Madeira Trip Report – Part 1

Madeira is a place I have fancied visiting for some time now. An annual short break with friends gave us an ideal opportunity to try it out. The gang booked 3 nights in Madeira, but…

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New York for the first time visitor – a complete 4 day travel itinerary

Planning your first trip to New York There’s so much information out there for planning a break to New York so after scouring the internet, stealing top tips from friend’s and family, and picking the best…

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Luxury Barbados – when money’s no object!

Barbados is synonymous with luxury with its expensive hotels and restaurants, mega beach front villas and regular celebrity visitors. In a previous post I suggested how you could do Barbados on a Budget (click here). …

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Barbados on a budget – Luxury for less

A question I get asked time and time again is “Is Barbados expensive?”, my honest answer is “Yes”. However you can do Barbados on a budget and here are some tips to save you some…

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Cape Winelands, South Africa – area guide & must visit wine farms

Planning a trip to the Cape Winelands in South Africa is both exciting but also tricky, with a never ending supply of wine farms but often a limited number of days. And then there’s the…

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