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Top Tips for Solo Female Travel in Goa

By |January 19th, 2017

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

By |January 17th, 2017

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, […]

Kelowna: A Taste of Canada’s Wine (and Spirits) Country

By |September 2nd, 2014

It may not have the year-round sunshine of California, but Canada has a proud local wine industry. Despite the nation’s chilly reputation, the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia enjoys warm summers and nurtures almost 10,000 acres of vineyards. We headed to the upmarket lakeside city of Kelowna, in the heart of this wine region, to […]

Baby Turtles Hatching on Tioman Island

By |August 10th, 2014

Have you ever seen one of those nature documentaries where hundreds of tiny turtles hatch out of their eggs and crawl across the sand into the sea, to start their aquatic lives? In one of the most special moments of my trip so far, I was honoured to witness this for myself on the […]

How to Find the Most Relaxed and Beautiful Bali Beaches

By |July 21st, 2014

My favourite Bali beaches – the most relaxed and naturally beautiful – were at the west coast resorts of Balian and Canggu, where we concluded our tour of this wonderful island.

The journey

Having clocked up many miles visiting Bali beaches by taxi, we learned that you can travel the route from Permuteran to the small […]