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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 – …

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. …

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 …