Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

Piece for Foodism | Time to Shine, the Cape Winelands, South Africa

During my three months travelling eastern and southern Africa, I was lucky enough to visit the Cape Winelands in South Africa. This stunning region …
Piece for Escapism | The Drive of your Life, The Ngorongoro Crater

Piece for Escapism | The Drive of your Life, The Ngorongoro Crater

The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most incredible natural phenomena you’ll see in Eastern Africa. As you might have read in this …
Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 2

Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 2

This is a continuation of How I became a travel writer – part 1. If you haven’t yet read the first part, you can find …
Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 1

Freelance Journalism: How I became a travel writer – Part 1

If you ask a professional travel writer, ‘how did you become a travel writer’, I can guarantee, the answer will be different every time. …
Piece for Tidlrs | Top Tropical Hotel Openings for 2018

Piece for Tidlrs | Top Tropical Hotel Openings for 2018

While there is so much to love about travelling and the cultural discoveries and adventures that come with it, I do have a weakness …
Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 of the best twin centre honeymoons

Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 of the best twin centre honeymoons

I like to keep up to date with travel trends when I pitch new article ideas to editors and twin centre honeymoons are definitely …
Piece for Cheapflights | 10 things to know before you fly in a safari plane

Piece for Cheapflights | 10 things to know before you fly in a safari plane

Safari planes – where do I start? The first time I flew in one I had a complete melt-down. The second time I flew in …
Piece for Cheapflights | 12 things to do in Livingstone

Piece for Cheapflights | 12 things to do in Livingstone

It’s easy to understand why Livingstone is one of the most visited places in Zambia. It’s home to the thundering Victoria Falls, …
Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Piece for Cheapflights | 7 do’s and don’ts for road tripping the Garden Route

Since returning from three months in Africa, I’ve been commissioned to write quite a few articles on the Garden Route. This 800km stretch …
Piece for Balance Magazine | The Spice of Life

Piece for Balance Magazine | The Spice of Life

Zanzibar was one of the favourite places I visited in Africa. This was thanks partly to the beautiful Zawadi Hotel where we spent a …
Piece for Love Exploring | How to cope with flying anxiety and fear

Piece for Love Exploring | How to cope with flying anxiety and fear

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you may know I’m a little bit scared of heights. I’m generally …
Piece for Love Exploring | Explore the Garden Route, South Africa

Piece for Love Exploring | Explore the Garden Route, South Africa

The Garden Route runs between South Africa’s Eastern and Western Cape and is home to some of the country’s most staggering scenery. …
Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Becky Wiggins, EnglishMum.com

Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Becky Wiggins, EnglishMum.com

One more sleep until Christmas – eek! I thought I would share a Q&A today with the lovely Becky Wiggins of the brilliant …
Why I haven’t travelled so much this year (& a bit of exciting news!)

Why I haven’t travelled so much this year (& a bit of exciting news!)

Warning: This is a very long post – grab a cuppa and get comfy! As the year comes to an end, I’ve been re-reading …
Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 Dos and Don’ts of Planning the perfect honeymoon

Piece for Weather2Travel | 10 Dos and Don’ts of Planning the perfect honeymoon

I’ve written quite a lot on the topic of honeymoons. In my portfolio, you’ll find pieces I’ve covered for wedding magazines …
Can you ever really take a holiday as a travel writer?

Can you ever really take a holiday as a travel writer?

My recent holiday in Feurteventura was meant to be just that – a holiday. A week where I could just switch off from being a …
Guest Travel blogger Q&A | Rebecca Hall, Life Beyond Borders

Guest Travel blogger Q&A | Rebecca Hall, Life Beyond Borders

This week I’m really pleased to be featuring a Q&A with the travel writer, travel author and founder of Life Beyond …
Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Melvin Boecher, Travel Dudes

Guest Travel Blogger Q&A | Melvin Boecher, Travel Dudes

This week, I’m delighted to introduce another influential male from the travel blogging and travel writing industry. Melvin Boecher is the founder and …
Piece for Weather2Travel | Things to do when you visit Montego Bay, Jamaica

Piece for Weather2Travel | Things to do when you visit Montego Bay, Jamaica

I often write on the Caribbean, especially Jamaica, as I’ve been to the island several times in the last few years and it’…
Piece for SUITCASE | Escape to the Spice Island: Zanzibar

Piece for SUITCASE | Escape to the Spice Island: Zanzibar

During my trip to Stone Town in Zanzibar, I met Msaira Mohamed, a herbal medicine specialist or “madawa” as they’re known in Tanzania. …