Tag Archives: Accommodation

4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

The 4 Best Johannesburg Hostels

Not known for its traveller-friendly status, Johannesburg is, however, a major international hub when it comes to flying into or out of Africa. As such many travellers, like me, find themselves spending a couple of days here either at the beginning or end of their journey. But don’t fear, this city really doesn’t deserve the […]

Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Located on Kenya’s magical coast, lapped by the Indian Ocean and edged by the equator, Distant Relatives Ecolodge and Backpackers centres itself around connection, consciousness and community. It’s an orbit and a gravity as well-spun as it is well-grounded. As their website beautifully puts it ‘Distant Relatives sums up the central principle and aim of […]

Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

The Best Nairobi Hostel // Milimani Backpackers

Trying to pick places to stay in East Africa is never easy. Information tends to be patchy, pictures blurry and standards dodgy! Is there good shower pressure? No, Ok. Is there hot water? No, Ok. Is there running water? No, Ok Is there water? Often the questions go this way! TIA, my friends, TIA (This […]

Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda: Review

Rafiki Guest House, Uganda, Review

  If you’ve done any research when it comes to seeing gorillas in the wild, you’ll know one thing – that it’s not a cheap undertaking! Read: budget travel nightmare! The other thing it’s not, is easy, with some serious advance planning and booking required to ensure all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. […]

Ebb & Flow: Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

Ebb & Flow // The Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

  If you’re looking for the idyllic white, powder sand beach among sparkling, turquoise azure seas, then Paje Beach in Zanzibar is hard to surpass. It’s the sort of beach that quite literally takes your breath away, or, in my case, forces an audible squeak of joy from you in a mixture of pure delight […]

6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

  Oh Fremantle! I could wax lyrical about this amazing spot in Australia, but for the sake of this introduction, I’ll just keep it short! Basically Fremantle, or Freo as it’s called, is where you want to be! Honestly, forget Perth people, this is the place to base yourself if you’re travelling, working or even […]

My Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

Our Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

  If you’re heading off on a European city break this summer then trust me, when it comes to your accommodation, location is everything. Too far away and you’ll be spending way too much of your precious time travelling to and from all the great attractions and things you want to see. Too close, and […]

Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Broome Caravan Parks

  Driving into Broome for the first time and trying to find somewhere to stay can be a little confusing. Trust me I know …. … Been there, done that! Yes, when we finally made it to Broome after enduring the Gibb River Road as part of our budget 4wd around Australia, we could not […]

How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

How to Find a Cheap Hotel : Ideas from an Industry Professional

  Ok, so here’s the disclaimer. As well as running a travel blog, I also work in hotels. Yes my love affair with tourism doesn’t just start and end with my personal passion, or my online endeavours, but actually extends into my 9-5 life too. Although that said, I can’t actually remember the last time […]

How to Housesit for the 1st Time: Top 10 Tips

How to Housesit for the First Time

Fulfilling a lifelong dream to retire early and travel the world, Faith Coates is now happily journeying around the world! After spending a year in a tiny fishing village in the Yucatan, mangling Spanish and writing by the pool, Faith discovered housesitting and decided this was a great budget way to travel. As such, I […]