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Pembrokeshire: Wales’ wild and rugged west

I fondly recall many, and sometimes wet, summer holidays as a child in West Wales.  If you allow it, Pembrokeshire will immediately capture your heart.  Purple-grained sea cliffs fall abruptly to sea caves, golden bays, and rock formations lashed by the Irish Sea. After you’ve discovered Pembrokeshire, you’ll wonder how it took you so long to visit. DISCOVER SOME OF THE...

The Algarve – Portugal’s Winter-less Region

Ever considered Portugal’s Algarve for a winter break from Northern Europe’s chilly winters? So what makes The Algarve an ideal winter destination? For a start, temperatures consistently reach the high teens during daylight hours. And it’s not uncommon for them to reach low twenties. As the weather is so pleasant during winter, you’ll be able to get out and see...

Australia’s Sunshine Coast – Sun, sea and koalas

It’s easy to understand why Australia’s “Sunshine Coast” is awarded its name. It has great weather all year round. Daily average temperature between 21 to 29 degrees. Swimming in the ocean is an all year-round activity! Australia’s beaches are rated some of the best in the world. The Sunshine Coast’s beaches are in an elite group which is why so many...

She’ll be right mate! Enjoy Sydney in 2 days.

Do you love a challenge? I’ve got one for you. Your challenge is to explore Sydney in just two days. The best part of the challenge is that it’s fun and easy.  I’ve tapped into some local knowledge to find a variety of great activities to create a holiday to remember. Get ready to tour the bays and beaches.  Be entertained by...

Singapore’s Iconic Gardens by the Bay

Supertree Grove
I recently took a short break from Singapore’ heat and strolled over to its iconic landmark - the leafy Gardens by the Bay. Probably among the first things that springs to many visitors’ minds when visiting Singapore are: sipping Singapore Sling at Raffles Hotel, the never-ending skyscrapers, shopping arcades and wandering along its river. After opening in June 2012, Gardens by...

72 Hours in Taupō, New Zealand

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There’s so much to see and do in and around Taupō. Where do you begin? How much time do you need to visit Taupō? To really experience Taupō you should plan for a minimum of three days. Of course, you could spend less time, but you’ll not do it justice if you rush your visit. Taupō is not a place...

7 Rajasthan Street Foods To Tickle Your Taste Buds!

Street Food - Jaipur
If India is a crown, Rajasthan, the land of warriors and royals, is undeniably its jewel. Rightly so, for many reasons.  The iconic desert state has earned countless accolades from travellers from all corners of the globe. Rich history, magnificent monuments, colourful culture and bustling bazaars attract visitors every year to Rajasthan.  And yes, I forgot to mention its food! No...

Singapore Travel Guide: An Insider’s Introduction

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Singapore, the Lion City, can boast many superlatives: safest, cleanest, greenest.  It introduced the world's first night-safari park, is home to Asia’s largest bird park, and has the world's biggest rooftop infinity pool. Many people visit Singapore for either a one or two nights’ stop-over to other destinations.  Some choose to “do” it simply...

24 Hours Exploring Lisbon’s Maritime Past and Tram 28

Praça do Comércio
It’s one of the oldest cities in Europe and predates London, Rome and Paris.     Let me share a brief insight into one of my favourite cities.  It’s much less known than its more glitzy and expensive peers. ...Lisbon. Lisbon, hugging both the Atlantic Ocean and River...

Hamburg: An Insider’s Guide to This Stress-Free City

Hamburg, nestled northern of Germany, is proud to call itself a “Free and Hanseatic City”. According to one recent survey, it’s one of the world’s least stressful cities. It doesn’t receive as many tourists as other German cities, such as Berlin and Munich. It does, however, have much to offer. It...