The Bloggers Retreat

Bloggers’ Retreat with The Travel Hack and the Twins That Travel

As I drove down to Somerset earlier this year, I mentally went through the list of bloggers that I would be joining on the first-ever Bloggers’ Retreat. Bloggers I followed, I looked up to and wanted to emulate would be there, learning with me. And here was me, in my first six months of blogging,…

Change Your Domain Name & Move Your WordPress Site

Sometimes you realise that the domain name you are using just doesn’t fit anymore. Maybe you have changed direction in your life or you feel that you have outgrown your name. In May 2018, I decided to change my domain name from The Barefoot Travellers to The Silver Nomad as it fitted more with me…

Zimbabwe – 5 things I wish I had known before I went

I have to admit that I only went to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe for 2 days, after our Botswanan safari, but I quickly realised the amount of misinformation and general confusion that is bandied about. So I would like to try to put some of it straight. 1 – Money – Cash is KING Let’s…

Top Twelve Tips for the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal – top 12 tips to make your visit awesome!

The Taj Mahal is on most people’s travel bucket list. The iconic testament to love, it was built in the 17th Century by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The stunning intricately carved white marble monument rightly deserves its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As…

Is Your Name on the Hurricane List for 2018?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Is your name Sara or Joyce, maybe you are Florence or Valerie? How about Gordon, Isaac, Michael or William? No, they are not the lastest top baby names, but they are all on the list of this year’s 21 Atlantic Hurricane names (Q, U, X, Y and Z are not…

rice fields in Bali

When is the best time to visit Bali?

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is “When is a good time to go to Bali?” Personally, I would say anytime is good in Bali, but I don’t mind the sun or the rain, either is beautiful to me. Bali lies just south of the equator and has a tropical climate with…

10 things to do in the North of Bali | The Silver Nomad

10 things to do in the North of Bali

Bali has it all – lush tropical forests, stunning beaches, mountains and a volcano or three to climb, sunshine most of the year, a diverse and rich culture – no wonder it is called ‘The Island of the Gods’. An enchanting island to relax and unwind. Whilst most tourists head for Kuta, Sanur or Ubud…