Travel Places: 5 Tips Porto

After spending four lovely nights in Lisbon, we got on a train and headed to Porto. We bought our ticket the day before (you can pick up a ticket from any of the major stations in Lisbon), but I would recommend being a bit more organised and buying in advance here. We arrived at Porto early … Continue reading Travel Places: 5 Tips Porto

Travel Tech: Feeling LUCKY? Try this app for your next adventure

It is NOT a real problem to have, I'm fully aware of that, but if you are lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel it is sometimes overwhelming to decide where to go. With all the bloggers *cough*, travel sites, hotel booking sites and your friend's Instagram feed the world really is your oyster. … Continue reading Travel Tech: Feeling LUCKY? Try this app for your next adventure

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 5 SA Art / Tate Modern)

My London Big 5 (no.5) Cost: £0 Even though I was pretty tired (and in need of a nap after my delicious Nando's stuffing session) I was pretty sad that my day was coming to an end, but it ended on a high. South Africa has some of the world's best artists. You'll see this as … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 5 SA Art / Tate Modern)

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 4 SA Food / Nando’s)

My London Big 5 (no. 4): South African food / Nando's Cost: £13.15 Nando's - a South African brand that has made it really big globally. Few Brits seem to know that Nando's originated in our beautiful country (Johannesburg 1987 to be exact). Now, I KNOW that strictly speaking its Portuguese cuisine, but to me … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 4 SA Food / Nando’s)

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 3 African Animals / ZSL London Zoo in Camden)

My London Big 5 (no.3): African Animals / ZSL London Zoo Tickets: £24.30 From Parliament Square, I took a slight detour and walked past the beautiful St James Park then made my way back to Charing Cross station to take the Northern Line to Camden Town. Finally! I've wanted to go to the ZSL London … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 3 African Animals / ZSL London Zoo in Camden)

Travel Places: One night in Brighton

Brighton - Beautiful, beachy, blissful Brighton. Brighton is the ideal "I need to get the hell out of London for one night before I loose my mind" stay. We've all been there. Whether you are a tourist or a Londoner this city can get a bit much and Brighton is the perfect one-night getaway. As soon … Continue reading Travel Places: One night in Brighton

Travel Accessories: 5 Laptop bags to take on vacation

You might be sceptical to travel with your most priced tech positions, and I don't blame you. It's daunting to think you might damage the goods that are not only very valuable when it comes to costs but also carries a lot of personal value. You can and should have travel insurance, but isn't there … Continue reading Travel Accessories: 5 Laptop bags to take on vacation

Travel Places: Hong Kong

A few years ago we travelled to Hong Kong as part of a holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia. We spent four nights in Hong Kong which isn't nearly enough time to explore this (sensory overload) city. Finding a hotel was overwhelming enough. If you are heading that way and need a comfortable hotel I can … Continue reading Travel Places: Hong Kong

Travel Places: Visiting Keukenhof

I have previously written about Amsterdam and how visiting Keukenhof was one of the highlights of our trip. However, I only shared a couple of photos, so this one is for all the true tulip lovers out there. We had pretty high expectations going there, but nothing prepared us for the thousands of tulips that … Continue reading Travel Places: Visiting Keukenhof

Travel Places: 5 things to do in Crete, Greece

Who doesn't like island living? Warm water, white beaches and cheap pink snorkelling gear on every corner! Crete has it all... When to go: Friends gave us the valuable advice of going at the start of the season (first week in May), and boy were we treated like royalty! We arrived at the Atlantica Kalliston and … Continue reading Travel Places: 5 things to do in Crete, Greece