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How to be Charmed by Kerala’s Theatre and Munnar Tea Plantations

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Known for its verdant hills, tropical weather and laid-back lifestyle, Kerala is well worth a visit, not least for its colourful theatrical shows and a taste of the Munnar tea plantations.

Like us, you may well fly into Cochin International Airport and have some time to explore this port city, particularly Fort Kochi. We stayed at […]

5 of the Best Tips for a Magnificent Malaysia Holiday

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If you’d like to visit Southeast Asia but don’t know where to start, here are my five tips for having a magnificent Malaysia holiday. There’s a host of things to see, eat and do in this fascinating and beautiful country, with its melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences.

Get arty

George Town, […]

Top Tips for Solo Female Travel in Goa

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Four years ago I was preparing to go on a round the world trip by myself, starting with Goa in India. It was quite the adventure! Today I’m reflecting on my journey and bringing you my top tips for solo female travel in Goa.

My first stop was Ashvem, where I stayed in a fabulous […]

How to Enjoy Blissful Zanzibar Diving and Dining

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For dreamy beaches, fascinating history and exciting watersports, look no further than the African island of Zanzibar. For advice on where to go for Zanzibar diving, dining and culture, read on!

The funny thing about arriving on the island from Dar Es Salaam on mainland Tanzania is you need to go through customs and show your passport, […]

Up, Up and Away Over the Serengeti

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Over the summer I was in Africa and here are highlights from the mainland Tanzania leg of the trip, including a sunrise Serengeti hot air balloon flight and a jeep safari in an ancient volcanic crater.

Serengeti

Having already explored the Kenyan part of the Serengeti – the Maasai Mara – we entered Tanzania’s part, including the Ngorogoro […]