Staying At The Luxurious Leopard Rock Hotel

Leopard Rock
If you are looking for a secret hideaway to escape from the rat race then look no further than the beautiful Leopard Rock Hotel, tucked away in the foothills of the Bvumba Mountains (Drizzle Mountains in the local dialect) of Zimbabwe’s Eastern Highlands. The hotel first opened its doors in 1946 and could originally accommodate up to 40 guests, but...

Cappadocia Day Tour : The Green Route

Cappadocia
A Cappadocia day tour is the easiest way to explore the vast region. There are numerous companies that offer these tours and essentially they all cover the same areas. The reception of the Bedrock Cave Hotel arranged everything for me, so I only had to decide between the Red, Green or Blue tour. I opted for the Green Tour that covers...

The Definitive Penang Travel Guide

Chinese Lanterns Penang
In 2009, when I first visited, I hunted in vain for a Penang Travel Guide. There was so little information available then which frustrated me enormously.  I had to use the old school way and carry a heavy book with me. Do you remember those days? Now I wouldn't dream of it. All my travel info is digital and I'm...

Bali Foodie Guide Filled With Delicious Ideas

Breakfast in Bali
If you are heading to Bali for the first time I have to warn you that is is a foodies paradise.  There is so much to choose from so here's my Bali foodie guide to help make your decisions a little easier. Bali was so much more than I’ve hoped for, but if I had to choose one word to describe...

Discover Johannesburg Street Art

Street art tag Johannesburg
Whenever I am in Johannesburg I am on a mission that usually involves shopping, wining and dining. I never have enough time to go sightseeing. On this visit, I determined to explore more of the Johannesburg Street Art scene. I looked for an expert to enlighten me and the natural choice was Jo Buitendach of Past Experiences.   Falko is one...

10 Of The Best World Heritage Sites In Italy

The Grand Canal Venice Italy
I have a fascination with World Heritage Sites.  I can't really explain why, but my logic says that if it is unique and worth preserving for posterity, then it must be worth seeing. With that in mind, I decided to put together what I believe to be 10 of the best world heritage sites in Italy. When I was thinking...

Sydney Food Guide: Where to Eat & Drink When in Sydney

Sydney Food guide - Source: Alistair McLellan
No foodie can resist the allure of Sydney’s delightful flavours. From chic restaurants with artful food arrangements to relaxed bars with refreshing drinks, Sydney is a true haven for foodies. My Sydney food guide will point you in the right direction, whether you’re looking for traditional dishes with an Aussie twist or a truly unusual treat, this popular metropolis...

A Flying Visit To See Naples In One Day

Naples
If you are heading to the Amalfi Coast or Southern Italy you must add Naples to your itinerary. Even if you are pressed for time I found that it was easy to visit Naples in one day. I like to research a place that I am planning on visiting in some depth. Isn’t it amazing how what we read influences...

See The Best Sights In Maputo In A Day

Maputo Beach
If you are planning a trip to Mozambique you will probably fly into the capital city, Maputo. It is worth spending a day exploring the best sights in Maputo before heading further afield. Mozambique was originally a Portuguese Colony. These influences can still be seen dotted around the city, but much the city was destroyed during the civil war that...

Göreme Cappadocia Travel Guide : Discover The Magic

Turkish rugs
I made up my mind to go ballooning in Cappadocia but I had no idea of what else the region had to offer. When I searched for Göreme Cappadocia Travel Guide there was surprisingly little information available so I arrived with no preconceived ideas. Göreme was voted one of the 16 most beautiful towns in the world. It is a...

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