Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – A Quick Guide

Victoria Falls, brought to international attention by Dr. Livingstone in 1855, is widely considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world.

A trip here can be as cheap or expensive as you like, but prices are on the higher side when compared to other areas of Zimbabwe and its neighboring countries. I did three nights on a mid-sized budget and had a wonderful time, here are my top picks. Continue reading Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – A Quick Guide

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A Weekend in: Pembroke – On Puffin Patrol

“They are delicious, apparently… People from this part of the world would eat them all year round”.

So said our skipper, John, as we looked out from his tour boat at one of the biggest puffin colonies in the UK. It turned out that these colourful and much-loved birds were once the dinner table delicacies of bygone residents on the west Wales’s coast. Continue reading A Weekend in: Pembroke – On Puffin Patrol

Standing on the rim overlooking the Grand Canyon from OOH AHH Point

The Grand Canyon: It’s an Understatement

“…I know what’s coming,” I pondered to myself. “I know what this looks like from photographs and films – I’m sure I studied it in a Geography class once. There is no shocking me… I can picture the view in my mind now!”

And yet, on the count of three to pull off my blindfold, I was absolutely, mouth- open -and -catching-flies, dumbfounded… a blog on seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time. Continue reading The Grand Canyon: It’s an Understatement