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Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Zambezi River, Batoka Gorge, Zimbabwe

Rafters on Zambezi from Gorges Lodge

This is the view from the bar at Gorges Lodge. Not bad, eh? I’ll be reviewing this spectacular accommodation soon so expect more jaw-dropping photographs and video clips. If you look closely you’ll see a group of white-water rafters who have come from Victoria Falls, a few kilometres upriver. Most groups finish here and are […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Hippo in the Zambezi River, Zimbabwe

Easy to miss this hippo watching us pass on a sunset cruise on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe

It’s easy to miss this big fella watching us carefully as we drift past on a sunset cruise on the Zambezi in Zimbabwe. This was a wonderful way to relax after a busy day of activities in Victoria Falls and before the evening’s entertainment began… #zimbabwesafari2014

Our next big adventure starts next week – Zimbabwe


Today we’re really excited to be able to share some details about our next amazing trip. Next week Grown-up Travel Guide returns to Africa! You’ll be able to keep up with my journey by following the #zimbabwesafari2014 hashtag on social media (Twitter, Google +, Facebook, Instagram etc.) and of course right here. In what promises […]

Making the most of your money in Egypt

Jeremy Page

Looking to experience Egypt without busting your travel budget? While it’s not one of the most expensive holiday destinations – especially if you take advantage of one of the cheap holidays from – there are so many sights to see that a little advance planning can help you get the most for your money. For starters, […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Cascade Chamarel, Black River Gorge, Mauritius

Waterfalls, Mauritius

  The highest waterfalls on the island of Mauritius, Cascade Chamarel (Chamerel Waterfalls) drop almost 100m into the depths of the Black River Gorge. This view is from the Chamarel Seven Colored Earth reserve and a day trip out here makes for a pleasant change from the beach

Travel advice for post-Arab Spring destinations – Morocco


Almost 18 months since the protests in Tunisia set off a chain of events which became known as the Arab Spring, each of the affected countries in the Middle East and North Africa is facing its own challenges and opportunities. Many of these countries were heavily reliant on foreign visitors and statistics show catastrophic falls in […]