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Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

Fish Eagle attacks

Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]

Hotel Review – Sopot Marriott Resort & Spa, Poland

View from beach road of outside bar

If you came here from my article describing the fun I had in Sopot, you will already be aware that I loved this hotel. If you didn’t, you are now up to speed with the rest of the readers. I reached that verdict after visiting for four nights in October 2017 (see picture above) when […]

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

In Bruges FTW

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 […]

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

Ngamo welcome

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 […]

Hotel Review – La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda, La Garrotxa, Spain

La Rectoria view from pool

It’s probably best to start this article by making it clear that this is not going to be a regular hotel report, because this is not a regular hotel. When you stay here – and stay here you should – you are getting so much more than a roof over your head and a bed to […]

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

Seat

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 […]

Exploring Poland’s Tricity Area – Sopot

Sopot Pier 2

This article is part one of the series “Exploring Poland’s Tricity Area” Exploring Poland’s Tricity Area – Sopot Exploring Poland’s Tricity Area – Gdynia Exploring Poland’s Tricity Area – Gdansk   This #PomorskieAdventures and #LifestylePolen campaign was masterminded by the Nordic Travel Bloggers collective working together with the Pomorskie (aka Pomerania) Regional Tourist Organisation. The […]

The German Wurst Adventure: Part Six – Munich

Munich city tour 18

This article is the final part of the series “The German Wurst Adventure” “Teaser” with original itinerary The German Wurst Adventure: Part One – Berlin The German Wurst Adventure: Part Two – Weimar The German Wurst Adventure: Part Three – Erfurt The German Wurst Adventure: Part Four – Nuremberg The German Wurst Adventure: Part Five – Coburg The German Wurst […]