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4 Top Tips for the Perfect Family Holiday


Image from Pexels Organizing a family holiday can be like planning a military operation: unless you’re careful, there are a number of logistical bombshells that can quickly send you ballistic—especially if you’re traveling with a short-tempered squadron of kids. As commanding officer (we’ll stop soon, we promise) of your own personal army, however, it’s your […]

Accommodation Review: Kumbali Country Lodge, Lilongwe, Malawi

Kumbali restaurant and bar

What we tell people: A wonderful place to stay just 8km from the centre of town, Kumbali offers peace and tranquility and neatly combines old-fashioned English country house ambience with African style and design. The restaurant serves some of the best cuisine in Lilongwe, the grounds are beautiful and service is friendly. No wonder Madonna […]

Hotel Review – Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, London, England


Image (c) 2015 Hampton Remember we were in London last month for some more Pottering about? As detailed in the pre-trip itinerary that was published a few days beforehand I had made arrangements to stay at two different hotels in order to se different parts of the city and review them. On the first night in […]

A week in Malawi – truly the warm heart of Africa

Fishermen on Lake Malawi

Introduction Earlier this year I organized what could be described as the “working trip of a lifetime”. Stay with me here – basically I managed to turn three separate business trips to Africa into an entire month spent on the world’s most exciting continent, which is quite a result as I am sure you will […]

Things You Must Know Before Renting or Owning a Holiday Home


Photo credit: tubblesnap Alexander The Great Pool via photopin (license) The December holidays are around the corner and the weather is pretty awesome. Many individuals considering investing in a holiday home. Whether you want to buy or rent, a holiday home is a great investment that requires a lot of commitment. Therefore, this isn’t the […]