Category Archives: Destinations

Our playground: Southern Africa

We love to compare Travel By XO to a great chef: producing unique recipes with the best local ingredients and passionate hands. We imagine your best holidays with some of the most beautiful destinations in the world which just happen to be all concentrated around us in Southern Africa. From the pristine and desert beaches […]

A Year of Indulgence

Do you have an appetite for a culinary discovery? Thirsty for new gourmet creations? Hungry for creative new concepts? Then South Africa is your destination. A culinary melting pot of master pieces influenced by a myriad of fantastic cooking cultures that result in some of the world’s finest restaurants and most brilliant chefs. South Africa […]

In Search of Hidden Gems

For this year of indulgence we have chosen to take you on a gastronomic journey orientated around some of the most talented Chefs of the continent.  Some of the chefs featured on the itinerary of the month are known worldwide and have a long-term reputation. But let us not forget that the New Year is […]

Constance Belle Mare Plage or the art of perfection

  While finding any type of accommodation on the Internet these days is just a matter of a few clicks – finding one that will satisfy all your needs and embody the well-earned holiday you have been dreaming of is another thing There are very few resorts that can pride themselves in being able to […]

The Best of Mauritius

  Food Mauritian food is one of the prime examples of Creole cuisine blending three great world cuisines namely Chinese, French and Indian in one beautiful marriage of dishes filled to the brim with intense flavours and fragrant aromas! Think Chinese Chow mein with Mauritian style seafood and fresh fish full of taste and texture […]

Treasures and Rum in Paradise

We all know that moment when we turn on the radio and come across the new cover version of an old song. Often we enjoy these cover versions of an old favourite – it brings back the memories we connect to the song and the feelings we associated with it – here at Travel by […]

The Trogon House and Forest Spa

How can you Make a Teenager Happy?

Growing up in a large Italian family I know what it means when you struggle to keep your children and especially teenagers entertained on a holiday – but luckily for you that is where we come in! We put together a great adventurous holiday for you and your family that will be just as appetising […]

Pamushana Lodge - Zimbabwe

Singita: Lodges for Children’s Happiness

You love travelling, discovering new amazing destinations? You are curious of everything and you love nature and wilderness? So welcome in Africa! Only problem which wouldn’t be one, you have children. Yes, as you may know, some of the top range accommodations do not accept them. But, should you sacrifice your desire of making a […]