Category: Travel Tips

12 Tips for Travelling to Namibia

Namibia is unlike any other country I’ve been to before and I made a few mistakes when travelling there for the first time. However, I have learnt from the experience. Here are my tips for travelling to Namibia . There are 4 main aspects to consider when travelling to Namibia on a DIY trip:  flights […]

What to expect 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 expect when going on your first safari. 1. Early […]

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 deal with emergencies when travelling

Several years ago I was on a cruise in the Caribbean Seas. While having fun at sea one day we heard about a tragedy that occurred there. A young boy had been ice skating on the onboard skating rink when he tripped and fell. Another skater happened to be passing him at the same time […]

5 Ways to make your Hotel Room feel like home

Sometimes, no matter how amazing our travels are, we get a little homesick. It happens to the best of us. The constant moving between hotel rooms, the exhausting overnight bus journeys, the fear of being scammed and the ever-present dodgy tummy can take their toll. At times like these, the only place we want to […]

How to apply for a UAE Visa online 

This is a guide on how to apply for a UAE Visa online if you are flying with Emirates Click here if you would like to apply for a South African passport online. Visa applications are such a schlep. I’d be delighted if visas were abolished forever. It would make travel so much easier and […]

The Where, When, and How of Whale Watching in Greenland

Whale Watching in Greenland: The Where, When, and How The first thing you’re probably thinking here is: Why go whale watching in Greenland in the first place? Aren’t there a lot of other places around the world where you can go Whale watching? Australia, for instance, has whales, and is a lot warmer! The most […]

Top Tips for Emigrating from South Africa

This is a guest post by Fazlin Karriem . Emigration can be a daunting experience, and rightly so. Because it tends to be a once-off undertaking for most, should you make the big move overseas it will presumably be your first. Unlike merely working overseas, relocating or emigrating have their own, myriad challenges. As such, I […]

What to Pack on Your African Safari

You're heading to the Mother Land for the trip of a lifetime. You can't wait to see elephants, giraffes, rhinos, leopards, birds and all of the other animals that live in the grasslands of Africa. But you're at a loss for what to pack. Take a look at the following checklist for what to pack […]

Planning a holiday to please the whole family

The annual family vacation is a time that we all look forward to, but deciding where to go and planning it can be a real challenge! With large families that have a diverse range of likes and members of various age groups, planning a holiday that offers something for everyone can be really tricky. Here […]

How To Become A Travel Blogger

Twenty years ago, travel blogging as a professional career was probably unheard of. These days, it sounds like a dream job. There are tons of travel bloggers, travelling around the world, writing about it and making money from it. However, it isn't as easy as it looks.  There is a lot of hard work that […]

Avoid road rage in the city, by heading to the great outdoors

If you’re planning a holiday road trip away from the congested city highways, why not head to the great outdoors for an off-road driving experience?  You can expect lots of fun and the incredible thrill of putting your SUV through its paces on an off-road adventure. While driving through the wonderful outdoors can be exciting, […]

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