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5 Unbelievable Stops for a Beautiful Bali Road Trip

By |June 4th, 2017

Are you interested in a Bali road trip but don’t know where or how to start? It is one of the world’s most impressive islands and at 95 miles wide and 70 miles from north to south, it is definitely driveable. Many people seem to stop at Kuta and Seminyak and think the island is […]

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

By |April 17th, 2017

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 […]

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, […]

Up, Up and Away Over the Serengeti

By |December 30th, 2016

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 […]

How to Experience Montreal Like A Local

By |March 31st, 2015

It’s great to explore a place by yourself, but there’s nothing like having an insider’s perspective of where to go and what to do. When Steeve and I arrived in Montreal – in the French-speaking province of Quebec in Canada – we were lucky to enough to be shown around by Steeve’s relatives Gérard and Lydie, […]