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Jessica Nabongo - The first black woman to visit every country in the world

Visit every country in the world. Meet Jessica Nabongo; the first black woman to do just that.

To visit every country in the world is quite a feat. Jessica Nabongo (@thecatchmeifyoucan on Instagram) set upon a mission to become the first black woman documented to do just that. And at age 35, she achieved it. We interviewed Jessica whilst on her mission to to visit every country in the world. At the …

Yacht holidays

Yacht holidays the modern way: Five of the best new ways to set sail

Yacht holidays are high on the agenda for the modern traveller. There must be more to yachting than OAP cruise ships and millionaires right?! With travel providers continuously looking for new ways to satisfy the experience-hungry modern traveller, we explore five of the best yacht holidays to uncover the globe by boat.  YACHT HOLIDAYS – …

Eco hotels meet luxury in Asia

Eco hotels are fascinating. Haver you ever stopped to think what might be going on atop the roof of your hotel? Or indeed, way down in the sea below it? As these 5 luxury eco hotels in Asia demonstrate, it’s probably a lot more than you realise. From rooftop greenhouses to deep-sea coral regrowth programmes, …

Luxury Lodges: Africa’s Top 5

Luxury lodges in Africa are inspired by epic landscapes and a desire to experience nature at its wildest. Architects have created some stunning luxury lodges in Africa. From eSwatini to Malawi and whether you’re planning a honeymoon or to treat yourself to a getaway with friends, these incredible luxury lodges will take your breath away. …

Digital nomad community – tools to help you work remotely

If 2020 has taught us anything (let’s be honest, it’s taught us a lot) it’s that remote working is more feasible than many companies would have led us to believe. So it’s about time you build your remote working tool kit and join the digital nomad community. Digital nomad jobs are no longer synonymous with …

Is this the Philippines’ best beach?

Welcome to the Philippines’ best beach… Or as I remember it, the week I simply stopped. I’m usually an active traveller; checking out the newest restaurants or trekking out of big cities to discover local landscapes. Partying it up in the coolest clubs in town, or visiting local places of historic or religious significance. But …

Interview with the owner: Anchalika Kijkanakorn. Founder & Managing Director of AKARYN Hotel Group

Ex financier turned hotelier, Anchalika Kijkanakorn, founded Thailand’s AKARYN Hotel Group with a mission to do things differently. She’s turned hospitality on its head in Thailand, introducing the country’s first boutique resort, Aleenta Hua Hin-Pranburi. Since then she has blazed an eco-friendly trail throughout Asia, launching the continent’s first single-use plastic-free hotel, akyra Tas Sukhumvit …

Things to do in Baku, Azerbaijan: 10 unique activities

Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan, and is a city of many tales. A coastal city, the name Baku is derived from the Persian, باد-کوبه ‘meaning ‘wind-pounded city’. Persian and Zoroastrian culture has had a profound influence on Azerbaijan, alongside many other cultural influences. Located central to Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Azerbaijan has …

Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains National Park offer an abundance of flora and fauna. A stay at Limalimo Lodge rolls luxury and nature into one.

Luxury at Limalimo Lodge ‘What’s the gun for’? I ask. ‘Just incase’ replies my guide. In case of what, I wonder. Wild animals? People? My mind runs wild. I’m in Ethiopia. More specifically, I’m at Limalimo Lodge in the country’s Simien Mountains National Park. This is Ethiopia’s highest mountain range. The Simien Mountains are often described …

Are these the most beautiful places in the world?

‘The most beautiful places in the world’ is a tall claim. But we’re fairly sure we’ve found them. As a globe currently in lockdown we’re searching for positives and coming to appreciate the smaller pleasures in life. The first sip of hot coffee in the morning, the chirping of birds rising with the sun, the …