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Eilean Donan Castle, Kyle of Lochalsh Scotland

Top 5 picturesque castles in Scotland

Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries I have been to, and the landscape is scattered with beautiful castles, manor houses and tales of times gone by. It’s got a magical and mystical air about it…let’s just say that it was right up my street, as I love taking photos of old buildings. My family knew this after I went… Read more →

Planning a road trip: Scotland

We are now 8 weeks till our trip to Scotland, I am so excited and my shopping list keeps getting longer and longer! Like did you know Hunter boots are sooo much cheaper there (will definitely be getting a pair – I’m in love with them). I have no idea how I will fit everything I want to buy in… Read more →

View of the city from the wall surrounding Dubrovnik

Top 10 Dubrovnik attractions

As it is the start of the new year, with new beginnings and new experiences. I am planning all the trips I want to take this year. Then also my husband can apply for his leave early 🙂 So, I’m in the process of planning another trip to Croatia, however, this time instead of just going to Dubrovnik, we are going… Read more →

Some essentials to pack for a European beach holiday

What to pack for a European Summer holiday?

As I fly to Cyprus on Friday evening, there is a mad dash to try and pack everything and remember what all I need or think I’ll need to take. I checked the weather this morning and we are looking at an average of 32°C and 75% humidity…with a comfort index or what it actually feels like being around 42°C…… Read more →

View of Prague from the top of the St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

travel photography hints & tips

As I am sure you have realised by now, I do love to travel. I have been lucky to visit Europe a few time, where each time has been a completely new and exciting experience. So in just 4 short weeks, we are off to Cyprus with friends for a 2 week beach holiday adventure! I’m sure it is going… Read more →

The boats and fishermen of Paternoster at sunrise

Paternoster, a foodie’s paradise

For my mother’s 60th we decided to go to Paternoster for a week. If you are wondering where that is, don’t worry my mom didn’t know either till I got her to google it. Paternoster is a picturesque little town on the West Coast of the Western Cape. I think it is slightly understated and a little rustic but so naturally… Read more →

The room at Thakadu River Camp

Thakadu River Camp, Madikwe

It is no secret that I love Madikwe and try and go there as often as humanly possible…I have even blogged about this – Madikwe Bushveld Paradise. The other thing that I love to do is try a different lodge everytime I go. I found out on this last trip that there are 31 lodges in total…so this is my aim…stay… Read more →

The view from Perna Perna - A ship on the horizon, outside Unit 17

things to do in Umdloti, KZN

For those who are not familiar with Umdloti, it is a small beach resort town, between Ballito and Umhlanga on the KwaZulu- Natal North Coast. It is quite a small but very pretty, as you don’t only have the ocean but also natural forest around you. Accommodation: We stayed at the Perna Perna Resort…the main deciding factor was that it is… Read more →