For a small fishing village of just 800 people in 1820, the two-hundred-year growth of Dubai has been stratospheric in comparison to many nations. It leads the world in many indices and lays claim to a boutique of “firsts”: It plays host to the world’s busiest airport for global traffic, for example, and over 100 shopping centers...
It’s a traveller’s nightmare. After weeks of planning, and days of anticipation for a global conference (to which I had dreamed of receiving an invite) I find myself beyond passport control and sat waiting at my boarding gate - and my wallet is simply nowhere to be found.  A few calm bag checks are...
Fynbos-Pods
In a world in which we are so connected by smart devices and The Internet of Things, there’s a deep human yearning (for most of us at least) to escape it all, nestle back into nature, and inhale a panoramic view or some silence. It’s only when we breathe it in, do we realise how much we...
Air Mauritius wins Best Indian Ocean Airline Award
Air Mauritius won the Indian Ocean’s Leading Airlines 2019 and four other accolades at the 26th Annual World Travel Awards held at the Sugar Beach Hotel, Mauritius.
I love the way travel continues to re-invent itself. New trends include green travel, grass-roots experiential holidays, and volunteer vacays, to name a few. Even in the last half-decade alone, many tourists have rejected hotels in favour of Airbnb, dropping shuttles and tour operators in favour of Uber. Pure disruption. But this one I...