Africa is huge, like seriously, it’s a vast continent that’s so varied and filled with a melting pot of cultures, identities, beautiful nature and history. It’s a content that has so much diversity that is sometimes forgotten when we hear ‘Africa’ mentioned as a place to go to. It really is hard to bottle down … Continue Reading

Dubai is one of those cities that’s so much more than meets the eye. Beyond the glossy building exteriors, there’s a wealth of award-winning restaurants, cultural hubs and incredible souks that are a stone’s throw from the melting pot that is Dubai. For the longest time, I’d always disregarded Dubai as just another city, one … Continue Reading

The great thing about arriving at a destination early is the fact that you have almost the entire day ahead of you. The potential downside to that is that you might be far too early to check in and hence can’t change or get comfy once you arrive. Thankfully, despite our early arrival into Verona, … Continue Reading

The fact that we were going on a trip wasn’t a surprise at all. We’d had it booked and locked in with srprs.me. The real surprise was where we would be going on the trip. Now after a series of wintry trips, I was in the mood for some sunshine. I also wanted somewhere with … Continue Reading

I’m not even sure why we initially decided to hike up Huayna Picchu. I certainly knew nothing of the amazing view in store at the top. I rarely ever go out of my way to climb mountains. Then there’s the fact that doing anything strenuous at high altitude becomes even more difficult as you find … Continue Reading

On the morning we were due to go to Machu Picchu, we got up at 3am. There’s a whole long reason why we had to be up this early (a huge part of which had to do with needing to climb Huayna Pichhu – the mountain you can see in almost every photo of Machu … Continue Reading

Arguably one of the most scenic provinces in all of Canada, Alberta is home to two of the oldest national parks in the world and somehow managed to be be incredibly inviting (and very accessible) despite its jagged, rugged and harshly beautiful terrain. Actually, in retrospect, one might argue that it’s rugged natural beauty that is one … Continue Reading

When we went rowing around Menorca, I remember one of the guys saying something about a hidden club in the caves and the idea of that just seemed so ridiculous (and so “Alibaba and the 40 thieves”-esque) that I thought it was just some kind of urban legend/fable and dismissed it entirely. Turns out it wasn’t… … Continue Reading

Cuba is one of those incredible countries that mixes a strong and vibrant culture, gorgeous cities and irresistible beaches that’ll make you dash for your flip flops and hop over to this gorgeous island. Whether you’re a beach lover, a foodie or a culture fiend, there’s a whole heap of amazing places to discover on … Continue Reading