The Expat Pass the Parcel COMPETITION

 Expat Pass the Parcel?  Read on to find out how you can enter this brilliant competition and win a mystery prize.    The Expat NetworkThey say there are only 6 degrees of separation between us.  For expats I'm sure it’s less.  Maybe more like 2.5 degrees.  That's because we are connected by the mysterious and … Continue reading The Expat Pass the Parcel COMPETITION

Heading to South Africa? Here’s how to get Culture Smart!

Culture Smart! has updated their guide to South Africa and as part of their first ever blog tour, promoting updated and brand new titles, I was invited to take a sneak preview. What is Culture Smart!? The concept of the Culture Smart! book series is similar to traditional travel guides in that they cover the … Continue reading Heading to South Africa? Here’s how to get Culture Smart!

What Dr Livingstone saw – A trip to Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls has been inching up our bucket list since we moved to South Africa and finally made it to the top.  We followed in the footsteps of explorer David Livingstone, albeit in a great deal more comfort. There are plenty of things to do close to the falls dependant on water levels, your appetite … Continue reading What Dr Livingstone saw – A trip to Victoria Falls

Visit Epic Namibia – Go. See. Do. Be.

Epic is the only word to describe the vast, untouched and immensely photogenic Namibian landscape.   The open space and the scale of the diverse scenery is mind boggling . Would I want to live somewhere so remote? Not on your Nellie. Would I visit again? In a heartbeat. There is more, so much more to write … Continue reading Visit Epic Namibia – Go. See. Do. Be.

When did economy air travel become a form of torture?

Once upon a time air travel was glamorous and even now, at the front or top of the plane you have private cubicles resembling bijou studio flats in London. There you will be offered a wine list, linen napkins, flat screen TVs, a bar, perhaps a massage and maybe even a dry-cleaning service. However, at … Continue reading When did economy air travel become a form of torture?

Visit Cappadocia: Land of the Beautiful Horses

I'm rewinding the clock today.  Back in 2012 we took a trip to Cappadocia in central Turkey.  It was a no-brainer trip while we were living there.  Secret passages, hidden caves and vats of wine.  There was a lot to like. What and Where is Cappadocia? Just over an hours’ flight away from awesome Istanbul, Cappadocia’s … Continue reading Visit Cappadocia: Land of the Beautiful Horses