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Win a Kobo Aura H20 at the Kobo #BeachBookReady Pop-up beach

Win a Kobo Aura H20 at the Kobo #BeachBookReady Pop-up beach

Sponsored by Rakuten Kobo FYI – This event is now over and the competition is closed.  I’m always looking for ways to lighten my …
The Champagne Trail: A 4 Day itinerary through the Marne Valley

The Champagne Trail: A 4 Day itinerary through the Marne Valley

Well hello there lovely blog readers. After writing my piece about Reims, I wanted to share my highlights of my recent trip through the …
Top 20 Favourite blog posts from Four years in Blogging

Top 20 Favourite blog posts from Four years in Blogging

Wow, I can’t believe that my blog has just turned four years old. Not only does it remind me of how far I’…
Cocktails and Hot Water Bottles at The Churchill Bar & Terrace

Cocktails and Hot Water Bottles at The Churchill Bar & Terrace

One of the things you’ll probably spot when you approach the Hyatt Regency London The Churchill Hotel is the terrace of The Churchill …
Top 10 Romantic Destinations around the World

Top 10 Romantic Destinations around the World

Romantic destinations can come in all shapes and forms. You may have found love on the tube, taken your first romantic date to the …
A Paradise Stay at Zawadi Hotel, Zanzibar

A Paradise Stay at Zawadi Hotel, Zanzibar

I’ll be frank. When we first landed in Zanzibar, I wasn’t feeling totally enamoured with the place. This is a story for …
The Travel Journo’s Travel Wishlist for 2017

The Travel Journo’s Travel Wishlist for 2017

After a few weeks of being back on home soil, my mind is back on travel, so I thought it was time to compile …
11 Types of Travel I’ll be doing more of in 2017

11 Types of Travel I’ll be doing more of in 2017

One of the things I learned from travelling through eastern and southern Africa, was that there are so many different types of travel experiences …
Time for a new name: Hello The Travel Journo

Time for a new name: Hello The Travel Journo

So… I have some pretty big news. The blog is getting a new name and if you’ve already spotted my Facebook, you may …
Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Safari in Zambia: The Plight for Elephants in Africa

Within minutes of landing in the Lower Zambezi National Park, we witnessed two elephants playing in the water and I was instantly captivated by …
Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Skiing in Norway: Your Mini Guide to Geilo

Well, I’ve landed back into Blighty and let’s just say, London feels a little chillier than the sunny climes of Africa where …
Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

Our Christmas Day on the top of Table Mountain

The small matter of how Mr C and I would spend Christmas in South Africa was something we discussed again, and again, and again. …
Wow, what a year! My Travel Highlights of 2016

Wow, what a year! My Travel Highlights of 2016

I think I can safely say that 2016 has been my most adventurous and eventful year in travel so far. Planning a destination wedding in …
Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

Highlights from a Birthday in Cape Town

On the 19th December, I celebrated my birthday in Cape Town. After a week driving the Garden Route and another week dotting between various …
Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

Let me introduce you to Msambweni Beach House

‘Come this way’, said Terri, smiling, handing us a fresh, cool fruit juice. We had arrived at Msambweni Beach House – and that’s when …
A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

A Gorgeous Stay at Gibb’s Farm, Tanzania

‘Karibu!’ say Langare and Lesikar as we arrive at Gibb’s Farm. These cheery chaps dressed in traditional shukas, rubber tyre sandals and Maasai …
A Beautiful Stay at Nimali, Tanzania

A Beautiful Stay at Nimali, Tanzania

I never thought I’d be eating fish and chips in the middle of Tanzania. But after a 2.5 hour drive from Arusha, we landed …
Things to do at Anabezi safari camp, Zambia

Things to do at Anabezi safari camp, Zambia

If you can tear yourself away from its beautiful guest rooms, the safari activities at Anabezi tented camp are brilliant. Here are 8 of the …
A Canoe Trip down the Great Zambezi River

A Canoe Trip down the Great Zambezi River

After an unforgettable few days at Sausage Tree Camp, it was time to head up the river to Anabezi – a second luxury tented camp …
An Ultra-Exclusive Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

An Ultra-Exclusive Stay at Sausage Tree Camp, Zambia

The moment we touched down onto the Jeki airstrip in Zambia, we knew our experience of Sausage Tree Camp would be one to remember. …