Climbing Kilimanjaro: The Rongai Route

When I first started thinking about climbing Kilimanjaro, the logistics of even just getting started seemed difficult enough. There was so much to think about – the best time to climb, which operator to choose, how to train, what I should wear, which route I should choose to ascend to Africa’s highest peak? I’d previously…

See more of British Columbia this summer

The summer may be winding down, but your holiday is only beginning. If you want to see as much of British Columbia as possible, don’t consider flying to a remote local or relying on public transportation to get you from city to city. That’s no way to see the province, especially when you have your…

Travelling to Cuba independently

Cuba is arguably the hottest destination in the world right now, with many making plans for travelling to Cuba. The country has always exerted a magnetic pull and never more than now, with the thawing relations with the U.S., many are putting Cuba at the top of their travel lists. Obama’s recent visit to the…

Top 5 places to eat in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Zanzibari cuisine is a wonderful mish mash of cuisines, reflecting the melting pot of cultures that make up this semi autonomous island off the coast of Tanzania. There are curries laced with exotic spices, grilled meats and seafood, Zanzibari pizza – the choices are endless and mouthwatering. Here are my top 5 places to eat…

Tips for Travel: Choosing the Perfect Car Seat for Your Kids

Who doesn’t love a road trip? Whether you’re a visitor to the city or a local Londoner looking for a family weekend away, there’s plenty of countryside around London to explore like Stonehenge or Bath, or even further afield, like a visit to Scotland. Before hitting the motorway though, there’s a number of things you’ll…

10 ethical tour options: Travel the world and make a difference

Make 2016 the year that you discover the world and make a positive impact while you do it. Why not sight see, immerse yourself in diverse cultures, meet the unique people that make their countries so intriguing, and support their communities at the same time via these 10 ethical tour options? With Visit.org you can!…

24 Hours in Nairobi

Long established as a stopover city from British colonial times when the Mombasa-Kampala railway was being built, Nairobi is Kenya’s busy, bustling capital. There are skyscrapers in the city centre, traffic clogged roads and red dust swirling in the streets; but there’s also vibrant lilac jacarandas, the green spaces of Nairobi National Park and vendors…

Top 5 Things to Pack for a Safari

Going on safari in the Serengeti was one of the most amazing travel experiences of my life, right up there with seeing the Northern Lights and cruising the Galapagos Islands. But going on safari isn’t all fun and games – the dust, the discomfort of sitting for long periods, the bumpy roads and the heat…