A hazy afternoon in London, high-rise apartment blocks in the distance, wading through a meadow of knee-deep wildflowers dressed as an astronaut. No, this isn’t a surreal dream; it’s a beekeeping workshop at Woodbury Wetlands with The Local Honeyman. Did you know that you can try beekeeping in the UK capital? There are, in fact,… Read More What’s The Buzz About London Beekeeping?
The first thing I noticed about the Jaguar Rescue Centre in Porto Viejo, Costa Rica, was that there were no jaguars around. Despite an initial moment of disappointment, I quickly realised that this was a good thing. It meant that there were no jaguars in desperate need of assistance, all happily prowling the nearby jungles… Read More Wildlife Rescue in Porto Viejo
by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt I’ve been to several hotels I didn’t want to leave before. But at Faja dos Padres that sentiment became literal, as leaving meant a 300-metre cable car ride up some sheer cliffs. Plus, I also didn’t want to leave. This small banana plantation / hotel combo in subtropical Madeira was something special… Read More Faja dos Padres – My Kind of Paradise
by Bianca Ohannessian Despite its name, the New Forest is not new at all. In fact, it’s old. Very old. Close to 1,000 years old, dating all the way back to 1079. Set near the southern coast of England, its surrounded by picturesque villages, seaside towns and historic landmarks. But there’s plenty to explore within… Read More Following the New Forest’s Woodland Route
Walking along the path through a Lincolnshire forest, illuminated by fairy lights, towards the entrance of Lost Village Festival is like stepping into another world. A mysterious, magical world where woodland librarians perform acrobatic tricks, sequin-clad revellers dance amongst the trees and if rain clouds existed here, they’d probably shower you with glitter instead of… Read More Here’s What You’ll Find at Lost Village Festival
by Bianca Ohannessian Travel to Koh Chang in Thailand and you’ll be met by a magnificent tropical island of towering jungle hills and a selection of beautiful beach towns running along its west coast. About an hour’s taxi ride from the port sits the lovely Lonely Beach. Despite its name, Lonely Beach is one of the island’s… Read More Kayaking & Other Adventures on Lonely Beach, Thailand
by Alice Mariscotti-Wyatt Recently my boyfriend and I were summoned back to his home in South Africa for his Dad’s wedding. Having been rather safaried out from our previous visits we thought we’d use this trip to see more of South Africa’s flora (and I snuck in some beaches too). Day 1: Port Elizabeth to… Read More Rockskipping Along the Garden Route