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  • Our Essential Africa Itinerary

    So far our blog has explored Europe, Northern and Central America, the Middle East and even Australia. 3 months ago, we decided it was time to explore a continent that we knew surprisingly...

  • Hiking Tikal for Sunrise

    Fumbling through the darkness, my eyes searching the small pool of light radiating from the torch strapped to my bag, concentrating hard, I tried to keep up with our guide. It was 4:30am on...

  • Relaxing at The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    As soon as we stepped foot into the cool, marbled grandeur of the lobby of The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, it was evident that today would be a morning of five star pampering. We...

  • The Wondrous World of the Crystal Ice Caves in Iceland

    Iceland is an island of amazing natural phenomena such as volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and earthquakes, but there is no better place to learn about man’s effect and relationship with...

Crillon Le Brave

Imagine a place where time stands still. A warm breeze ruffling through the vineyards, the rolling Mediterranean vistas sprawled out below as the subtle scent of fresh lavender...

Photos to make you fall in love with East Africa

From the dusty plains of the Masai Mara and Serengeti, to the rich turquoise waters surrounding Zanzibar, East Africa is more beautiful, romantic and full of life than you’d...

Tulia Zanzibar Beach Resort and Room Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? Absolutely. The Tulia Zanzibar Beach Resort is a truly 5 star luxury hotel set in an incredible...

Cheetah’s Rock

A footballing zebra, dinner with a lion and champagne with cheetah – Welcome to Cheetah’s Rock. Of all the amazing things that happened to us on the island of Zanzibar…...

Pongwe Beach Hotel and Room Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? Yes. The Pongwe Beach Hotel delivers what their name promises: Pongwe Beach. Whilst we have seen many...

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    Hi, we are Rachel and Tim from The World in a Weekend. We treat every trip as a once in a lifetime experience, maximising our time by squeezing in as many places and activities as we can. Our passion is to discover secret wonders and try new things, and we are committed to report our honest findings to our loyal readers.

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