• Girl standing in vineyard at Tokara in Stellenbosch, South Africa

    Cape Winelands Travel Guide

    Our itinerary for the Cape Winelands was pretty packed with vineyards considering we had a 16mth old with us. Surprisingly, I think she enjoyed this part of the trip as much as us though! Many people choose to visit the Cape Winelands as a day trip from Cape Town. We stayed for two nights though and would have happily extended it. It’s a beautiful part of the country with plenty to see and do. If you’re deciding how many nights to do make it at least one.

  • Luxury Travel

    Seven Winter Sun Destinations

    Are you wondering which Winter sun destinations are both affordable and luxurious? Then read on for my definitive list. I do not actually mind Winter, it’s more the rain and long dark days that I hate. I’m equally happy on a ski resort surrounded by snow or on a sunny beach – although I’m favouring the latter more frequently. So technically Winter is from mid December to mid March in 2019/2020. In my mind though and based on the central heating being in overdrive I think November to the beginning of April is far more accurate.  The minimum temperature for sunbathing is 23c and upwards in my opinion (sunbathing at…

  • Africa

    Our Toddler Friendly South Africa Road Trip Itinerary

    How can you experience the best of South Africa with a toddler in tow? If you follow my ultimate itinerary in a little under three-weeks you’ll see the best the country has to offer. Although I’ve written this based on our experience of visiting South Africa with a toddler this 17 night itinerary could be enjoyed by anyone.

  • Asia & Australasia

    Top 5 things to see and do on North Island, New Zealand

    The North Island of New Zealand is often overshadowed by the South Island. However it’s worth taking some time to explore the North on your trip if you have time. If you find yourself in the North these are my top 5 thing to see and do.   Coromandel Isolated bliss and white sandy beaches await in Coromandel. A short distance from Auckland, the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand’s North Island meets the east Pacific to form the Hauraki Gulf. Rarely visited old time gold-mining towns on the west are contrasted by the hippie feel of the coast. Splitting the two sides, the mountains provide endless options for walking.  Rotorua This…