destinations

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 →

Samsonite cosmolite spinner bright pink

perfect suitcase for a Summer holiday

I am in the process of packing and getting ready for my beach holiday…we leave on Saturday morning. Super excited! All I can sing in my head is : We all going on a Summer holiday by Cliff Richards…yeah my parents love him…I might have given away my age…not sure! Anyway, with holiday’s fresh in my mind, I started making… Read more →

Pilanesberg ‘bed weekend’

Every year in August, we spend a fantastic game viewing filled weekend in the Pilanesberg. This year was no different, last weekend, we packed our car full of yummy food and made the two hour journey to the beautiful bushveld. I decided that as we are hardly ever in our timeshare chalet, I would not pack any slippers and would… Read more →