8 fabulous game lodges in South Africa to add to your bucket list

Leopard

  South Africa is one of my favourite destinations worldwide. Often described as a “world in one country” it really does offer visitors everything they could possibly want and more – with stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, a great climate, good food and wine, and of course amazing wildlife South Africa should be on everyone’s bucket […]

A guide to how and where to travel in Croatia by ferry or catamaran

Croatia by ferry

If you are on a Croatian holiday one of the best ways to explore the country is by ferry or catamaran. The vast cultural treasure of Croatia with its diverse landscapes and thousands of islands has numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites. Croatia’s coastline boasts of thousands of islands each with their own unique landscape. If […]

A guide to 10 of the best train journeys in India

I am excited to share this guest post from Rohit who shares his guide to 10 of the best train journeys in India. If you are planning to travel to India I am sure this post will inspire you to include some rail journeys into your itinerary.    I’m a huge fan of train journeys. […]

7 Croatia World Heritage Sites to add to your Croatian travel itinerary

Croatia World Heritage Sites

Chances are, if you visit Croatia, you will inevitably visit one or more of the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the country. Whilst three of the sites are shared with other countries seven are contained within the country’s borders. Plitvice Lakes is considered to be one of the most beautiful national parks in the […]

The best Lake District books to read before you visit (fiction and non-fiction)

Lake District books - beautiful picture of the lakes

The home of, and inspiration to, numerous authors over the past few hundred years the Lake District in England is a popular destination for book lovers. In this article I have included a selection of books about the Lake District (or books set in the Lake District) for everyone young and old. Included are some […]

15 most beautiful towns in Switzerland to visit (includes map)

most beautiful towns in Switzerland

I have lived and worked in Switzerland and visited family living there many times so it is a country I know well. Some of the first things I am asked when people realise I have lived there are Where are the best places to visit in Switzerland? (Which are the best cities in Switzerland? The […]