Each year, tens of thousands of individuals travel to other countries to teach English. They do this for a variety of reasons, including learning about a new culture, earning money to travel, seeking adventure, or simply experiencing something new and exceptional.

For the modern-day traveller, the innovation around technology and travel apps has led to an improvement in the all-round holiday experience. For some, a trip to Europe with a mobile camera is a must, while for others, the desire to escape to a tropical island with an Amazon Kindle and Podcasts appeals.

The capital of Latvia is a cultural centre, with museums and concert halls, art nouveau architecture, and a pedestrianized Old Town that opens onto the vibrant Livu Square.

Angala Boutique Hotel & Guest House in the Cape Winelands is the ideal place to focus on your wellbeing — of every kind. I made it my base for a couple of nights to indulge in their hydrotherapy, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi and ozone pool. As well as the quiet living so elegantly elevated by the mature garden, presence of angels and considerate hospitality.

The days of carefree spontaneous travel are long gone with quarantines and postponements, lockdowns and isolation, dread and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus dominating our plans.

With a mix of British architecture, museums, markets and traditional village life existing effortlessly alongside budget hostels and five-star hotels, Livingstone is at the heart of Zambian tourism. Founded in 1905 and named after the renowned Scottish explorer Dr David Livingstone, the city owes its existence primarily to Victoria Falls, or Mosi-oa-Tunya — the Smoke that Thunders, as it is aptly known.

I round off each day with an hour’s walk, often longer, as it helps to clear my mind after a busy day and affords me an opportunity to don my best Women’s Boots. Beyond that though, I regularly seek out escapes to the surrounding beaches and mountain slopes, of which there are thankfully many.

Here’s a look at some of my recommended Cape Nature Trails to encourage you to get out there too. …

In a privately managed 21,000 hectare portion of the Marakele National Park — an exclusive wilderness at the foot of South Africa’s scenically beautiful Waterberg mountain range, Marataba Conservation Camps host a range of innovative and conservation-themed safaris from their sensitively placed accommodations.

As written for Amadi Travel and appears in Hamaji Magazine.

Rewilding The Land

Uniquely situated where the lush bushveld gives way to the Kalahari sands, Marataba is a public-private partnership that is committed to protecting the area’s diverse flora and fauna through hands-on conservation practices. Formally proclaimed in 2001, Marataba’s first conservation milestone was the rehabilitation of old farmland into…

With its incredible architecture, culture, and cuisine, Baku is a truly unique destination and yet often overlooked by tourists. In this guide, you’ll find out what Baku is known for, and why it’s time to start planning your trip to the Azerbaijan capital.

And if you need another reason to visit Baku, the Azerbaijan visa application from the United States, and several other countries, is online making getting your visa is fast and hassle-free.

Outstanding Architecture

Baku boasts some of the world’s most innovative architecture. Modern glass and steel masterpieces are dotted throughout the city alongside much older, traditional buildings. …

Europe is a continent that offers an all round holiday experience for tourists. I love the cities that are rich in history with buildings dating back 2000 years, and visiting them is an incredible experience.

Their natural beauty will fuel your senses —…

Dawn Bradnick Jorgensen

Writer. Earth Advocate. A Conscious Traveller. Consultant in Sustainable Travel Practices. Determined to save a species 🌱 http://theincidentaltourist.com/

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