South Africa

Grootbos magic and Overberg spells

I’ve mentioned countless times that I’m smitten with South Africa’s Overberg – a region east of Cape Town on the far side of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. Katarina Mancama and I travelled through Gansbaai last year – a prominent area in the…

Feeding baby Penguins at African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary

I’ve mentioned countless times that I’m smitten with South Africa’s Overberg – a region east of Cape Town on the far side of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. Katarina Mancama and I travelled through Gansbaai – a prominent area in the…

Bloemhof Karoo Farmhouse

It is almost time for me to drive back to Cape Town and I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am about it.  I’ve been in Limpopo and Gauteng (the…

Hotel Verde at the Cape Town International Airport

I often need to catch a flight at some ridiculous hour.  As much as I love travelling, I’m really not a fan of waking up at these hours to be in time for check…

A Vergenoegd Day in Stellenbosch

My friend Louise de Waal from Green Girls in Africa visited Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch recently and she was kind enough to share this incredible story of sustainable  farming and using 700 or so…

366 Days Of Making Space

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…

Slackpacking with a Beachcomber across the Universe

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter,  you’ll know that Katarina and I – #RTroadtrip on social media – travelled through Gansbaai recently. We were celebrating this destination’s GOLD for Best Responsible Tourism Destination at the International Responsible Tourism Awards in…

The Top 10 African Travel Experiences of 2015

It has been a busy year. I collected quite a few new stamps in my passport and discovered some amazing new destinations. As this year comes to a close, I’m doing my…

Snorkeling With Seals

Milton Schorr went Seal Snorkelling with Seal Snorkelling Adventures in Hout Bay, Cape Town, and discovered a wild world beneath the sea.  Our dive began with Nathan Annandale, a tall elastic of…

Gansbaai Outside A Shark Cage

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter you might have gathered from my gazzillion enthusiastic posts that Katarina and I – under #RTroadtrip on social media – travelled through Gansbaai last week. We were celebrating this desitination’s…

#RTroadtrip through Gansbaai

“It seems the time of swimming pools and crime novels officially arrived”, I think to myself as my sunglasses slide off the tomato that replaced my face and the most attractive man…

De Hoop’s Melkkamer Manor House

You know how sometimes you can care with a devotion bordering on obsession? Well, I’ve had a crush on De Hoop Nature Reserve since the first time I saw a photograph of Koppie Alleen’s beach. The…

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