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Living the dream: Biggest challenges faced by Digital Nomads during their travels

Digital nomads, otherwise known as location-independent professionals, are living what most people would call “the dream.” They have the freedom to work whenever they want, wherever they want, and as often as they want, doing whatever they want… That’s a life that many people want but aren’t ready for. You see it all the time […]

9 amazing books about Africa that you must read

In keeping with the Africa theme on this blog, here are 9 Books about Africa that you must read, As a child I was a voracious bookworm. I frequented libraries and bookshops and devoured mysteries and fantasies, at every opportunity I got. Then came a few years where books took a backseat as other priorities came […]

8 Fascinating Books on India you must read

“I love books. I love that moment when you open one and sink into it, you can escape from the world, into a story that's way more interesting than yours will ever be.” ― Elisabet Scott I've written a post about books to read on Africa, so I decided to compile a list of books on […]

Traveling abroad for the first time : 5 Useful Tips & Tricks

Traveling is an incredibly fulfilling and sometimes even life-changing experience, and it’s the ideal way to step out of your comfort zone and explore the wonders of the world. However, going abroad can also be a confusing and intimidating endeavor, especially when it comes to first-timers. But as long as you prepare in advance, your […]

2019 - My year in review

2019 turned out to be a good year in travel for me, despite a slow start. I visited eight countries, three of them for the first time - bringing my total country count to 47. As the year ends, I am relaxing at home, recovering from one of the most hectic trips I’ve ever been […]

Sustainability in 2020 and beyond

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” Robert Swan The statistics are mind-boggling: In 2016, the world’s’ cities generated over 2 billion tonnes of solid waste, amounting to a footprint of 0.74 kilograms per person per day. This is only expected to increase. An estimated five trillion plastic […]

How to plan an international trip – DIY for beginners

These days, booking a trip yourself has become infinitely easier with the Internet. However, people often say that they prefer to use travel agents because they are afraid to plan a trip themselves – afraid of doing something wrong, afraid of booking the wrong flights, afraid of booking accommodation in the wrong area etc. It […]

Travellers' Tales Around The World

I started the “Travellers’ Tales” section in 2016 and I have now published over 120 interviews. Over hundred travelers from around the world have shared their fascinating travels on my blog thus far. Find the links to their interviews below. Are you looking for travel inspiration? Do you enjoy reading Travellers' Tales ? Travellers from around the world talk […]

I am now a Luxuria Lifestyle Amabassador

I am pleased to announce that I am now a member of the editorial team & a VIP Brand Ambassador for Luxuria Lifestyle South Africa and Luxuria Lifestyle International Magazine. Luxuria Lifestyle International is one of the world’s leading online luxury lifestyle magazines, reviewing and reporting on the world of luxury - with offices strategically […]

Seven items you can’t do without in your holiday travels

Are you planning to go on a holiday soon? Whether you’ll be jetting off to a faraway destination or going on a road trip along South Africa’s beautiful routes, it is important to stay prepared for anything that may come your way in your travels. To make sure nothing spoils your holiday, we’ve put together […]

Savannas Before Studies: Head to Southern Africa Before Heading to College

Savannas Before Studies: Head to Southern Africa Before Heading to College There’s no better time to take a gap year than between graduating high school and commencing college, and you should certainly consider spending part of it exploring Southern Africa. Whether you’re among the 48% looking to volunteer, or the 85% seeking to travel and experience […]

39 signs that you are a travel addict

My earliest travel memory, apart from a safari in Kruger National Park, was when I was seven years old. I travelled with my family from South Africa to India, on my first international trip. That trip instilled a love of travel within me, which has never left me. I am a self-confessed travel addict. Are […]

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