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On the 10th of December, shortly after coming back from my and Katarina‘s #RTroadtrip, I got a bee in my bonnet. I sent my friend Heather Mason a message: Me: “I’ve never done a 365days project and I’d like to. Do you want to do one with me in 2016?” Heather: “Sure, I’d be keen to hear […]

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We, a friend, my wife and me, embarked on our long-prepared journey through the world’s second biggest canyon with the firm plan to reach Ai-Ais after four nights and five days of hiking, which seemed feasible with the distances to be covered each day, even if the path leads through rocky terrain and involves several […]

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So, this January, for the first time in many years, it wasn’t southern Africa for winter break. Instead, we headed for one of the world’s iconic bucket list destinations: Australia. We were smitten from the very moment we had made the decision and still are now after we returned home to the grey and grisly […]

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Nov-2014

The Mountain Kingdom of the Middle East It’s crowns everywhere. Floor tiles, wrought-iron fences, flags and corporate logos sport the popular sign of royalty in Jordan and give even the most mundane of affairs an air of sophistication. It fits that people elsewhere in the Middle East think Jordan a remote mountain kingdom with Amman […]

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A Home Away From Home: Namibian Self-Catering Gems Yes, we all love to be pampered with great service and delicious meals at one of the many amazing lodges in stunning locations around Southern Africa, and Namibia is no exception to this rule. With places such as the superb (and largely unknown) Fish River Lodge and […]

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Better Places – A Rail Journey to the Nordic Capitals It must have been one balmy afternoon on the terrace at the Victoria Falls hotel that I discovered and immediately fell for the delights of high tea and especially crumbly-soft scones with clotted cream, strawberry preserve and lemon curd. Ever since that day I go […]

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It’s a random Friday evening and we have surprise visitors that are passing through on their way to Amsterdam. While my wife checks the wine, which we keep in an old wooden crate on the landing, I endeavour to make some impromptu dinner. I get some ripe tomatoes from a pot on the porch and […]

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