I didn’t take much notice when the cabin crew told me that only wine or beer was available in-flight due to new Czech legislation. But when I reached Prague city centre to find that all spirits had been banned I was shocked to say the least. Prague is a city of bar crawls and stag […]
As I arrived into Abuja, Nigeria, I knew my day wasn’t over just yet. Normally, as I wave goodbye to the passengers I envisage myself minutes later sunbathing by the pool, consuming some of the local alcoholic beverages or exploring the new destination that I have arrived into. But on this occasion, it was deemed […]
Everybody who’s into their flip flops knows that Brazil is THE place to buy your Havianas. Almost every foot walking the streets of Brazil sports a pair of these designer flip flops, and when you see the variety, durability and price, there’s no wonder why! Havianas are sold in almost every street in big cities […]
Fancy a trip to the Sahara? Worried about the harsh location/ incredible heat extremes/ lack of places to stay? Well forget that and get over to France for your sand dune experience with all your home comforts nearby! Dune du Pilat or Dune de Pyla as it is sometimes referred to is the biggest sand […]
After finding out that I could buy 14 bottles of lush French red wine for under £20, I couldn’t help but fall in love with the country that little bit more… I do love a bargain… And I good like a good vino…win win!!
When you don’t speak the language that the menu is written in it’s nothing unusual to just point at a random dish and hope for the best. Lesson learnt, I now know that I am not a fan of raw minced beef, known locally as tartare de boeuf…. Better luck next time!
Since returning from my trip to the Gambia a few weeks ago I have done some research into the country, the people, the way of life and the reality of Gambian men. There are a couple of reasons I came across the information that I am about to share with you. Firstly, a ‘friend’ I […]
When I found out I was going to be visiting Tokyo the first thing that came to mind were the images I had seen of the zebra crossings there. To many, being excited about seeing a zebra crossing may seem rather dull. But these aren’t just any zebra crossings, their crazily hectic zebra crossings like […]
The Giraffe Centre in Nairobi offers a unique opportunity in that they situate you on a platform level with the giraffe’s heads, allowing you to closely observe and feed them! Giraffes are generally quite timid animals, but when food is involved, these giraffes were there in a shot! As I walked into the centre I […]
The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi, is a wonderfully insightful place. Whilst visiting I had lots of fun, however I also experienced great sadness. I will explain. Fun When entering the orphanage you are greeted by the many warm, welcoming faces of the staff, they are happy to help and are clearly very enthusiastic about […]
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