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Arriving in Patagonia – El Calafate

Arriving in Patagonia – El Calafate

23 March 2012 Today wasn’t all that exciting.  After an early start to fly out of Ushuaia – amazing views over the mountains as we departed, and long stretches of empty land until I arrived in El Calafate.  Definitely realised what a big country Argentina is – and why I am glad to be flying … Continue reading

5 tips for sea kayaking in Antarctica

5 tips for sea kayaking in Antarctica

Worth every penny! The sea kayaking option to add-on to my G Adventures Antarctica cruise wasn’t cheap, but I enjoyed my last kayaking holiday in Greece and decided it would be worth paying the extra to have a slightly different view of Antarctica, along with a bit of exercise on the trip.   With expectations of … Continue reading

The Baby Big 5

The Baby Big 5

Safari animals are magnificent – to read about and see for yourself in Africa.  Arguably, they are even cuter whilst they are babies and some of the photos make me want to pick one up and take them home (to join the rest of the animals on my London flat balcony). The famed Big 5 … Continue reading

Holidays for Chocoholics

Holidays for Chocoholics

One of my absolute favourite foods has to be chocolate!  Whether it is a traditional bar, gourmet box, hot chocolate, chocolate cake or pudding – it is normally my first choice when it comes to a snack or dessert.  And I am not the only one. Because of this the travel industry is definitely picking … Continue reading

More than a honeymoon

More than a honeymoon

Browsing luxury travel you can’t help reading about honeymoons, and even if not actively planning such a trip, it is hard to look past the trends – at the very least the stunning photos of romantic beaches or adventurous destinations leave you dreaming of holidays.  However, no longer are people content to write about and … Continue reading