Backpacking holidays always seem like they should be about saving money. Travelling cheaply, living in hostels, and buying food from street markets where you can. Nevertheless, you can definitely inject a little luxury into your travels if you need it. Feet Do Travel share some of the reasons why you should treat yourself to luxury when backpacking.
South Africa is a beautiful country, which attracts over 9,000,000 tourists a year. There are a lot of great reasons to visit the country, so book the flights, choose where to stay, and find out why you should book your next vacation for South Africa. Feet Do Travel share 12 reasons to visit South Africa.
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When I visited Marrakech last year I heard stories from locals about a village called Merzouga. I was so intrigued, I booked a tour to this Village. In this tour I saw the Mighty Atlas Mountains and spent the night near Sahara Desert which is just a few kilometres from merzouga.
I have seen many deserts before; the Antarctic desert, Arctic desert, Gobi desert etc. which are much larger then Merzouga Desert, but the beauty of this desert is way more attractive than any other desert in the world. The surroundings are magical, it has high dunes, golden color of sand at sunrise and sunset and the sky full of stars sets this desert apart from many desert which I visited in my life. I booked a 3 days desert tour from Marrakech and here are the details of every day which I spent there.
Before you embark on any type travel, you need to pack, which is sometimes daunting. Deciding what to pack can leave you with a headache, and you ask yourself "which essential items do I need", and "what should I not pack?"
We have been travelling full time in Asia for over two years, and have perfected the ultimate packing list. Whilst we may not have perfected how to travel light, we certainly know which items we cannot do without.
We have been using this essential international travel packing list for many years, and it’s worked for us so far!
We have stayed in All Inclusive resorts, been on luxury tours, gone camping and now we are backpacking, plus we have stayed in every type of B&B and hotel in between. In other words, we know what we are talking about. Regardless of your age, how you are travelling and where you are going, we know the essential items to pack for worldwide travel.
We cover everyday essentials such as toiletries and electronics, how to travel plastic free, which medication you should take, anti-theft protection, plus even what bag to take.
This is Feet Do Travel’s ultimate packing list; all tried and tested! What we carry and why.
If you are a lover of nature, there is nothing better than being in the great outdoors, especially when you are on holiday. Nothing beats exploring and experiencing the wonders of the world, and seeing wildlife in their natural habitat with your own two eyes is far more rewarding than watching it on a screen.
This article can’t even begin to cover all of the amazing options you have to choose from, so make sure you research thoroughly before you plan your trip away.
There are many different types of holiday you can book, but if you are unsure where to start, let us share with you three holidays for wildlife lovers.
Do you have a travel bucket list? If not, why not? The world is full of fantastic destinations and there isn’t enough time to visit them all. Compile a list of your own personal “must see” places and plan some trips. Not all destinations require a long haul flight and plenty of cash, there are plenty of amazing destinations close to home.
Ditch the thoughts of your two weeks in the med this year and visit somewhere new!
I grew up in England where Christmases are generally wet and miserable and if you were lucky, just a little bit overcast and grey! In 2010 we had snow, proper snow where it covered the ground making it pretty and white – now for us Brits, that is the perfect Christmas, the stuff kid’s dreams are made of!
When I was 17 years old, I lost my Grandmother on Christmas Day so for me, the “magic of Christmas” had gone. I didn’t feel I could “celebrate” in the same way so over the years, I discovered that being away from the UK made me the happiest, plus, any excuse to have a holiday, right?
I have since experienced Christmas in five different continents with both snow and sun. I love them both for different reasons, but one stood out for me the most … when I was 3ft deep in snow!
The cold isn’t for everyone …. so which do you think you would prefer?
On a misty December morning whilst in South Africa, I chose to visit Knysna Elephant Park in nearby Plettenberg Bay .
This unique park was founded in 1994 by husband and wife team Ian and Lisette Withers. They had heard of two young elephant calves that had been rescued from a cull in Kruger National Park and were in need of a safe home.
Is White Water Rafting on your bucket list? It was never on mine that’s for sure, but, when I was at Victoria Falls as part of a 2 month overland expedition, this was the main adventure most people in my group were looking forward to and so I became swept up in the excitement!
If you are unaware what White Water Rafting is, let me tell you ... basically you float down a rough river in an inflatable raft dodging rocks and, in the case of the Zambezi, crocodiles and hippos!
The Zambezi is at the top of White Rafting destinations in the world and it’s done at Victoria Falls on a 24km stretch down the Zambezi River. It has a total of 24 Grade 4 and 5 rapids. According to Wikipedia, the grades for rapids are as follows...
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