About Dave Holcroft

He's seen a bit of the world on a shoestring shorter than you can care to imagine. He writes with flair, comedic value in a satirical and often thought provoking manner. He also enjoys writing in the 3rd person...

Sightseeing In South Africa: The Best Places To Visit

From Pixabay

Whether you’re backpacking through Johannesburg or staying in a luxury hotel in Kuoni there are some places in South Africa that you won’t want to miss when you’re on your trip. Offering the most spectacular ‘once in a lifetime […]

The Best US Cities to Visit for a Long Weekend

A Short Break Stateside
A vacation is the perfect way to relax and unwind, especially for those that have been working long and hard. Yet not everyone finds the time to set aside for a long vacation, which is why many […]

Aussie Quiz – How Much Do You Really Know About the Land Down Under?

There are many stereotypes which surround Australia, some of which are a little closer to life Down Under than others. Is it really a land of sunny beaches, barbeques every day, and kangaroos hopping around everywhere?

Austravel set out to find out […]

The Wild Side of Florida – More than Mickey Mouse

Natural Holidays in Florida
Orlando is known around the globe as the capital of all things Disney and home to sixteen world-class theme parks packed with pulsating rollercoasters, real-life cartoon characters and enough stimuli to feed a child’s imagination until adulthood… […]

The Routine is the Enemy of Time – Travel Video by Jedidiah Jenkins

If you ever needed a rationale as to why you should travel, or ever wondered why some travellers embark on the most extrordinary life changing journeys then you should invest 4 minutes of your life and watch this video. It […]

Bubble Hotels – Bursting onto the Scene

Never mind the bricks and mortar…
Conventional hotels are getting a little run of the mill these days. We’re not just talking about boutique, elaborate spa ridden luxury either. The diversity and variation of ‘very’ alternative places to stay these days […]

Travelling by Campervan – So Cool!

The Benefits of Hiring a Campervan on Holiday 
Everyone loves going on holiday and it is a great opportunity to explore a new destination that you have never been to before. However, know how to get around and explore somewhere new […]

Travel Essentials App Shpock – The Car Boot Sale App in Your Pocket

With the nights becoming noticeably longer, now might be the perfect time to get a head start on that (now almost critical) spring holiday. March and April are slack water as far as travel companies are concerned and you may […]

Zanzibar in 10 Amazing Insightful Pictures

A PhotoEssay of Zanzibar
Perched off the coast of Tanzania, the tropical paradise of Zanzibar even sounds like a location worthy of a Bounty chocolate bar commercial. For armchair travellers, there’s nothing better than a quick photoessay to get the wanderlust […]

A Piste of Cake – Guilt Free Apres-Ski Calorie Burning

Taking a week away skiing or snowboarding on the majestic, snow lined mountains of Verbier, Whistler or Val Thorens might smack of endorphin releasing, physical activity but there’s a tipping point when it comes to calories burned vs calories consumed when […]