Most people, when they hear the name Peru, go a bit misty-eyed and thoughtful. The name conjures up visions of lost civilizations, ancient mystical ruins, towering mountain peaks, friendly genuine people, and of course, the mighty Amazon. It’s one of those almost mythical travel destinations that’s on most people’s wish-list.Read more
All the clichés are true – glorious golden beaches, turquoise seas, coral reefs alive with brightly coloured fish, soft tropical breezes, exceptionally friendly people, great service and scrumptious food. Mauritius is the template for the perfect island holiday.Read more
I think I’ve just discovered one of my favourite places in all of South Africa – the 1872 Melkkamer Cottage in De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Southern Cape.
I first went to this captivating country over a decade ago, and fell in love with it immediately.
It’s a country of contrasts, from high barren mountains and rocky snow-covered passes, to burning deserts, golden dunes and seaside villages.
I don’t think I’ve ever heard anyone say that they wouldn’t love to go to Ireland.It seems that brand ‘Ireland’ has a place in all our hearts: some claim Irish ancestry; others claim a spiritual association; yet others just love the Guinness and that wonderful unique Irish sense of humour. Whatever the reason, you must go there one day…Read more