Category Archives: Tips & Advice

TRAVELLING – 9 BIZARRE BUT ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL OBJECTS

I receive the Ready Traveler Newsletter from the site http://www.TravelInsuranceReview.net and this great article made me sit up and take note! 9 Everyday Objects You can re-use for Travel Disaster Survival As stories of last week’s blizzard rolled across our … Continue reading

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White Water Rafting in Swaziland for rugby coaching volunteers at weekend

I thought it important to research some of the things there are to do for our volunteer rugby coaches when they are in Swaziland and I am sure the white water rafting will appeal for anyone looking for excitement and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Rugby coaching in Swaziland

Naomi and Wilson, two of the Swazi rugby coaches, turn up every day at 8a.m. at the “office” / Michael Collinson’s house to pick up what kit they will need and discuss the day’s programme with Michael, their Team Leader.   … Continue reading

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Preparing for Swaziland!

SO excited preparing for my Swaziland trip in just over a week’s time!  I have found the best guide is the Lonely Planet Southern Africa one (it also covers other countries like Lesotho, Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and, of … Continue reading

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Udaipur, Rajasthan – loads to do and see in your spare time

[slideshow) One of the reasons why I chose Lalghat Guest House was because, according to the Lonely Planet,  there was an Ayurvedic Massage Parlour just a few doors down.  On our first night, we came across another one just round … Continue reading

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Sensory overload in Udaipur, Rajasthan

Delhi airport was very modern, clean and uncrowded and we killed time having a foot massage each (1750 rupees for 2) at the spa smelling of sandalwood which was dark, cool and relaxing before taking the 345pm flight to Udaipur.  … Continue reading

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Flashpackers in Ghana – Sharan’s blog

  Monday 17 January We arrived in Accra at 9 pm. Accra time is the same as UK so no jet lag. There was a truck stuck on the tarmac in front of our parking bay which took an hour … Continue reading

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