International Holidays

6 Steps To Plan A Diving Vacation In Cuba

6 Steps To Plan A Diving Vacation In Cuba Written by Orsolya Bartalis Are you excited about international travel returning? I have to say I am looking forward to being back in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Crystal clear, great visibility, no dangerous currents and plenty to see both above and underwater. For divers who are looking for something…

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Why Stay away from Animal Tourism

Why Stay away from Animal Tourism

Written by Orsolya Bartalis Let’s face it, one of the exciting things about travel is to see and learn about the exotic wildlife a place has to offer. We have seen the advertising of riding an elephant, the performing monkeys on the street, the mesmerizing snake shows, or even tiger sanctuaries. We may have even experienced it in the past.…

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Attune Yourself with Nature in Cuba

7 Places To Discover in Cuba

7 Placed To Discover in Cuba Written by Orsolya Bartalis With the current state of the world, no wonder that people are not feeling grounded, find themselves in a state of unrest and maybe even feel disconnected from their environment. Getting out into nature can help you find harmony and reconnect with yourself. Whilst we can only do it in…

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Traveling Cuba as a Vegan

Traveling Cuba as a Vegan

Written by Orsolya Bartalis Cuba, a beautiful island nation with turbulent history and a 60-year embargo that has turned the amazing place into somewhat of a time capsule. It feels charming to see the beautiful old cars from 1950’s, 1960’s (and even not so beautiful ones from 1970’s), and the picture perfect pastel coloured buildings for your post card, yet…

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The Benefits Of Travel For Children

From a Year Spent Internationally Travelling The Benefits Of Travel For Children Written by Anna Redmile, Partnerships Director, Education Perfect Ever wondered about doing something different, but then shut the idea down because it all seems too hard? We had great (but busy) lives on Sydney’s northern beaches, raising our kids—George, in second grade, and Daisy who was four— and…

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Travelling East Africa

3 Options For Travelling East Africa

Independent Versus Group Tours Written by Tracy Bell Quietly considering myself a “seasoned traveller”, in June 2010 I packed my backpack and headed off to Africa for the adventure of a lifetime.  Family and friends told me I was out of my mind and requested I join a tour.  But I had already backpacked the USA, Europe, and worked as…

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How to Have a Blissful

6 Ways To Make Koh Samui, Blissful

Written by Khahn Tran Pristine beaches, white sandy shores, friendly locals and a wide array of tasty food, there’s no wonder why Samui has become a popular destination amongst travellers of all kinds, young and old, adult and child, family and solo travellers. There is something for everyone on this little Thai island. But sometimes, you just need to relax…

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Why is Kenya

Is Kenya expensive for holiday-makers?

Written by Tracey Bell There seems to be a common misperception that Africa should be a cheap holiday destination, and many are shocked when presented with a quote for their safari.  This article investigates the reasons why Kenya is expensive for travellers and offers some tips on how to reduce your costs and still enjoy your safari. For decades, the…

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Community Engagement

How To Make The Most Of A Safari

Written by Tracy Bell Gone are the days when “Safari” was only for the elite of Britain’s colonial population.  Nowadays the Dark Continent is accessible to anyone on any budget.  And it is no longer about hunting or simply wildlife spotting.  Increasingly, travellers are looking for ways to connect with people, to find out how other cultures live, what they…

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How safe is Africa

How To Stay Safe, Travelling Africa

Practical security advice for your African holiday How To Stay Safe Travelling Africa Written by Tracey Bell With an average of four and a half million tourists arriving each year (that is pure tourists, excludes business travellers and diaspora visiting family), tourism is the number one industry for many African nations, and vital to their economies.  However, the “Dark Continent”…

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Family Holiday In East Africa

Written by Tracey Bell East Africa is such an exciting destination for families, with plenty of activities and experiences to give you and your children lasting memories.  There’s no denying that it is a more challenging destination than most, but if your children are aged from around nine years (so they can engage with and remember the experience) it can…

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