70 reasons to visit Belize!

1. Colour 2. Mayan Civilisation 3. Belikin Beer 4. Big Birds… 5…and Little Birds 6. Big Animals… 7…and Small Animals (ok -maybe not this guy! [tarantula in its nest!]) 8. Sunsets 9. Sunrises 10. Rasta Colours 11. Party Beaches… 12… or Empty Beaches 13. Fishing… 14… or Eating Fish… 15…or Looking at Fish 16. Small […]

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Oman – 12 Hours at Ras al Jinz Turtle Reserve

I don’t know about you but I wouldn’t exactly get excited about turtles! – cute yes but I can take them or leave them!  When planning for our trip to Oman,  turtle viewing seemed to be one of the ‘must do’s’ so we stuck it in the itinerary.   The place seemed isolated and a bit […]

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Matera – European City of Culture 2019

Never heard of it?  Neither had I – until I was planning a trip to Puglia.   I came across it while looking for an alternative to Bari for our first night’s accommodation.   It didn’t appear too far from the airport (an hour) but didn’t figure much in Puglia listings because its actually in neighbouring Basilicata […]

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A Road Trip in Namibia

  Reactions were universally the same when we said we were going to Namibia -“Where’s that” and “Why are you going there”. Namibia caught our eye as one of the few places in Africa where self drive is a viable option and possibly the only place on the continent where one can enjoy a safari […]

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Zadar to Pula – a 2 week trip

There are lots of touring options in Croatia… it doesn’t matter where you go – it’s beautiful!   So all things being equal,  we just went with the cheapest flights.   Start Point: – Zadar (Ryanair)                                          […]

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