Travel with a mate http://www.travelwithamate.com Travel advice, destinations and reviews from a family of travel addicts. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:47:36 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Part of the Pride  http://www.travelwithamate.com/part-of-the-pride/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:17:57 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31824 Sandy beaches and balmy Summer days go hand in hand with a vibrantly-coloured cocktail mirroring all the colours of whichever island one may find oneself on. And as enjoyable as that may be, you may find that a few days down the line the island life may become a bit redundant. In South Africa we ...

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Refreshing Reasons to Consider a Safari Vacation http://www.travelwithamate.com/refreshing-reasons-consider-safari-vacation/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:13:55 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31820 Just think about it. The city life can be found in pretty much every corner of the planet. You’re probably living in the city right now, and quite possibly trying to concentrate on this post, while cars are zooming by and the city buzz drowns out your thoughts. It’s a rat race out there, and ...

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Experiencing Grape Harvest in Tuscany http://www.travelwithamate.com/experiencing-grape-harvest-tuscany/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:51 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31752 From the most exquisite vine in the world to the ones available in your nearest convenience store, they all have to undergo an important first step: the harvest. Grapes have been traditionally handpicked from their vineyards to be processed into the celebratory beverage we know today as wine. It’s a wonderful experience to take part ...

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Italy Is So Much More Than Rome And Venice http://www.travelwithamate.com/italy-is-so-much-more-than-rome-and-venice/ Fri, 15 Sep 2017 03:29:39 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31814 When you say Italy, people think pizza, pasta, Rome, and Venice. But there’s so much more to the country than that. It has a varied and rich culture and so many more places to see. While Rome and Venice are both wonderful cities to visit but once you’ve seen them, it’s worth visiting Italy again ...

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How To Stay In Touch When Traveling http://www.travelwithamate.com/stay-touch-traveling/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:02:51 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31809 Traveling is awesome. There is so much to see, do and experience from the world, you will always be on the go to find that next magical place. Having said that, it can be hard sometimes too, because you may not be surrounded by the people that you love because they’re back at home, and ...

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Get Your Travel Snaps Insta-Ready With These Tips and Tricks http://www.travelwithamate.com/get-travel-snaps-insta-ready-tips-tricks/ Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:09:40 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31805 It has been reported in a recent survey that Millennials, aged between 18 and 33, all chose the ‘Instagramability’ of their vacation destination above anything else. So instead of cost, travel time or accommodation, how attractive the location is came up as the number one reason for traveling. So with that in mind, how can ...

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Best 7 Things You Definitely Know Before You Go Camping http://www.travelwithamate.com/best-7-things-definitely-know-go-camping/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 23:00:58 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31765 Ah, the great outdoors. Summer may be gradually drawing to a close but there’s still plenty of time to get the most out of the countryside while you still can. So pack up your bags and get ready to head to the country. But first off, check our list of those all-important camping essentials. We’ll ...

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Five Best Family Friendly Adventures in New Zealand http://www.travelwithamate.com/five-best-family-friendly-adventures-new-zealand/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:10:26 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31797 New Zealand sits in the southwestern Pacific Ocean and is spread across two main islands with stunning collection of smaller, mostly uninhabited islands, all of which are gorgeous, highly explorable, and filled with lush forests, idyllic beaches, and jagged mountain peaks that rise and fall across deep azure coastlines and breathtaking lakes and Fjords. New ...

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Australia’s Greatest Road Trips http://www.travelwithamate.com/australias-greatest-road-trips/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:04:53 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31791 Australia is probably the perfect place to take a road trip. It is a huge country with vast expanses of unspoiled outback where you can drive at leisure, stopping off at various destinations to take a look at the country’s great attractions such as Uluru, the Blue Mountains, and Sydney Opera House. Of course, because ...

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At Last, The Secret to Traveling Beautiful http://www.travelwithamate.com/last-secret-traveling-beautiful/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 12:38:08 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31783 If you’ve been saving your pennies for a weekend getaway or luxurious vacation away, it should come as no surprise that the travel industry is thriving. To be sure, direct spending by travelers in the United States averaged $2.7 billion a day, according to the U.S. Travel Association. No matter how much money is spent or ...

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London a la Carte http://www.travelwithamate.com/london-la-carte/ Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:16:33 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31773 It’s better traveling with a mate. Each experience is more fun, more meaningful when shared. There is someone to laugh with or gripe with (never to gripe at). And it’s much more practical to have someone to share expenses. Before we left home, we found the perfect apartment on Home From Home. It was more reasonably ...

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Girly weekend getaway cit break ideas http://www.travelwithamate.com/girly-weekend-getaway-city-break-ideas/ Mon, 04 Sep 2017 08:44:57 +0000 http://www.travelwithamate.com/?p=31742 There is no better way to enjoy a long weekend than by going away with your closest friends. Having a girly weekend can be a great way to relax, unwind, and forget about all your worries back home. Plus, you will probably find that a girly trip with all your besties will be a lot ...

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