Author: Gesten Van der Post

Some people say Gesten is the Keyzer Soze of the journalism and content writing world.

Bucharest is one of Eastern Europe’s most appealing destinations, well known for its safety, inexpensiveness, impressive architecture, and attractive landmarks. Still, one of our favourite things about Bucharest, and what calls out to most travellers is the outgoing and energetic nightlife scene. As Romania emerged from its communist regime during the 90’s, locals adopted an outgoing and party hard attitude, and the city itself evolved to meet these requirements. Partygoers are constantly on the lookout for the latest and trendiest spots to enjoy their evenings, and it is not surprising as to why there are an abundance of spots to…

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Remember the time when you were able to completely switch off and enjoy your vacation to the fullest? The time when your employer, employees, colleagues, clients, and customers were not able to reach you? If you can, then you belong to a one really lucky group of people who is able to disconnect from work and enjoy your vacation. However, when it comes to the rest of us, those days are long gone. Now, even while you are on your vacation, you still need to find some ‘free time’ for working and for catching up. But, it is not the…

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Welcome to Idaho, the nature lover’s heaven and one of the best road trip destinations! This state is big, and be sure that wherever you go, you will end up finding something amazing and spectacular to do or see. From hills and mountains to lakes and waterfalls, Idaho has it all and it is willing to share it with all its residents and tourists passing by. It does not matter whether you are an adrenalin junkie or a peaceful lover of nature, Idaho will treat you well. It is needless to say that if you love the great outdoors, you…

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Whether you have an online blog, or a start up business website, satisfying your visitors should be your number one priority. If you create a good user experience on your website, then your site visitors will return for more. Once you’ve created a loyal audience you can then use your website as a revenue stream through adverts and marketing products and services. This is what is known as affiliate marketing. What is affiliate marketing? Affiliate marketing is simply where you earn money by linking your website directly to products or services offered by other companies. There are many different ways…

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From the outside, and often the inside too, the adventure travel industry appears fuelled by testosterone and facial hair. Bucking this stereotype is Katy Willings, who has been in charge of organising some of the World’s most renowned adventures, including the longest and toughest horse race on Earth, a hair raising long distance paramotor challenge and a motorbike ride across the Globe’s largest frozen lake. In the process of running these trips for others, Katy has had some incredible travel adventures of her own. She now hopes to inspire and encourage other women, and men, to step out of their…

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In a recent study, American workers left nearly 768 million days of unused vacation days on the table. This is up 9% from 2017. Many business professionals in the United States feel overworked and overwhelmed, opting to forgo their allotted vacation days for fear of falling behind. Opting to forgo allotted vacation days can have serious ramifications on an individuals mental and physical health and well-being. However, an even greater issue that persists is the inability to disconnect from the office once on vacation. A majority of office workers have admitted to checking in on work emails and messages while…

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Enjoying the seven seas is one of those things best done from a chartered yacht. You get to explore hidden coves and really enjoy getting away from it all. But how can you find the best price for a boat rental or yacht charter? Making a splash isn’t just the reserve of the rich and famous. Enjoying a sailing trip, or a simple boat rental is an enjoyable activity all around the world. If you’re exploring countries like Greece, Croatia, Thailand, the USA or Australia, going sailing can be an experience that makes the whole trip. Finding the best price…

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If you’re travelling on holiday, or you’re on a business trip, one way to really spoil the whole experience is by getting ill. So it makes sense to know some simple precautions you can take to avoid getting ill when travelling. After all, no matter how long you’re away, you don’t want to waste time laying in bed or running for the toilet! It happens, and the seeds of it are often planted during the trip, especially if you pick up something like a stomach bug. However, there are precautionary steps you can take before, during, and after your time…

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It’s that time of year again! We’ve picked our favourite Black Friday travel deals just for you… It might be that you’re actually planning a trip, so the discount could be useful. Or maybe you’ve been waiting all year for the right time to grab a bargain holiday. Well, this might just be the time to do it. As usual there are some great Black Friday travel deals, and we’ve had a look to find our favourite deals for you. Here’s our recommendations… Priority Pass Airport lounge passes are an essential addition for the regular or luxury traveller. And, the…

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We don’t need to tell you how amazing Japan is when it comes to technology. While many people travel on vacations to see monuments and museums, Japan is one of those places visited for it’s incredible tech scene. In fact, Japan has an incredible history at the forefront of modern technology, with well known tech brands like Sony, Honda, Canon and Nintendo just a few of the household brands to have come from the country. Visiting Tokyo is like visiting a techie mecca for many, with Robot Cafes and museums dedicated to engineering marvels. That said, though, you still need…

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Being a shopaholic is not easy. When you want to travel, you need to do proper research on the best shopping destinations worldwide, so you don’t end up being unable to buy anything. For those who don’t love shopping as much, this doesn’t sound like a big problem. But if you really love shopping, traveling to one of the best shopping destinations is just the thing for you. The good thing about traveling to these places is that there is a lot more to see than just big shopping malls and sale signs. So whoever is going with you won’t…

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Long hearalded as the land of adventure travel, there’s a new and thrilling way to experience India. Get ready for the Rickshaw Run! The land of Bollywood and spirituality is a huge draw for those looking for adventure travel. But the country’s size and diversity are also its downfall for those who only have two weeks off work, but want some thrilling Indian adventure travel. The Adventurists believe they have the answer…the Rickshaw Run. Travelling the length of India in typical tuk-tuks or rickshaws, the Rickshaw Run covers nearly 3000km of India’s west coast, with the start line in Cochin…

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There are a few essential man skills that every guy needs to learn how to do. Some of them could save your life, most of them are just cool things that will make you the envy of your peers. After all, if you’re gonna be a playboy you need to have a good arsenal of man skills! And actually, you don’t need to be a guy to upskill. Ladies, you can one up your guy if you know a few of these essential life skills too! So these are the man skills (or lifes skills) to learn right now (and…

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Playboy lifestyle’s mean you need to know your classic manly cocktails. And know how to make them! If you’re looking to throw the coolest party, impress a lady or just have a great drink with your buddies at home, it pays to know how to make an awesome classic cocktail. These are all simple classics, nice and manly, which use just a few of the essential spirits and mixers you probably have in your drinks cabinet. Sorry: screwdrivers, espresso martinis and cosmos don’t make the grade… Drinks you should have in your cabinet Vodka (Stolichnya, Ciroc or Grey Goose)Scotch Whisky…

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A city break on your own can sometimes be better than a city break for two. Do what you want, when you want, lie in bed, stay up late – the choice is yours. If you’re looking for the best city break in Europe for a solo traveller, all of these are great options. The criteria for a good solo city break? It needs to have plenty to keep you occupied, including nightlife, art and culture and food. The locals being friendly gets bonus points and as this is a site for Playboys, opportunities to meet the fairer sex really…

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