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Greetings From a Travel Junkie

Greetings! I’m Chris and I'm A Travel Junkie. Join me as I share stories, stunning images, inspiration and useful travel tips with you from my travels around the world. My goal is to help baby boomer travellers explore the planet in style and comfort, and, most importantly, have fun doing it. In the words of Oscar Wilde ~ “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret”!

Kalahari Road Trip

Kgalagadi: The Green Kalahari

When I think about the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, (Kgalagadi means “Land Of The Thirst” in the Khoi language) which is pretty much as far north as South Africa extends, the first thing...

Best Travel Apps 2018

12 Essential Apps For Travellers

Everybody has their own idea of what counts as an essential app when travelling, I’m not talking about general apps, like Whatsapp, Gmail, online banking, or your favourite weather application here...

Matjiesfontein Railway Station

Matjiesfontein: Ghosts & War Stories

It was cold when we drove down the main street of Matjiesfontein, which seems as though it’s stuck firmly in the late 19th century, pulled up in the parking area in front of the Lord Milner Hotel and...

Road Tripping Mallorca

Getting to Mallorca is easy, with daily flights from most European cities, we traveled from Baden Baden in Germany, a fairly short flight to the international airport at Palma and then a very long...

Emirates Cape Town

Emirates Business Class Experience

I’ve got to be up-front here, I’m a big fan of Emirates, have been for a good few years now, so I could be a bit biased. Their aircraft are some of the newest I’ve flown on, their...

Mauritius North to South

Mauritius is an increasingly popular holiday destination, and it’s not hard to understand why, a short 4 hour or so flight on Air Mauritius from Johannesburg and you’re in a completely...

Views Wilderness Apartment

Get Away to Wilderness

This incredible little piece of paradise is one that I absolutely have to share  with my friends. It’s a very secure apartment, located literally 2 minutes away from the awesome Garden Route...

Airbnb: Home Away From Home

Airbnb has changed the way that we travellers, well travel, and it’s never been easier than it is now to live the local lifestyle while on the road. The platform makes it entirely possible for you to...

Trondheim Norway

Eat Drink & Stay in Southern Norway

On a recent road trip through Southern Norway, we travelled from Oslo to Bergen then Northwards through Ålesund, to Trondheim and back to Oslo. The journey took 5 days and quite a number of hotels...