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10 Game of Thrones locations you should visit in real life

I put off watching Game of Thrones for as long as I possibly could. My brother and his wife are such big fans that they had a Game of Thrones themed wedding, and even called their daughter Arya, so it was inevitable that I’d end up watching it someday. The reason I put it off […]

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Great river cruises of the world

The Aria by Aqua Expeditions

I always thought I hated cruising – until I went on a cruise. I fell in love with the simple joy of watching dolphins play in the boat wake from our balcony, the camaraderie with our fellow passengers, and the convenience of visiting a variety of destinations while only cracking open a suitcase once. Recently, […]

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8 reasons to visit magical Tanzania

A couple of days ago, I was thinking about why I decided to go to Africa in the first place. I mean, it’s not the obvious choice for your first ever solo trip is it? Tanzania was the reason. I wanted to go to Tanzania! I found it fascinating. For me, it epitomized the image […]

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Malawi: land of lakes, mountains, and safaris

In October last year, Lonely Planet voted Malawi one of the top 1o countries in the world to visit in 2014. Malawi  has held a special place in my heart ever since I worked there as a tour guide a couple of years back and I fell in love with this friendly country, also known […]

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Tanzania: an ordinary day, an ordinary sunrise

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” (Henry David Thoreau) Outside, I could hear the water lapping the beach ever so […]

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Adventure travel gear you actually can’t live without

December is a good time for a gear post, because this is the month when we all buy each other […]

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