"Help!", I cried as I ran into the only place in the small village in rural Peru with a light on. My boyfriend had had a terrible allergic reaction to something and his face, eyes & throat were swelling up incredibly quickly...what to say next though, knowing how to order a beer in Spanish wouldn't … Continue reading Learning a language – with Rosetta Stone
For those of you that don't know me, I'm a TV presenter & complete travel addict with around 50 countries under my belt. Thanks to the fans of my travel TV shows I've been putting together videos of some recent trips & launched a new YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/AlexOuthwaite I'm going to be posting videos … Continue reading New YouTube channel! SUBSCRIBE!
Now, I know I already wrote about this subject, but I had so much incredible video footage from my last trip that I thought I should make a short clip showcasing my top 5 reasons to visit J&K. I'd love to hear your favourite things about the region too, so comment underneath!
In May & June 2016 I was lucky enough to travel throughout Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Some parts of the region are sometimes prone to turbulence, so for me to visit such a range of places so freely & be involved with the communities was a wonderful opportunity, as I was able to see … Continue reading The Road to Srinagar
If you're following the Peru Gringo trail then you've probably spent a few days dusty & dry and on a variety of buses. Then suddenly, out of the desert appears a compact oasis resort, a dreamy lagoon surrounded by palm trees and 200m high dunes, welcome to Huacachina. Huacachina has a dozen hostels and hotels … Continue reading Add this desert Oasis onto your bucket list – Huacachina
Don't get me wrong, I do enjoy a nice hotel but from my experience depending on what you're looking to get from your trip it's not always the best option. Safari & Overland Tours Africa has some beautiful & luxurious lodges, perfect for romantic trips and also offering more comfortable accommodation for older travellers. However, … Continue reading Is a Hotel always the best way to go?
Hanoi, Vietnam The Sofitel Legend Metropole is an award winning colonial style hotel regularly listed in top World hotel lists. The afternoon tea in the picturesque restaurant overlooking the courtyard area is always very popular and good as a stand alone event. However the main attraction is the the chocolate buffet. For around $25 between … Continue reading Afternoon Tea Around the World