Lonely Planet once called Qatar the most boring country in the world. I went to find out whether we were all missing a trick.
Blog posts: Beyond Africa
Love to dive into beautiful, natural pools of blue? A water addict found southern Italy’s most magical coves, caves and springs for swimmers.
Sri Lanka is the next big destination – it’s easier than India, cheaper and less busy. And it’s here Airbnb comes into its own in helping uncover its treasures.
Budapest might be the most uplifting, enchanting city in Europe – and its future is just as fascinating as its past.
Lisbon is famed for its long sunny afternoons, developing foodie scene, and beautiful beaches – and it’s one of the most affordable cities in Europe, making it a hotspot for South Africans.
Tales from a traveller who crossed Sri Lanka – from Colombo to Trincomalee on all forms of transport.
What’s the best way for a budget-challenged South African to experience Barcelona? Andrew Thompson has a few tricks up his sleeve…
Is it possible to get “off the beaten track” in Thailand, one of the world’s most-visited travel destinations? As it turns out, yes; but there are caveats.
Chile is a country with a flourishing food, wine and beer culture, and it’s brimming in new-found confidence. I tasted my way around five areas of Chile: from ‘witch potatoes’ on Chiloé Island to artisanal beer brewing in Valparaíso. Here’s why now is the perfect time for foodies to visit Chile.
If you’re looking for a more authentic and less touristy experience then teaching and volunteering in Thailand could be for you.