Surely, it is every little kids dream to get behind the bars at London Zoo and help out as a zookeeper for a day? 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… Continue reading Loving London – Zookeeper for a Day at ZSL London Zoo
If you have seen my blog post about Walking the Regent’s Canal, you will know that I am a huge fan of this stretch of canal. I will, of course, jump at the chance to hit this stretch of water in any way I can and so I was thrilled to find out about all… Continue reading Loving London – Sailing a GoBoat Along Regent’s Canal
When you think of winter activities there are few that immediately spring to mind. I bet dog sledding is one of them! That is why it has always been on our bucket list and so dog sledding in Russia was must do for our TransSiberbian travels. After a little research we found out that the… Continue reading Lake Baikal Dog Sledding – A Magical Lake Baikal Winter Tour
During our visit to Perm, a small city that is a day’s train ride from Moscow, we enlisted the help of a tour company Evrasia Travel Bureau. They set up a day tour from Perm to GULAG Perm 36 and Kungur Ice Caves.
Hopping on and off the Trans-Siberian is one of the coolest ways to explore the vast country of Russia. To see as much as possible, it is worth planning ahead booking the odd day tour. During our winter trip in 2019, we decided to arrange a day trip from Perm tour with Evrasia Travel Bureau… Continue reading Gulag Perm 36 – The Perfect Day Trip From Perm – Evrasia Travel Bureau
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
SOWETO is Johannesburg’s most infamous suburb. it was once a township out on its own. Its name is abbreviated from South Western Townships. During apartheid, it was a place to keep the black community away from central Johannesburg. However, once apartheid ended, urban sprawl invaded the borders between the Joburg and Soweto. There was a… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit Soweto on a Township Tour
The waters of the Atlantic are a treasure trove of amazing sea life. On our visit to the Portuguese island of Madeira, we decided to take a trip out on the ocean with VMT Madeira to see what we could find.
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
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 Hot Air Balloons! If you are looking to do something a little bit special during your… Continue reading Soaring Above Luxor – Magic Horizon Hot Air Balloons Review
Whether you are a “dark tourist“, a patriot or just eternally curious, then this is for you; a day trip into the DMZ, where you actually get to step foot into North Korea. The Morning It was a very painful awakening when our alarms went off collectively at 06:00. Suddenly, a night of delicious sticky… Continue reading Entering Korea’s DMZ – A JSA, Imjingak and Third Tunnel Tour.
Getting to Barcelona Our flight from Rome to Barcelona only took us about an hour. The Terravision coach from the airport into town took us slightly longer. Barcelona Girona Airport is very far from the city, I believe it is just called Girona by the rest of the world, but Ryanair is still promoting it… Continue reading Barcelona, Spain – La Merce Festival