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

Middle East · Review · Travel

Red Canyon, Desert & Kibbutz Life Tour – An Abraham Tour from Eilat

Is kibbutz a uniquely Israeli idea? Maybe not, there are communes throughout the world, however, I can’t think of anywhere else where governments have supplied land and funding to fledging communities in the same way. Knowing little about the kibbutz life, (other than people’s personal tales of joining one during their travel through Israel) I… Continue reading Red Canyon, Desert & Kibbutz Life Tour – An Abraham Tour from Eilat

Food · North America · Review · Travel

Discovering Venice Beach Through Food – A Secret Food Tours Review

Venice Beach is a suburb of Los Angeles but it feels like a totally different place. Eclectic shopping, relaxed pedestrian strolling and delicious tastes abound. To learn all about this chilled out spot, and to have rather a fabulous selection of dishes for lunch, we went on a Venice Beach Secret Food Tour. NB: As… Continue reading Discovering Venice Beach Through Food – A Secret Food Tours Review

Food · North America · Review · Travel

8 Foods You Must Try in New Orleans – A Sidewalk Food Tour Review

New Orleans is a culinary wonder. Influences have poured in from France, the Caribbean, the British and more recently, the Vietnamese. It has led to a city that is rightly known for its unique flavours. Creole meets Cajun, meets American, meets European. It’s quite the melting pot. So what better way to get under the… Continue reading 8 Foods You Must Try in New Orleans – A Sidewalk Food Tour Review

North America · Review · Travel

Getting Spooky with the Ghosts of New Orleans – A Ghost City Tours Review

New Orleans has an air of the macabre about it. Whether it is the city of the dead graveyards, the voodoo rituals and rights in the city’s parks of the gaunt faces of hungover bachelorettes climbing gingerly into their minivans early in the morning. With Halloween just three days away we joined Ghost City Tours… Continue reading Getting Spooky with the Ghosts of New Orleans – A Ghost City Tours Review

Africa

A Visit to The Big Hole and Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa

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

Europe · Food · Loving London · Review · Travel

Loving London – B Bakery Bus Afternoon Tea Tour of London Review

Afternoon tea is one of those must-do experiences for visitors to London, and Londoners alike. What isn’t to love about sitting for an hour or two with the ones you love whilst demolishing a selection of cakes and pastries. There are so many afternoon teas on offer around the capital that there is something to… Continue reading Loving London – B Bakery Bus Afternoon Tea Tour of London Review

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

Food · Middle East · Review · Travel

Exploring Machane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem with Delicious Israel

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