Author: Brooke

Top Tips: Tallinn, Estonia

Top Tips: Tallinn, Estonia

The first word that comes to my mind when thinking about our trip to Tallinn, Estonia is eye opening. It’s modern and cool yet quaint and old. Converted warehouse apartments are set next to still used, old soviet buildings. An underrated and under-spoken about city […]

300 Days: Okavango Delta & Chobe Adventure

300 Days: Okavango Delta & Chobe Adventure

The next week would take us across Botswana to reach our final destination of this section, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. There was a lot of driving involved but the two main highlights were the Okavango Delta and the Chobe River. For most of our driving days, […]

300 Days: Capes & Dunes

300 Days: Capes & Dunes

Our next adventure was 12 days driving through South Africa and Namibia on a pumped up overlander. G Adventures have redesigned the typical overlander vehicle to be more comfortable and traveller friendly – photography windows, USB ports at every chair, driver in the same area […]

300 Days: Kruger National Park Safari

300 Days: Kruger National Park Safari

The Journey to Kruger When I thought of flying into Kruger, I had images of us flying over a vast savanna, seeing giraffes galloping across the orange sand – I had seen too many movies! The reality was lots of green and yellow land and […]

Skydiving – The Ultimate “Take The Leap”

Skydiving – The Ultimate “Take The Leap”

Skydiving was one of the most exhilarating, scary and greatest experiences of my life. I knew when I embarked on my travels that I wanted to try some extreme sports and skydiving was in my top three. When I booked my first dive in Wanaka, […]

Monday Motivation: 12 Animal Photos To Inspire You To Book A Safari

Monday Motivation: 12 Animal Photos To Inspire You To Book A Safari

Kruger Park, South Africa is known for it’s amazing game watching and after taking a safari there recently, I feel the need to implore you to book a safari right away! Imagine big, orange sunsets and the warm African breeze on your face as you […]

Basic Russian Phrases For Travellers

Basic Russian Phrases For Travellers

Whenever I go to a new country I try and learn a few phrases in the local language. I feel that a little bit of effort on my part goes a long way to showing that I want to learn more about the country I […]

Need To Know: Taking The Sapsan Train from St Petersburg to Moscow

Need To Know: Taking The Sapsan Train from St Petersburg to Moscow

Before visiting Russia, I was really unsure what to expect when it came to long distance train journeys. Would there be any English signs or would I have to quickly learn Cyrillic? Would it be easy for a foreigner to buy a ticket? Did you […]

Need To Know: Taking The Allegro Train From Helsinki To St Petersburg

Need To Know: Taking The Allegro Train From Helsinki To St Petersburg

Taking the Allegro train from Helsinki to St Petersburg takes just 3.5 hours and runs four times a day. It’s efficient, modern and very easy to use, so instead skip the airport queues and try the cheaper (and more fun) option of taking the train. 

Top Tips: Brussels, Belgium

Top Tips: Brussels, Belgium

Do you want to indulge in delicate chocolates, drink gallons of beer and soak up your hangover with french fries and waffles? Then Brussels is your city – plus, you can eat mussels in Brussels (sorry)! There is more to the political capital of Europe […]