There are a few things we have picked up through our year of traveling around Europe that made our trips easier, more convenient and a lot happier. In light of our time here coming to end we thought we would share them with you and do our first ever GIVAWAY!
By Warwick Hattingh Known for its diamonds and magnificent central station, Antwerp is certainly a city to see. However when we arrived it was drizzling and miserable. We took shelter in a cosy cafe to plan our day, have a hot chocolate and wait for the last of our travel party coming from Tilburg. Here … Continue reading One day in Antwerp: Things to do and Places to see
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
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
2017 was a year of firsts for me: first proper job, first year out of Rhodes University, first time traveling, first time living overseas and really my first time out of my comfort zone. It was a year of learning, here are some of the things I learned in 2017 that I would like to … Continue reading Life lessons from 2017 to take into 2018
The festive season is in full swing and with 2018 quickly approaching, we begin to think about positive changes and new beginnings. Often these thoughts on how we can better ourselves by way of New Year Resolutions are centred around eating well, getting fit, limiting ourselves to just one glass of wine per evening out … Continue reading New Years Resolutions for Internationals
The holiday season at home in Zimbabwe is always accompanied by copious amounts of delicious Christmas cake and my grandmas/mums just happens to be the best.
With its beautiful landscape, rich history and delicious cuisine - Tuscany is a perfectly picturesque location to put on your travel bucket list. With an array of wonderful places to explore, the decision was tough but in the end, we chose to do Pisa, Lucca and Florence. We based ourselves in Firenze and took the train to … Continue reading Tuscany: Things to do and Places to see
Homesick. It is an adjective defined in the dictionary as, "experiencing a longing for one's home during a period of absence from it." Before this year, I had not felt the effects associated with this word. Now, I feel them almost every day. Did you know that 70% of students feel homesick in the early … Continue reading 7 Ways to beat Home Sickness while Studying Abroad