Travel

The Travel category includes all travel posts by The Travel Journo, a UK Travel Blog. Here you can find travel content from around the world. Come and explore the world with me…

Travelling Southern and Eastern Africa: Where did we go?

Travelling Southern and Eastern Africa: Where did we go?

If you were following my social media and have read my Africa posts so far, you may well have got the gist of 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 …
9 Reasons you’ll Really like Reims

9 Reasons you’ll Really like Reims

Reims is a sacred town in northeastern France in the historical Champagne-Ardenne region and it’s where I began my recent trip through France’…
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’…
A Great British Stay at The (recently refurbished) Hyatt Regency London The Churchill

A Great British Stay at The (recently refurbished) Hyatt Regency London The Churchill

You may or may not have known, the Hyatt Regency London The Churchill hotel was closed for most of 2015. That’s because they were …
Dining in Babel @ Babylonstoren, The Cape Winelands

Dining in Babel @ Babylonstoren, The Cape Winelands

Our verdict on Babel: ‘Quite possibly the most colourful food you’ll ever eat’ So I decided to continue with sharing my experiences of …
Wine Tasting at Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands

Wine Tasting at Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands

If you read yesterday’s review, you will have seen that Babylonstoren is a pretty cool place to drop your bags and soak up …
Babylonstoren: A Farm Hotel in the Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren: A Farm Hotel in the Cape Winelands

Our little hire car trundled up the red earth driveway of Babylonstoren and we turned into the carpark. That’s when we saw it – …
Five Star Dining at Zawadi Hotel, Zanzibar

Five Star Dining at Zawadi Hotel, Zanzibar

One of the things that impressed me the most at Zawadi Hotel was the food. While travelling through Kenya, Zambia and Tanzania, we’d …
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 …
VIDEO: Elephants in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia

VIDEO: Elephants in the Lower Zambezi, Zambia

During our safari in Zambia, we were captivated by the many, many elephant that live and thrive in the Lower Zambezi. We shared many …
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 …
10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

10 ways to beat the post-holiday blues

Do you suffer from the post-holiday blues? There are ways to beat it! There’s no doubt about it, taking three months off to …
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 …