Leave the grey skies behind

You could turn to light therapy lamps to beat the autumn and winter blues, or you could travel instead! Discover our six prescriptions to help you tackle the cold with a smile

The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are falling and the...


The great esCAPE 

With Table Mountain as a backdrop, beautiful beaches and a relaxed cosmopolitan atmosphere, it isn’t surprising that everyone wants to head for Cape Town.

It’s a city overflowing with imagination, and without a doubt one of the most creative places to...




And there is something for everyone!

With great places to stay in private houses, relaxed restaurants with white tablecloths and stars to their name, local arts and crafts in chic design boutiques, converted factories and dis...


The new American dream

I am an archipelago with a mythical name, located in the tropics.

My volcanic landscape is unique.

My culture is a melting pot of Maori, Pacific, Asian and North American heritages.

I am the only American state that is an island.

My islands are far, f...


One legendary train may hide another that is less well known but just as mythical.

Wonder, elation, nostalgia... Train journeys have never ceased to awaken a longing for adventure and childhood dreams. And that fascination is increased tenfold by these trains with legen...


When your journey opens you up to the world

Our very own Jean-Christophe and his clan are having an incredible experience around the world.They have now been away for six months, and have shared with us a few pictures from their travels around Asia.

"Our new port of call...


We take a look at the dreams that could be yours.

According to Freud, our dreams reveal who we are. They reflect our fears, desires, perversions and what is unique about us. At Looking For Charly, we need to understand your dreams, as they will make up the very essence...

What am I? 

My first is overflowing with ancient forts

My second has perfumes of incense

My third possesses a fabulous desert of dunes

My fourth welcomed Sinbad the Sailor and the Queen of Sheba

My whole is a Gulf State. Perhaps the most beautiful and the most authentic...



We bring you some tips from Jean-Christophe who is currently travelling the world with his family

“It has been 20 years since I first visited Nepal and my passion for this tiny country has never waned.

Although most of the highest peaks in the world can be found there, i...


Charly’s team: their travel wish list

One of the dangers of working at Looking for Charly is that every day you are constantly exposed to dangerous levels of wanderlust. It’s not easy to remain at your desk when you have to contend with images of tropical lagoons, myste...

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