Category: Beyond Africa

Travellers’ Tales – Vicki Garside from Make Time To See The World

I created the “Travellers’ Tales” section earlier this year to give my readers and other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I would like to introduce you to Vicki Garside, a travel blogger based in Melbourne, Australia. She blogs at Make Time To See The World . I would love to hear about your holidays […]

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Beautiful Natural Costa Rican Landmarks You Won't Want to Miss

Costa Rica is a country that is known all over the world for its incredible and breathtaking natural beauty, so it is no surprise that people go there in the hopes of seeing the nation’s natural landmarks in person. To make the process of booking your itinerary easier, check out the list below of some […]

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Top 10 things to do in London with kids (or without)

Top 10 things to do in London with kids (or without) London is a family-friendly city with loads of things to do with kids. This is what my kids enjoyed on their first visit to London - in random order. However, if you don't have kids with you, then you will still enjoy them. 1. […]

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Experiencing the magic of Walt Disney World

“Here you leave today- and visit the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy.” – Walt Disney A visit to Walt Disney World is almost every child's dream - and I must admit it was on my bucket list too - the part of me that wanted to feel like a carefree child again. Often incorrectly referred […]

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Caution: This post is about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter . It contains a lot of Harry Potter jargon. Muggles (non-magical people) may not understand. If you are a muggle and have not read the books or watched the movies, read this version. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter When the Harry Potter books took […]

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Beggars around the world

Beggars are an unfortunate reality of many third world countries, and some first-world countries too. They can be discreet, demanding, precise or persistent, depending on where in the world you are. There are those with disabilities, often purposely inflicted for the very purpose of begging, (cunning) little children with puppy dog eyes (and wily ways), […]

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Photos of Mecca and Medina

Photos of Mecca         Photos of Medina                  

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London Airport Hacks – Weave Through Heathrow Airport Like a Pro

London Airport Hacks – Weave Through Heathrow Airport Like a Pro As crazy as London’s road traffic usually is, its international airports might be the same – if not crazier. The largest airport in the United Kingdom, Heathrow airport handles over 80 million international passengers annually.  For many years, it was the world's busiest airport in […]

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A little child's dream hotel - Disney All-Star Movies Resort

It has been a few months since I visited Walt Disney World in Orlando, USA. However, I felt that I should do a review on our Walt Disney hotel because it was quite different from any other hotel I’ve ever stayed in. If I had to imagine what a little child's dream hotel would be […]

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Review: Coco Key Hotel and Water Resort

During my December trip to Orlando, I spent two nights at Coco Key Hotel and Water Resort. I had been looking for a hotel that was family-friendly, and was close to Universal Studios Orlando. A complimentary shuttle service to the theme park would be a bonus. “Visit Orlando” the city’s tourism association, recommended Coco Key. […]

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Lost and found

When I started my blog about 3 years ago, I had to learn to take good photos. It took some time and I had to learn some new skills. I still cringe when I see some of my old photos. Then my husband bought me a Canon Powershot SX50 HS for my birthday. It’s easy […]

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Review: Premier Inn London Wembley Park

Premier Inn London Wembley Park Review When I was looking for a hotel in London I had three requirements. Firstly, it had to be affordable taking into account our plummeting exchange rate. Secondly, it had to be comfortable as we were going to stay there for a week. Thirdly, it had to be located near […]

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