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
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!
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 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
It has been pretty chilly in the Netherlands and all around Europe this week thanks to 'the beast from the east'! Now normally, I am the first to complain about the cold weather but I have learned that with freezing temperatures comes hot chocolate, snow ball fights, winter wonderlands, snowmen and even ice-skating on the … Continue reading Quotes to help you Bare the Winter Weather with a Smile
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