10 days in Cuba

  Travelling to Cuba? If you’re thinking of heading to Cuba, now is the time. The country is rapidly changing and opening up, which is excellent news for both the locals and travellers wanting to make their way there. The logistics of travel to Cuba has never been easier, with AirBnB listings, new hotels planned…

2 weeks in Italy

With 2 weeks in Italy you’ll have enough time to cover the highlights – art, culture, history, food and shopping, but you’ll need to make a choice – north or south? There’s so much to see and do in Italy, any travel plans you make will be full of compromises. As I’ve covered more of…

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…

An Ideal Weekend in Sydney

The Harbour City is the perfect destination for a weekend break. Offering delicious dining and sophisticated wining options, as well as world class entertainment, Sydney has something for everyone. The jewel in Sydney’s crown is undoubtedly Sydney Harbour, and the city’s spectacular setting in beautiful natural surrounds. There are always plenty of things to do…

2 Days in Belfast, Northern Ireland

The city of Belfast lies in the province of Ulster and is the second largest city on the Isle of Eire. The city was founded by the Celts, who named the city after the sandbanks that formed around the mouth of the river Farset. The Vikings attacked, raided and settled all along the coast, bequeathing…

3 days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur offers a variety of attractions to visitors to this South East Asian hub. A heady mix of old and new, Kuala Lumpur boasts shiny glass and steel skyscrapers sharing space with narrow winding streets overlooked by colonial shopfronts, bright neon shopping malls and green parks aflutter with birdlife, and…

3 days in Berlin, Germany

Buzzy, vibrant, gritty, grown up – Berlin is all of these and much more besides. A polarised, dissected, ravaged city, Berlin has seen her fair share of recent 20th century history and still she rises, still she stands. If you have the time, a week or two in Germany’s capital is perfect; failing that, this…