Stoked to Travel

Stoked to Travel

Claire Stokes and her Stoked to Travel blog is a must read for the more intrepid UK traveller. Originally from Brighton, Claire has taken the life and vibrancy of her home town and transferred it into her writing. Expect detailed destination guides, great travel tips and posts that make you want to get up and go.

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30th January 2020

The Garden Route South Africa is the country’s most iconic road trip. The full Garden Route stretches from the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town to the friendly town of Port Elizabeth. It winds past beautiful beaches, staggering cliff drops and...

24th December 2019

Cape Town, located at the tip of South Africa is easily one of the most beautiful and interesting cities in the world. Known the world over for its warm climate, incredible landscape and vibrant city centre, it’s a destination with a bit of everything. From stunning beaches, cute fishing towns, alluring wine farms, excellent restaurants, a cosmopolitan CBD and a jaw-droppingly beautiful mountain range, there’s no shortage of things to do in Cape Town. Yet even the...

10th December 2019

Choosing which islands to visit for a Greek island-hopping itinerary can be quite a daunting (but exciting) challenge....

9th December 2019

A safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa is one of those once-in-lifetime experiences for most people. Renowned...

19th October 2019

Cape Town, arguably one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is a must-visit destination in South Africa. Whether...

12th October 2019

One day in Athens may not seem like a long time to explore the capital city of Greece, but you can visit and see a surprising number of top attractions with just 24 hours in Athens. Of course, if you’re planning a weekend city break in Athens, then you can do all of these essential attractions and more. Visiting Athens in one day is most likely if you’re stopping by at the start or end of a Greek island hopping itinerary. A one day Athens itinerary might also be useful...

4th October 2019

Milos is an unspoilt and lesser-known Greek island without half the crowds of other places in Greece, and I had been eager to visit for a while. So, we finally went to Milos this summer and it has easily become one of my favourite European...

18th September 2019

The dreamy Greek island of Santorini is considered one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. In...

6th August 2019

This summer, I just fancied a road trip in Croatia. I had one week or so to spare, and knew that I wanted to spend my...

3rd August 2019

If you’re wondering where to go luxury glamping in Croatia, look no further. This paradise island is one of the most...

3rd July 2019

Ella was our final destination during an amazing two week trip to Sri Lanka. Having travelled through the chilled out beach towns of the South Coast, we were ready to head inland. I was really excited to explore the famous Hill Country of Sri Lanka...

18th June 2019

On our two week trip around Sri Lanka, we knew that Yala National Park was a must visit attraction, but we were sure where to stay in Yala. Whilst searching for accommodation near the national park, I came across the stunning Chena Huts by Uga Escapes and realised I’d seen these private-pool wooden thatched villas all across Instagram. How many minutes did it go from seeing Chena Huts online to booking ourselves a night’s stay there? Not long at all. It was a bit of a no...

5th June 2019

Having recently spent two weeks in Sri Lanka, I stayed in some amazing hotels and one of these was the Anantara Peace...

23rd May 2019

Are you wondering where to find those adorable penguins in South Africa that you see in pictures online? You’ve come...

23rd May 2019

Visiting Robben Island is one of the top activities to do in Cape Town and really ought to be included on any length...

23rd May 2019

Beautiful Sri Lanka, a recent victim of terrible terrorist attacks, is desperate for its recently-thriving tourism...

23rd May 2019

Townships have always been a point of curiosity for me. Not only have I wanted to visit South Africa for more than a...

23rd May 2019

Cape Town, South Africa’s glorious ‘Mother City’ has been a destination I have wanted to visit for a long time...

23rd May 2019

Cape Town is a foodie heaven. Whether it’s healthy food you’re after or typical local Cape Malay or Southern...

23rd May 2019

As the weather is beginning to improve in London and we enter Spring, I thought it’s about time to get out and about...

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