Category: Travel Tips

Travel In Luxury Without Breaking The Bank

Travel In Luxury Without Breaking The Bank: 7 Clever Tips Everyone is desperate to get out and travel after the long periods of lockdown and all the social distancing during the pandemic. However, as so many people have lost their jobs and businesses have gone under, most people also have restricted budgets and no one […]

Start a Travel Budget Today with These 5 Tips

Start a Travel Budget Today with These Tips There can be no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has been one of the most impactful events of our generation. Suddenly, so many aspects of our lives ground to halt. The arrival of the coronavirus forced us all to change how we shopped, went to work, spent […]

25 Tips for Travelling with Children

If you are travelling with children, it can be challenging to say the least. Constant moaning, bickering siblings, and motion sickness are just some of the problems parents have to contend with. I've been travelling with mine from the time they were babies. It's easier now that they're older but it wasn't always easy. And we’ve learnt […]

How to apply for a passport online - an easy guide

How to apply for a South African passport online How to apply for an ID online (Scroll down) South Africans can apply for a passport online , and renew their expired passports online too. Here is my detailed guide on how to do an online passport application. For updates on the How to apply for […]

Flying during Covid times – Local flight experience

Flying during Covid times – A local flight experience It had been a year since we were last on a plane . We had flown to Cape Town in March 2020 but our trip had ended abruptly when the president announced the very first lockdown and we had to rush home by car because flights […]

9 Things to do in the Garden Route

9 Things to do in the Garden Route The Garden Route is one of South Africa’s most picturesque areas. It makes an amazing road trip and holiday destination– for the whole family. Sandwiched between the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains on the one side, and the Indian Ocean on the other, the route snakes along a […]

How to plan an international trip – DIY for beginners

How to plan an international trip 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 […]

What to expect when you go on a safari

What to expect when you go on a safari Going on safari is an incredible experience, one that I personally cannot get enough of. The more I go, the more I want to go. It is also unlike any other holiday you may have been on and it is therefore helpful to know what to […]

50+ best things to do in Cape Town

Looking for things to do in Cape Town ? Read on... Cape Town, also known as South Africa’s Mother City, is consistently listed amongst the best cities in the world.  It is endowed with abundant natural beauty, many opportunities for adventure, world-class shopping and food, and captivating history. I often get asked about things to […]

7 Ways to Save on Food While Travelling

7 Ways to Save on Food While Travelling While planning a travel budget, most people commonly think that transportation and accommodation will comprise most of the expenses. However, when travelling, travellers love to snack and try out expensive restaurants for the “authentic local experience.” After checking receipts later on, they realize that they actually spent […]

Armchair Travel - 5 ways you can travel when you can't actually travel

Armchair travel - 5 ways you can travel when you can't actually travel "It’s important to remember that travel is also a state of mind, and that you don’t necessarily have to go far away to feel far away. And no matter what you do right now, don’t forget to dream about that next big […]

How to apply for a Schengen visa for Spain (with kids)

This guide applies to South African passport holders. I've said this before and I'm saying it again- you must really want to visit a Schengen country in order to go through the Schengen visa application process. Apart from UK and USA visas which are equally onerous, I don't know of any other visa which is […]

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 […]

5 Great Tips for travelling with your pet in Africa

Tips for travelling with your pet in Africa It is not an easy task to travel with your pet. This becomes more difficult if you are not a conscious owner. If you would like to travel with your pets abroad, you need to bear certain things in mind in order to have stress-free travel - […]

Sustainability in 2021 and beyond

Sustainability in 2021 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. […]

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