5 date ideas for the stay-at-home traveller

If there was ever an opportunity for harmonising roots and wings in a single blog post - well, this is it. Dating can be difficult at the best of times - a "roots" endeavour, for most of us it's essentially about finding a life partner. So, for a wanderlust-infected traveller - a lover of "wings", so to speak - it can be difficult to stay anywhere long enough to really lay the foundations of a relationship. There needs to be a compromise - a middle ground between roots and wings - but who says you can't stay put and still get that travel buzz? Enter, the “staycation”. We've all heard of it – the seemingly-less fun, holiday at home - and I realise ...

Top 6 Tips For Rio de Janeiro!

Sunday, 8, June, 2014 0 , , , , , Permalink 0

Brazil is a hot destination at the best of times, but with the World Cup and Olympics fast approaching, everyone seems to booking tickets to the meat-eating, samba-dancing extravaganza that is Rio de Janeiro. A friend recently asked me for advice on booking tickets for the Christ Redeemer and it got me reminiscing about my travel adventures there in March. I ended up responding with a list of my favourite "must do and eat" things! I'm always researching off-the-beaten-path ideas and insider tips for my holidays, so I thought I'd give back and throw my ideas into the cyber space! Here are a few of my suggestions for Rio de Janeiro:   1. Hire your own tour guide Lapa Steps I like to think I'm more of a ...