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The five stupidest things I’ve done while travelling

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Now this sounds good. You must have been up all night narrowing this list down to five… Hey, not so fast. I may have made my fair share of mistakes in my younger years but I like to think of myself as a pretty savvy Grown-up Traveller these days. Savvy, perhaps. Pretty, no… All of […]

6 of the best…breakfast joints in London

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London is bursting at the seams with places to see and things to do, but you still have to eat, right? If you’ve never had a proper English breakfast, then you don’t know what you’re missing – apart from several hundred calories. In the past the humble transport cafe was the place to go for […]

6 of the best…places to eat in City West, Berlin

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So the time has finally come. Today I’m going to give you access to my own personal hotlist of places to have a great meal in the City West area of Berlin. That’s around the Kurfurstendamm in former West Berlin, to those of us of a certain age. You know I’ve been trying to get […]

A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part One)

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This article is part of the series “A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium” A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part One) A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Bruges (Part Two) A Short Break in Flanders, Belgium – Antwerp   So, Belgium…it’s been a while. I have history with this tiny country, including […]

Destination Riga: A winter cruise, great views and excellent craft booze

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Okay – first of all, I sincerely apologise for the crappy title, but I just couldn’t resist it. With that out of the way, let me get on with the story. Last month I took part in the inaugural Nordic TB Summit – a gathering of the best travel bloggers from the Nordic TB collective. […]

The positive impact of tourism – visiting Imvelo’s social projects in Zimbabwe

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Going on safari in Africa – it’s hard to think of any other travel experience that holds the same allure. Exotic, adventurous, wild…perhaps with a tinge of danger to add to the excitement? Often described as a ‘once in a lifetime’ activity, a safari holiday is certainly high on many a bucket list. I would argue […]

Best destinations for seeing elephants in Africa

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Elephants are among Africa’s five most iconic animals, popularly referred to as ‘The Big Five’. For all African safari adventure goers, seeing an elephant in its natural habitat  is an undoubted must- see but where are the best places to spot them? From Botswana to Namibia, we take you through the best destinations for seeing […]

Flight report: Etihad A330 Business Class Frankfurt to Johannesburg via Abu Dhabi

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Photo credit: Etihad A330 via photopin (license) Introduction Yes, I made it back to the front of the plane. Look, it’s been a year, okay? My last splurge was in April 2015, when I blew the last of my United miles on a combination of Lufthansa and South African Airways flights in Business Class. I […]