Tag: Adventure Travel

I’m moving to Vilankulo in Mozambique!

The first place I ever fell in love with was Mozambique.  I never really moved on. We kept having a string of affairs on beaches, islands, boats … Today, nearly a decade later,…

Chobe: my top safari experience to date

My parents never took us on ‘Safari’. They took us to the Wildtuin – our name for the Kruger National Park in my Afrikaans family- at least once a year. I remember how me, my sister and…

Deep-sea fishing with Big Blue Vilankulo

View this post on Instagram #366DaysOfMakingSpace 164/366 We were off to the high seas at first light. I'll sharing the story of how @mzansigirl and I caught our first fish each on…

Turbine Hotel and Spa Knysna

It is, in my opinion, kind of impossible  – especially if you’re a first language Afrikaans speaking South African like myself – to visit Knysna and not have Dalene Matthee’s novel, ‘Circles in the Forest’…

The Blue Hippo Farm

My friend Milton Schorr – who regularly contributes to My blog WITH HIS EPIC STORIES – drove his motorcycle named Richard in the direction of Greyton, South Africa, and had such a moving tale to…

Death Valley National Park

Earth and Sky The mere mention of Death Valley National Park stirs images of an inhospitable, wretched landscape of nothingness. Truth be told, there is an alluring and astounding variety of natural…

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve

Gamkaberg Nature Reserve originates in, and penetrates to, the depths of my being. Under the custodianship of CapeNature, it reminds me that I travel not to escape life, but to not allow life to escape me. Roughly 30…

Debre Damo Church in Ethiopia

My friends Malcolm and Kristina (from the Manda Wilderness Community Trust and Nkwichi Lodge) went to Ethiopia and I didn’t talk to them for over a month. And not because I couldn’t.  I wouldn’t. I’ve…

Shark Cage Diving

A Wet Thrill or Conservation Exploit?  In the summer of 1975, Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster movie ‘Jaws’ was released. I remember the film so well. It was probably the first movie I watched unsupervised…

Snorkeling in Ballito

Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal is probably best known for its gorgeous beaches, packed with sun seeking tourists in the holiday season, superb climate and way above average night life. But few people know that…

Easy Riding in Vietnam

Light drizzle had accompanied us the last hour of our first day’s ride through the lush green central highlands of Vietnam. I sat behind Truong as he led my husband on I…

Adventure Love
ABOUT

We love to travel and everything that goes with it. From wine to a health retreat and all the marvelous things this world has to offer in between.

Latest Posts