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Visting the Taj Mahal

Shadowed by the Taj Mahal

It is one of the world’s wonders, one of the most visited sites on the planet and at least one out of ten people’s bucket list items. The Taj Mahal in India meets all expectations and so much more. When I arrived in Delhi in May 2015 I was prepared …

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How to Make the Most of Your Time at an Airport

I travel as much as my finances allow. These travels mostly include international destinations. Living in the Southern Hemisphere, Cape Town in particular, means I have to travel for hours and hours and mostly via connection routes through the Middle East. Airports have become zones of strategy by now. I …

Feluccas on the Nile in Aswan

The Best Time to Travel to Egypt

Egypt is back! Summer is replacing the cold winter months and the early morning dew leaves a shimmer on the only remaining ancient wonder of the world – The Great Pyramids of Giza. Tour operators from across the world have seen a drastic boom in interest and bookings for this …

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An Awesome Trip to Mauritius

Working in the travel industry, I was fortunate enough to be chosen to travel abroad, all expenses paid, for eight glorious days in a five star resort in Mauritius. The build up to the trip was literally exhausting; preparing myself for my first overseas encounter, and also being a nervous …

Sunset in Bali

10 Great Tips for Travelling to Bali

First Time Traveller’s Guide to Bali… I recently returned from a “work” trip to the beautiful tropical island of Bali in Indonesia. I would like to share some thoughts and experiences to make it slightly easier for first time travellers to enjoy this island paradise with little to no hiccups. …

Wildlife Encounters of Western Australia

It’s not every day you see a kangaroo, alive and well! At least, not unless you’re in Australia! Australia is known worldwide for its fantastic wildlife and landscapes. Its incomparable beauty lures travellers from every country and every continent, the very idea of witnessing the wonders of the Land Down Under alluring …

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The Exciting World of Travel Photography

Early travel photographers were surgeons, school teachers and even Anglican clerics who decided to pursue their passion for travel. Nowadays, people can be professional travel photographers, doing for a living what many of us dream of doing on our days off. Of course, if it was easy, everyone would be …

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Travel Tips to Make the Journey Seem Quicker

Recently I wrote about Enjoy Life being mentioned in O, The Oprah Magazine. The magazine asked for travel tip ideas that would make time spent in the car on road trips less mundane and more fun, for adults or for kids. The Enjoy Life team came with a few ideas …

Great Shops for Men Around the World

If you have a round the world ticket and like to indulge in a spot of shopping on your travels, the following may just grab your attention! Lisa Cline Men is the kind of place that is specifically designed for men. The shop is the lovechild of a bar and …

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6 Steps to Planning Your Move Overseas

As we grow older we regret more about the things we didn’t do than the things that we did do and therefore, as Mark Twain said, “…Explore. Dream. Discover.” This is a very exciting and, understandably, a very nerve-wracking task to undertake. However, moving abroad doesn’t have to be as …