When does a tourist become a traveller?

To be a tourist is almost as bad as to be a terrorist, some smart people say. Tourists are eating, swallowing, consuming zombies who visit attractions and leave a place without understanding a thing about it. A traveller, on the other hand, will drink in the local culture like a connoisseur. Recently, I was a […]
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From the Drakensberg to the Jungfrau slopes:- A story of a beginner world traveller!

From a WhatsApp message in December to boarding the aircraft in March … from the Drakensberg to the Alps! My first tour overseas was really an eye-opener; something that showed me how small my world really is. And how I only thought that I was informed. It was an experience of learning how much there […]
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A weekend on an island

We spent the weekend on the Isle of Wight for Anton’s birthday. We booked two nights at the most beautiful Dunnose Magna Bed & Breakfast – a chocolate box pretty house with the most wonderful owners, Bill and Jayne Nigh, and their pets Hovis, Bella and Mishka Pavlova. It was a privilege to experience the […]
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A HEAVY matter – what one should take along and what should be left behind

When travelling or migrating, one of the most difficult questions is what one should take along and what should be left behind. Sometimes emotions prevail and what you decide on, will be of little use when you eventually arrive at your destination. Windows and beds, for example, are not the same standard size all over […]
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Nedbank South African Charity Golf Day Celebrations

The Nedbank South African Charity Golf Day will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Friday 15 September 2017 at Burhill Golf Club in Surrey, England. To date they have distributed more than £1.8 million (GBP) to registered South African charity beneficiaries. This year alone, with a committee that operates voluntarily, they anticipate to fundraise more than […]
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Batumi Apartment – One of our top picks in Batumi – Georgia

This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Batumi Apartment offers accommodations in Batumi, just 600 m from Aquapark Batumi. Batumi Apartment features views of the mountains and is 1.9 km from Dolphinarium. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator and a stovetop, as well as a coffee machine. A flat-screen TV with satellite […]
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Moment Hotels – This is the 1st most booked 3-star hotel in Malmö.

This hotel is a 1-minute walk from Malmö Central Station and 250 m from Stortorget Square. It provides free WiFi and modern compact rooms with a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. Quality beds are featured in all Moment Hotel’s compact rooms, as are work desks and bathrooms with showers. Free bicycle rentals and free coffee […]
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What you need to know about a tax-free savings income.

The allowance means that the first £1,000 interest on savings income for basic rate taxpayers (taxable income up to £33,500) is tax-free. For higher-rate taxpayers (taxable income up to £150,000) the PSA is £500. Anyone earning over £150,000 does not benefit from the new PSA. In addition, any taxpayers whose total taxable income is less […]
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Aqua Princess Hotel – One of our top picks in Kas – Turkey

This property is a 8-minute walk from the beach. With steps leading down to a private beach, Aqua Princess is situated along Küçükçakıl Beach. The hotel features rooms with a balcony as well as 3 bars and a restaurant. The rooms at Aqua Princess Hotel are air conditioned and decorated in fresh green colors. They […]
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What’s on this weekend in Ireland – Connemara Pony Festival 2017

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 to Sunday, August 20th, 2017 This festival celebrating the world renowned Connemara pony is built around the long running Connemara Pony Show which takes place each August in Clifden. If you are in any way familiar with horses you’ll already be aware of these wonderfully versatile, tough and beautiful ponies, and […]
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