The Cape Malay Quarter : A Rainbow Above The City

The Cape Malay Quarter, or Bo-Kaap as it is locally known, is nestled at the foot of Signal Hill, above the city. I spent a wonderful morning soaking up the atmosphere strolling through the colourful streets a few days ago. For those of you who don’t know, I was born and grew up in Cape Town. Over the years I...

See Dubrovnik In 1 Day

Dubrovnik rooftops
I thought long and hard about writing this post because I was so disappointed with my stay in Dubrovnik. I was there for 3 nights based on what I had read, but I really should have only allowed one night. That’s why I decided to write that you could easily see Dubrovnik in 1 day. I am not sure why 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...

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...

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...

Weekend In Rome : Top 10 Attractions

Piazza Navona
Rome is a city where you are surrounded by stories of the past and I love it! The thought that I could be standing on a spot where Julius Caesar made history, for example, blows my mind. It is impossible to see all the main attractions over a weekend in Rome, but I think that you will be able...

What To Do In Český Krumlov The Fairy Tale Town

Castle Tower in Cesky Krumlov
I had read so much about Cesky Krumlov and not all of it was good. If I had based my decision on what I had read I probably wouldn't have visited. I would have missed seeing a town as pretty as any in a fairy tale. Researching what to do in Cesky Krumlov was not particularly inspiring either, but once I...

Victoria Falls Travel Guide – The Smoke That Thunders

Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is the natural border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. It is also one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World and my Victoria Falls travel guide will show you how to make the most of your visit. The falls are neither the highest, nor the widest, but they are the largest due to the sheer volume of water, estimated...

My Favourite Things To Do In Sorrento

Sorrento Harbour
If you are wondering about things to do in Sorrento then I have some great ideas for you. Sorrento was founded by the Greeks in 600 BC and was an important trading town in medieval times. It is the gateway to the Amalfi Coast and is officially on the Sorrentine Peninsular. This is a charming town with a touch...

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