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  • When nurse, Jana met engineer, Nick at a Madness tribute concert sparks didn’t necessarily fly, however several years on these two love birds together with their close friends, family and 16 month old daughter...

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  • Thailand is a charming mix-up. It is a country of paradoxes, of oddly-shaped jigsaw pieces that shouldn’t fit together and yet somehow do, creating a picture of a place that seems at once real...

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  • There is much more to Vietnamese food than combining a selection of ingredients, cooking them in a pot and serving them up as a satisfying dish. Unlike many cuisines in the world, the food...

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  • There is just something about Thailand that seems to put it near the top of everyone’s bucket list. Maybe it’s the idyllic beaches? Maybe it’s the phenomenal food? Maybe it’s the exotic lure of...

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  • South Africa has a huge variety of exciting things to see and do. For adrenaline junkies there are plenty of exhilarating activities to make you scream! For those who just want to kick back...

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A wedding in paradise – Mr & Mrs Dunford say ‘I do’ at the Maritim Hotel, Mauritius

When nurse, Jana met engineer, Nick at a Madness tribute concert sparks didn’t necessarily fly, however several years on these two love birds together with their close friends, family and 16 month old daughter sought after their ‘happily ever after’ on the exclusive island of Mauritius, at the beautiful 5* Maritim Hotel.   Where did you meet? Nick and I …

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Faraway foods: Bali

Bali, it conjures up images of dramatic greenery, rolling rice fields and volcanic vistas. One of Indonesia’s most popular islands, it’s no wonder so many of us in the West choose this landscape as our ultimate holiday destination. It’s not just luxury sun seekers though, Bali is just as popular with global backpackers and honeymooners. But what about the food? …

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Top 10 things to do in Thailand

Thailand is a charming mix-up. It is a country of paradoxes, of oddly-shaped jigsaw pieces that shouldn’t fit together and yet somehow do, creating a picture of a place that seems at once real and imaginary. Bangkok’s reputation as the decadent playground of the East is tempered by its many shrines and holy sites. Its saffron-robed Buddhist monks pad barefoot …

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5 do’s and don’ts for travelling in Thailand

Thailand is often called the “land of smiles” because of the country’s friendly people. Nevertheless, there are a few things you should avoid or the smile will freeze on the face of even the friendliest Thai. But first, we relish in some of the things you should do when frequenting Thailand. Do: 1. …Live it up at the Koh Phangan …

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A true taste of Thailand

Thai cuisine is made up of a truly fascinating blend of South East Asian culinary traditions, with a great focus on light dishes, characterised by complex ingredient lists and tempting aromas. Hot spices are regularly used to complement the fragrant qualities of the food, resulting in dishes which taste just as good as they smell. Like most other Asian cuisines, …

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Top 10 things to do in Mauritius

As one of the most glamorous islands in the southern Indian Ocean, Mauritius is synonymous pristine palm-fringed beaches backed by crystalline waters. We check out the top 10 things to do in Mauritius, the so-named Paradise Island, a hotspot for honeymooners complete with swanky resorts, emerald-green sugar plantations, top-flight golf courses and underwater attractions. 10. Walk under the waves with …

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Top 10 things to do in Cuba

A heady mix of faded Spanish colonial cities, panoramic plains filled with sugar cane fields, 1950’s classic cars, white-sand beaches and perfectly-rolled cigars, Cuba is endlessly fascinating. We discover the top 10 great things to do on the Caribbean’s largest island, a rum-soaked paradise that masterfully balances stunning landscapes with an unrivalled depth of culture. 10. Toast Papa Hemingway at …

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