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!
Music is a must have when travelling — whether it's waiting for hours at the airport, sitting on the train, driving or queuing for the bus — some good earphones and a great playlist will make the time pass a lot quicker (and get you into the travel mood). We have made a list of … Continue reading 50 Travel songs to put on your Playlist
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!
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
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
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
For all the Zimbabweans who "ache" to be home, in Zimbabwe. The Zulu word "Dela" directly translated means abandon, despair and surrender. However, it can be used to suggest that one has "had enough of a thing," that something has "stretched too long," "to look for something," or "to have satisfaction." I am hoping that we … Continue reading “I Burn for You”
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