting to like Cape Town, I mean everyone always told me how lovely it was, but what I wasn’t expecting was to fall completely head over heels for the place!  In January of 2015, Mr Fluskey and I hopped on a plane to the sun, sea and surprisingly tasty sushi of the Western… Continue reading Seals, Sun and Sushi – Cape Town, South Africa

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Casablanca, and Hassan II Mosque – The Perfect Day Trip from Marrakesh, Morocco

Morocco is the most fascinating country. Sitting at the mouth of Mediterranean Sea, just 9 miles from Spain and Western Europe, Morocco is a world away. Most tourists head straight for the bustle of Marrakesh to soak up the spice or the beaches of Essaouira to soak up the sun. We chose the first option… Continue reading Casablanca, and Hassan II Mosque – The Perfect Day Trip from Marrakesh, Morocco

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8.5 Reasons You Will Love Budget Travel in Egypt – Your Next Budget Destination

When you think of cheap, budget travel destinations a few ideas might spring to mind. India, Vietnam, Eastern Europe; but have you considered Egypt? Backpacking in Egypt won’t break the bank, an Egypt all inclusive can be a bargain. Even if you are just planning a full-blown Nile Cruise holiday, you’ll be surprised at how… Continue reading 8.5 Reasons You Will Love Budget Travel in Egypt – Your Next Budget Destination

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Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizons Hot Air Balloons Review

Luxor is the jewel in Egypt’s tourism crown. There are many ways to see it’s famous tombs and temples. The most exhausting being a traditional tour, on foot. The most magical, taking to the skies in one of Magic Horizon’s Hot Air Balloons! If you are looking to do something a little bit special during your… Continue reading Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizons Hot Air Balloons Review

Train · Travel

Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel

Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel