Nov 12

Ggantija Temples Gozo: Older than the Pyramids and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Europe

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

  The Ggantija Temples in Gozo: UNESCO World Heritage Site in Malta A visit to the Ggantija Temples Gozo reveals a culture older than the ancient Egyptians with some fantastic names to boot.  One of the best things about the characters in the Maltese language is that the words make every glance at the map feel […]

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Oct 27

The Candle Festival Malta – What visiting Birgufest is like

By Abi King | South Europe , Western Europe

  Birgufest: The Candle Festival of Malta The Candle Festival of Malta has an official name: Birgufest but it’s the light of thousands of flickering candles that people remember the most. Here’s what it’s like to walk through the streets of Birgu, Vittoria, during the candle festival. And how you can do it yourself.  I […]

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Jun 20

Stunning Malaria-Free Safari from Joburg: Makanyane Safari Lodge in Review

By Abi King | Best Places to Visit in Africa

Makanyane Safari Lodge Review The plane trembles like a bumblebee with vertigo as it lilts and lifts through the sky cavity around Joburg. The ground, a blurred marble of ochre and olive, continues on. And on. And on. It’s only a short hop by air from Johannesburg to the Madikwe Game Reserve in African terms, […]

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Apr 03

Royal Brunei Business Class Review: Melbourne to London on The 787 Dreamliner

By Abi King | Trip Advice

Royal Brunei Business Class Review On December 1st 2013, Royal Brunei’s 787 Dreamliner pushed back from the gate and taxied onto the runway, ready for its inaugural flight to London Heathrow, via Dubai. I was sat in business class, ready to review what is hoped to become a popular route for travellers heading from Melbourne, […]

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