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Nosy Be: An island off Madagascar

Madagascar is a country often considered to be off the beaten track for many travellers and holiday makers. It is difficult and expensive to get to, with no direct flights from the UK, resulting in the need to fly via one of the mainland African cities, such as Nairobi, or Johannesburg, or to stop off in Reunion Island. However, for …

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Top 10 Sexiest Women of Argentina

It’s Friday afternoon so let’s mix things up and talk about “pop culture”. After a week of hard-nosed investigative research, I’m finally ready to unveil the top 10 women you should know from Argentina. It was a long and tireless process but with the help of some Argentine friends (and google images) I’ve put together a well thought out list …

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How To: Get More From Your Tour

When I started out on this T2T project one of first things I told myself was to avoid guided tours at all costs. I thought there was no way I could submerge myself into a new culture while being herded around like sheep (dressed in tropical shirts and socks with sandals). The truth is however, tours aren’t all bad. Sometimes …

How to Pack and Travel Smart

We all think of the magnificent sights and sounds that we are going to experience at our destination. But one of the most important aspects of our trip takes place before we even step out of the door. Yes, packing is not the most glamorous part of travelling, but if done incorrectly, it can lead to some of the most …

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Bitten by the cruise bug?

An opportunity to see some of the most exquisite sites in the world, in a luxury floating resort, enjoying the finest food, best entertainment and five star service? It’s little wonder that so many holiday makers agree that luxury cruises are the only way to vacation. Thanks to the huge number of destinations which are now offered, either from UK …