Staying at the Gardencourt by Marriott Prague Airport

Catching an early morning flight from Vaclav Havel Airport just outside Prague? Consider spending the night before your flight in the 4* Gardencourt by Marriott just opposite Terminal 1. When I arrived Check in was painless and easy. If you don’t already have a Marriott Rewards card, one will be issued to you free of […]

Meet the Dassie!

If you’ve travelled to southern Africa, you’ve probably seen a Dassie. If not, then perhaps you remember Pati Pati, the cute rock hyrax from the movie Born Free? Dassies are adorable, rodent-looking furry mammals. They have many special adaptations which make them fascinating! Here are 7 interesting facts about Dassies you may not know. 1. […]

Tips for visiting Gellert Baths in Budapest

Visiting a thermal bath during your trip to Budapest is like a rite of passage! It’s a must-do activity you cannot miss! There are various thermal baths across the city for you to enjoy. The most famous ones in Budapest are the Szechenyi Baths and Gellert Baths. I chose to visit latter because I was […]

How to spend a week in Boston: a complete guide

This post is very special to me for two reasons. Firstly, this is my 100th article published on my blog! Yay (imagine balloons and confetti falling from the sky)! A lot of blood, sweat, and tears went into this blog and I’m so proud of the content I’ve created. Secondly, this article is about one […]

Staying at Hostel Stara Polana, Zakopane

I was searching for budget accommodation in Zakopane in January. The small town was nearly fully booked (as December/January is peek season), so I was lucky to find a private room at Hostel Stara Polana. The hostel in located right in the heart of Zakopane, the winter capital of Poland. Adding to the charm of […]

Why flying with Iberia was just OK

I flew with Iberia from Johannesburg, South Africa to Prague, Czechia for the Christmas holidays in 2016. I would describe my experience flying with Iberia as OK. Here’s why: Booking tickets Booking tickets online turned out to be a disaster! I had to book the tickets three times! On the first try, the money was […]

Visiting Oribi Gorge and Lake Eland

If you find yourself on the southern coast of South Africa, in the Port Shepstone/Margate area, and you can tear yourself away from the beautiful beaches, head to Oribi Gorge and Lake Eland for a bush break. These game reserves hold a special place in my heart. I always go to Oribi Gorge and Lake […]

Staying at Patio Hostel, Bratislava

Looking for budget accommodation close to everything in Bratislava? Look no further than Patio Hostel. The hostel is only 7 minutes’ walk from the historical city centre of Bratislava, yet away from the main road, so it’s really quiet. Stock up on essentials at the Tesco supermarket just down the road. Checking in Checking in […]

Counting down the best chocolatiers in Brussels

Everybody who loves chocolate knows that Belgium has some of the best chocolatiers in the world. As I was planning a trip to Brussels, I got super excited about eating the finest Belgium chocolate on Belgium soil. Once I arrived in Brussels, it quickly became apparent that finding the best chocolate in the city wouldn’t […]

15 Reasons to love Brussels

Before to my trip to Brussels, I heard some mixed reviews of the city. Some people who visited liked Brussels, and others did not. When I hear something negative about a city I’m travelling to, I always adjust my expectations. So when I travelled to Brussels, I didn’t expect much. I kept my expectations low. […]

You don’t want to miss these activities in Delft

Delft is a small picturesque city in the South of the Netherlands, between The Hague and Rotterdam, known for its white and blue pottery. The city gets its name from the many man-made canals. Your visit to Delft will definitely not be a dull one! Here are the activities you cannot miss during a trip to […]

Staying at the Enziana Hotel in Vienna

The Enziana Hotel is an Alpine themed hotel located two kilometres from Vienna’s city centre. It’s close to public transportation and in no time you’ll be anywhere in the city. The Enziana Hotel was my home during my first trip to Vienna. When I arrived Check in time is only from 14h00 onwards. I arrived early, […]

Free Walking Tour Vienna – this is what you’ll see and do

I’m a huge fan of the free walking tour. When I’m travelling to a new city or town, it’s the first thing I Google. It’s the perfect way to get the layout of a city and orientate yourself. Also, the guides work for tips only, so the standard of the tour is very high. The […]

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