Cuba today
Cuba today: Private dreams and public reality

Cuba today can be fascinating, yet also incredibly frustrating. Here’s our experience of a country struggling to combine capitalist prosperity with communist ideals.

Parque Guanayara Cuba
Coffee and communism in Parque Guanayara

Parque Guanayara's natural pools and waterfalls make a great day trip from Trinidad and an insightful way to understand the lives of people working in the coffee industry.

Okonjima Nature Reserve Okonjima Cheetah Walk
Walking with cheetahs at Okonjima Nature Reserve

Here's what it's like walking with cheetahs in the Okonjima Nature Reserve, whether you should do it and how to book.

Pelican point kayaking and sandwich harbour 4x4 tour
Pelican Point Kayaking & Sandwich Harbour 4×4

There are many tours you can take in Walvis Bay. But don't miss Pelican Point kayaking or Sandwich Harbour 4x4. Here's all you need to know.

Things to do in Mexico
Mexico road trip – Impressions of a challenging journey

Are you thinking of a Mexico road trip? Here are our impressions from a month on the road in this incredibly varied but challenging country.

driving in mexico
The trials and tribulations of driving in Mexico

Driving in Mexico can be safe & easy, but also tricky and stressful depending on where you go. Here's our advice for driving in Chiapas & Yucatán.

Kandy to Ella train, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s Kandy to Ella train – An unforgettable journey

The Kandy to Ella train meanders over misty mountains and manicured tea plantations. Discover why it is a must on any Sri Lankan itinerary.

Namibia Wildlife Conservation
Trophy hunting & Namibia’s wildlife conservation challenge

Namibia’s rural farmers lose their livelihood when wildlife kill their livestock. But should Trophy Hunting be part of the solution?