Camping and the African wilderness: Our holiday in the Kgalagadi

October 1st, 2018|Blog, Travel|

About a year ago, Cilliers’ parents invited us on a two-week camping trip to and from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This park is so popular that you need to book it a full year in advance, which meant 12 months of pure childlike excitement for me! My parents-in-law have done this 4x4 touring many times [...]

Cape Town Treasures Part 2: The Adderley Street flower market

July 23rd, 2018|Lifestyle, Photo galleries, Travel, Uncategorized|

As far as Cape Town treasures go, the Adderley Street flower market is at the very top of the list. This century-old market is as synonymous with the Mother City as Table Mountain and Cape Point. The flower market adds vibrancy and colour to our beautiful city - it's a real gem and a must-visit! [...]

Visiting the beautiful Babylonestoren hotel

July 5th, 2018|Blog, Lifestyle, Reviews, Travel|

It’s been proper winter weather the past few weeks … Icy winds and days of continuous rain had every Capetonian smiling from ear to ear, because this feels like the good old times (before showering had a time limit). Amidst the gruelling cold, a heartwarming gift arrived: the world famous Babylonstoren farm here in the [...]

Our holiday in marvellous Morocco (+ travel tips)

June 7th, 2018|Travel|

I’ve always thought of Morocco as this exotic destination, a place of magical allure, and going there has been at the top of my bucket list for years. Situated at the very north end of Africa, this country’s captivating diversity comes from the Berber, Arabic and European influences, making Morocco rich in culture, colour and [...]

Our holiday at the Kruger National Park

November 22nd, 2017|Blog, Travel|

Cillers and I recently celebrated our second wedding anniversary with a trip to the Kruger National Park (KNP). Instead of flying there, we decided to drive. Brave, I know. Especially with our roads riddled with holes, making it look like Swiss cheese. And, well, taking on all those kilometres by ourselves. But, in our youthful [...]

Travel Essentials

October 27th, 2017|Travel|

With my third (maxi-sized) passport slowly but surely gathering more and more stamps and visas, it is safe to say that I am a seasoned traveller. With all those miles behind my name travelling has become a bit mundane, especially since it is all done for work. But, at least my packing skills have become [...]

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