Being on Safari is like an addiction. The more you see the more you want to see. It feels like you just can’t get enough. Driving across the border from Namibia to Botswana, you enter the game park. With hardly a moment passing since driving into the park, two elephants grazing! The amazement has just begun. Journeyi ...
Vanuatu: Volcano to Villages, More Than A Resort Holiday
Tanna Island, Vanuatu revealed something new to me about the South Pacific that I didn’t expect.When you think of South Pacific, what’s your first thought? Does it conjure up images of lazing poolside at an island resort enjoying local hospitality, destressing from your busy days back home? And which island paradise ...
Avoid The Great Gate Airport Mistakes: 7 Easy Tips
Never chance time when you’ve got a flight to catch. You’re off to a good start – arriving to the airport with plenty of time to spare. But, that’s just stage 1 to reaching your flight on time. Stage 2 is making sure that between check-in and your flight departure you make it to your boarding gate on time. Sounds simple enough, right?
TRAVEL TO RUSSIA ‘SOLO’: 5 Myths Eliminated
As a first-timer to Russia this year, I had a stack of preconceived ideas and images about what it would be like, and not of all it was favourable. On reflection my thoughts were gravely unfounded.
It was a virtual list – just ideas in mind about day to day life, the people, how it would be to travel around, and the weather, particularly since I was going in winter and had timed my trip unknowingly just as the cold snap swept across Europe in March. My trip was a whirlwind with just a few nights in St Petersburg and the same in Moscow, connected with the fast train between the two cities (which by the way, was impressively fast and comfortable). Although, a brief visit, it didn’t take long before I busted my top five myths about Russia.
Solo Travel: Busting 7 Big Myths
There’s some myths about solo travel, and they can place real roadblocks to planning your first trip on your own. Bust the myths, and armed with some practical advice, you’ll be taking off on your first solo adventure before you know it.
A WARM & FUZZY TRAVEL POEM TO FEED THE SOUL
This is hands down, a standout memory for our solo travellers that just came back from their African Safari. How often does a tour guide capture your treasured travel memories with poem about your journey?
Alaska: Cruising the Inside Passage
Looking to cruise the Inside Passage and make discoveries along the Alaskan Pacific Coast, picking the type of cruise experience needs to match your travel style. The first place to start is to decide on your vessel; is it a big ship cruise liner or a small ship adventure? Once you’ve narrowed down some options; and ...
SCANDINAVIA: 7 Surprises Waiting To Impress
Planning a visit to Scandinavia in summer for your first time and you probably conjure up images of dramatic green landscapes, endless days of daylights with pretty flowers in bloom. But when you travel around Scandinavia it’s not long before you realise there’s a whole lot more waiting to surprise you.
DUNEDIN: Solos Escaping to Shore; Handy Tips & Hints
The question of whether to book a shore excursion via the ship’s Shore Excursions desk or make your own plans is a hot topic among cruise forums and passengers. Travelling solo, and you may be keen to have plans locked in, and know that you’re joining a group of like-minded cruise goers. However, in Dunedin it was sup ...
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