Valentine Hotel Hotlist: 6 Sexy Places To Spend Time With A Special Someone

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Africa, Americas, Asia, British Columbia, California, Canada, Continents, England, Europe, London, Malaysia, Mexico, Opinion, Perfect Places To Stay, South Africa, UK Staycation, United Kingdom, USA, Vancouver Island, Wishlists, Worldwide Vacation

Rose at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Falling in love with hotels for Valentine’s Day…

A romantic weekend away for Valentine’s Day – sounds like a great idea in principle, right?

But as anyone who has tried to book even a simple night away with their partner already knows, the process of finding the perfect hotel for romance isn’t all hearts and flowers.

You’re searching for seclusion and sophistication in a Valentine hotel, but you also need that unquantifiable quality – sex appeal. And just like dating itself, there’s always the worry that hotels which look good on paper could turn out to be a let down when we meet them in person.

So I thought I’d compile a list of  the 6 sexiest places in the entire world I’ve ever stayed. These are tried and tested hotels that I would not hesitate in recommending for romance, so you can kick the research to the kerb…

The Perfect Place To Stay in South Africa’s Madikwe Park – Thakadu River Camp

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Africa, Continents, Perfect Places To Stay, South Africa, Women of the world, Worldwide Vacation


safari really is the holiday of a lifetime, so that means staying in just the right spot – and having the perfect safari guide – makes that trip into the bush even more memorable.

I stayed at Thakadu River Camp, one of the area’s most exclusive lodges…

Happy Mandela Day!

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Africa, Continents, South Africa

Nelson Mandela Image at the Hector Pieterson Museum

Today is Mandela Day – the 94th birthday of the man himself, and a symbolic day when everyone around the world should stop and remember what has been achieved in South Africa – as well as what is yet to be achieved. All over South Africa in honour of Mandela Day people are donating their time and energy to good causes, but what can we tourists do to show our support?

How To Negotiate Cape Town’s Nightlife By The Producer Of Kidnap & Ransom

Written by Jaillan Yehia. Posted in Cape Town, Guest Posts, South Africa, Women of the world, Worldwide Vacation

Kidnap and Ransom, filmed in Cape Town

Just back from three months in Cape Town where she filmed the current high-octane ITV thriller Kidnap and Ransom, Executive Producer Rachel Gesua picks her favourite places to take on the legendary Cape Town nightlife, and shows how to become a bona fide child of the Mother City.