Giraffes in South Africa
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If you live in Europe or North America, then you luck out with the exchange rate for South Africa so why not make the most of your money and visit this majestic country? South Africa is a land rich in natural beauty and diversity and offers something for everyone, no

Essentials for a holiday in south Italy
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If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that every summer we visit the south of Italy at least two or three times. We’ve been doing this for years now and try to explore new places as often as possible. I am always amazed at the sheer

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If you’re visiting Lisbon for more than a weekend, make sure you take a day trip (or two) to Sintra and Cascais. In fact, you definitely need a whole day in Sintra if you want to visit all the sites so don’t make the mistake we did by doing both

Olbia in Sardinia is a beach paradise
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After talking about visting Sardinia for years, we finally got round to booking a five night trip in early September. Sardinia (or Sardegna as the Italians call it) is a really large island – around 24,000 square kms and almost 2,000 kms of coastline. It has four provinces and three