My Top Ten Travel Experiences on my DTour

Where do I begin and how do I cut it down to just ten? Ten seems like a lot, but I was away for 23 days and each day was filled with new experiences, whether it was new beaches, new cuisines, new countries, I truly had the trip of a lifetime, packing more into three […]

5 Things to do in 5 days in Zanzibar

Zanzibar has it all! In five days in Zanzibar I had a little bit of everything. Relaxation, luxury, culture and adventure in one short little stay. Staying at the┬áDoubleTree by Hilton, Nungwi, Zanzibar I had equal measure of luxury and relaxation. I stayed in one of their top suites on the beach front. It was […]

Upper East Side – The New Cool in Cape Town

When I discovered I was staying in the Upper East Side of Cape Town, visions of Gossip Girl and high class New Yorkers sprung to mind. Arriving towards the hotel was something quite different, the roads leading up to it were filled with factory outlet shops and from first glance I was sad to be […]

Oh Man! A Musandam Fjords Cruise in Oman.

Little did I know I would be visiting Oman on this immense journey across Africa and the Middle East, but visit Oman I did, on an exciting cruise through the Fjords. I have visited Oman once before, but not been further than the airport on a 6 hour layover on my return home from India. […]

Touring Zanzibar in Real Time.

I woke up revived to the sound of waves lightly rolling in only metres from my balcony. A relaxed start to the day with a pick up of 10am for my trip to see more of the island. My smiling guide Bakari welcomes me ‘Jambo’ he says, now a familiar greeting to me. I check […]

Picture Perfect – La Digue, Seychelles

I have tried out a new style of blog post below. I wrote this throughout the day, writing as I do, see, feel. Let me know what you think. It’s 5.30am. I’m tired. Why did I think it was a good idea to take a trip that’s started at this crazy hour? The sun is […]

Why you should stay Ras Al-Khaimah over Dubai

I spent 5 nights in Ras Al-Khaimah, WHERE? I hear you cry? Ras Al-Khaimah (RAK) is a different one of the seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates. It isn’t merely a suburb of Dubai as I had assumed but a new city and holiday destination. I hadn’t actually realised I was staying outside of […]