destinations

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 →

A photo taken at Madikwe of a wild dog

madikwe – bushveld paradise

Madikwe has to be one of my favourite places in SA…I have been many times and like to stay in different lodges each time. This time I went with my family and my in-laws, so there were 8 of us in total. We stayed at Buffalo Ridge Safari Lodge…I was initially disappointed as the staff member who greeted us was… Read more →

A travel photo of Dubrovnik in Croatia

Europe trip – planned

Friends of ours are getting married in Canterbury, UK in April 2015! We are so happy and excited for them! Sean and Cat couldn’t be more suited for each other and we wish them all the best and can’t wait to join them for their big day! However, we have decided…(when I say we…I really mean me) to make a… Read more →

An image of the world map

wishlist of destinations

I think we all have a list of countries and places we would love to visit if we had endless time and funds. I know I definitely do…I have been lucky enough to travel a bit overseas and around SA a lot…but there are still many places I would love to explore. Below is my list…what is yours? Etosha (Namibia)… Read more →