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Etosha Nambia

Namibia: Cape Town to Etosha

The day of our long planned road trip through Namibia finally arrived. The trip would take us North from Cape Town to the border post at Vioolsdrift, through Windhoek to Tsumeb, then turning West...

Zell Am Zee Austria

Skiing in Zell Am See Austria

Travelling from Cape Town at the end of January, when it’s at it’s hottest and driest, to Austria in mid winter, with temperatures in the early minuses and snow on the ground is quite a...

Mauritius Grand Baie Paradise Cove

Mauritius Grand Baie

Mauritius seems to have become a kind of default destination to celebrate anniversaries for us, this trip was a week spent at the Paradise Cove Hotel in the North near Grand Baie, to celebrate our...

Sossusvlei Sesriem

Sossusvlei Long Weekend

Sossusvlei is such an awesome place, each visit has revealed another side to that unique place on this earth. This was a dad and kids long weekend road trip, quality time on the road with not much...

Anse Lazio Beach Praslin Seychelles

Seychelles Praslin Island

The Seychelles has got to be one of my favourite places in the world, reason enough to keep going back, this one is from a  visit to Praslin Island with the family. Getting to Praslin The ferry from...

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls is probably not reflective of the rest of Zimbabwe, but as one of the country’s bigger foreign currency earners it’s been pretty much left alone. So it’s a nice...

Mahe Island Beach Seychelles

Mahé Seychelles Islands

At 1500 kilometres East of the coast of Kenya and Tanzania, the Seychelles Islands are pretty remote. As a country, it comprises of around 155 islands with a total population of 90 000 people, the...

Barbados Beach Sunset

Going to Barbados

When I was a teenager, there was a popular song which went something like “woah I’m going to Barbados, in the sunny Caribbean Sea“. That song really talked to me, ever since I have...