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5 Fascinating Things to Do on the Thai Islands

By |August 20th, 2017

If you’re looking for things to do on the Thai islands, rest assured there’s more to occupy your time than beaches and Full Moon Parties. Thailand has a rich culture, a variety of tourist-friendly islands and some surprises, so here are my top tips!

Visit the tomb of a mummified monk

On the island of […]

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? One of the world’s most magical islands, it is great to explore by car. Many people seem to stop at Kuta and Seminyak and think the island is just about designer shops and bars. It’s so much more […]

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 […]