Traveling is an experience and an education, it is breath taking, it is a journey without a destination, it does not have to be expensive and most of all you can do it at any age! Travelling is about a mind-set where you begin to see the world your place in it, differently. Here are … Continue reading 8 Reasons why it’s Important that you make Time for Travel!
I have to admit, I am a little biased when it comes to this region of the world, after all it's home to the Big five, dusty trails and impressive five star accommodation! Singita Pamushana was started as a trust to initiate conservation schemes and promote growth within local communities in the surrounding area. Exquisite … Continue reading Why Singita Pamushana Lodge should be your next holiday destination
It's tulip season in the Netherlands, but only for two more weeks! In that time, I highly recommend you head over to Keukenhof and visit the spectacular rainbow coloured garden! Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe, is one of the largest gardens in the world and each year about seven million bulbs are planted … Continue reading Keukenhof Garden: A Rainbow on Land
Victoria Falls, 'Mosi-oa-Tunya' or 'The Smoke that Thunders' is situated on the boarder of Zimbabwe and Zambia. Being one of the seven natural wonders of the world, it is a popular tourist destination in Africa. I have been visiting the Falls since I was about five years old and it still takes my breath away! Rather … Continue reading Travel Tales: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
In my experience with travel, it involves a lot of hurry up and wait. Most flights require that you get to the airport at least three hours before your flight, tours and ferries often about half an hour before. Buses are the best because they only require you to arrive fifteen minutes before departure time. … Continue reading Tips that make waiting while traveling more fun
By Warwick Hattingh We arrived in the city of lights on a Saturday morning in mid-February. It was freezing cold and we wasted no time finding the subway in seek of our hotel! Located near the Notre Dame Cathedral, the staff at Hotel Agora gave us a very early check in at six thirty in the morning … Continue reading Two days in PARIS
By Warwick Hattingh Through our travels around Europe we have discovered that there are so many ways to make organising trips really easy! The following applications and travel sites have really made a difference for us when trying to plan a holiday. They have made getting from A to B — even if the points … Continue reading Top 10 Travel Apps for Europe
Being in the Netherlands for a year doing a Masters has its perks, like getting to travel Europe. However, being student again means we no longer have a steady paycheque, soooo here are 7 tips on how to keep travel in Europe more affordable! 1. Packed lunches This is an essential when traveling anywhere. Airports, … Continue reading 7 Tips for Cheaper Travel in Europe
After a night on the bus, we arrived in Berlin in the early hours of a chilly November morning. We promptly went into the station to warm up and find the best route to our hotel. Even though it was so early in the morning and the sun was not yet up, we managed to … Continue reading 48 hours in Berlin!
On Monday the Dutch government issued a code red, which apparently means heavy snow and bad weather. My lectures were cancelled, we were warned about train disruptions and even the Utrecht library sent students home . While the rest of the Netherlands locked their doors and turned up their radiators, I put on my long, black … Continue reading Utrecht’s Iridescent White Blanket