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Top Reasons To Book a Luxury Villa Rental by the Sea

While we’re the kind of people who love the hospitality and luxury of hotels, there are times when even the most luxe hotel doesn’t quite cut it. And that’s when we look for luxury villa rentals. As I write this, Charles is on a flight back from a road trip across France, Tuscany and Switzerland, and he stayed in a luxury villa at each of these locations. Going by the

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5 Inspirational Reasons To Love South Africa

It seems there is always something new and exciting to discover in South Africa: From mind blowing food and delectable wines to its dazzling array of beaches, the list of things to love about this country is seemingly endless. Here are 5 of our top picks.   It is simply one of the most beautiful countries in the world   This may sound like hyperbole, but SA is blessed with

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How to choose the best travel sunglasses with SmartBuyGlasses

For someone who swears by travel sunglasses today, I must confess I wasn’t always comfortable wearing sunglasses. For years I shunned them, believing firmly that I didn’t really need them, and that everything I was looking at, was best seen with my naked eyes. It’s taken a whole lot of coaxing from Charles for me to invest in a pair of Ray Ban Aviators, and I haven’t been able to

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6 Creative Keepsakes You Can Make from Your Travel Photos

Do your holiday photos get seen enough, or do they stay hidden on your laptop? In this digital age, we take pictures everywhere we go, especially when we’re travelling. It’s something as essential as buying souvenirs (if not more), as travel photos are some of the most important reminders of your travel. But at the end, what do you do with your travel photos? Most of them often end up

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Getting To Know The Leopards of Sabi Sand

Spotting a leopard in the wild is a surreal, almost magical, experience. Encountering these elusive creatures in the wild can be tricky, but the Sabi Sand Reserve is famous for its leopard activity.  The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is located along the western border of the Kruger National Park and comprises of a selection of exclusive private game reserves. There are no fences between Sabi Sand Reserve and Kruger,

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Top 10 Spots to See in Singapore

We’ve been to Singapore a few times over the years, and whilst our last trip involved just a quick whirlwind trip during a layover with Singapore Airlines, it was fun seeing some of the top spots in Singapore once again. Here are some of them to keep in mind. For when you go ahead with your flight booking, you will want to try to find some time in Singapore.  

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Why we booked with Akbar Travels on our most recent trip!

Akbar Travels is familiar to most travelers in India. Until recently, we assumed that they were a domestic travel agent. When we visited their website, we discovered that they had multiple travel fare listings and offers for both domestic and international destinations. When we were planning our next trip online to Sweden, we came across Akbar Travels and visited their website out of curiosity. That is when we discovered their

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Experiencing the New in an Old corner of Australia

The thing we love about travel, is no matter how often you’ve seen pictures or videos of something splashed across the internet, when you do actually see it in person, it feels brand new. Now imagine that feeling, and just how much it multiplies when you experience something that you’ve never heard about or read about before. Something that’s completely unexpected that you just happen to chance upon during your

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