Category Archives: Africa

Daydreaming of a magical yoga retreat in Morocco

In 2004 I spent a year working and living in England and the top of the African continent was within reach. I eagerly started planning a trip to Morocco only to realise that I had to be home in South Africa to apply … Continue reading

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Four countries that you need to visit at least once in your life

I love the quote by Matthew Karsten that an investment in travel is an investment in yourself. I pretty much live by this and am always planning my next adventure. There are so many places that I’d love to travel … Continue reading

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West Coast bliss at Sea Shack outside Cape Town

Imagine waking up to the soothing sound of lapping waves as a fresh ocean breeze gently welcomes you to a new day. As you roll out of bed, you open the shutters to your front row view of a private beach. Welcome to Sea … Continue reading

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Local’s to-do list: 5 Cape Town summer activities

Summer is almost here to stay in Cape Town, South Africa; which means that weekend outdoor activity options are endless. As a local, I have done most of the main sites, hikes and token Cape Town experiences; however, there is … Continue reading

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Discover 5 countries to visit which have the best beaches in the world!

One of the best holidays you can go on is a lovely beach vacation. It gives you a chance to relax and rejuvenate before you return to your busy schedule. After all, as the study reveals, people are less stressed … Continue reading

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Flower season at West Coast National Park, Cape Town

The perfect Sunday drive to see Spring’s burst of colourful flowers, between August and September, is up the coast to West Coast National Park  and is about an hour or two’s drive from Cape Town. On arrival, as you purchase your tickets you … Continue reading

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Operation Smile: Changing lives one smile at a time in Zomba, Malawi

If someone told me years ago that one day I would be working in an operating theatre in Zomba, Malawi; I would have laughed and responded with disbelief. Yet last week I sat as a Patient Image Technician (PIT) volunteer for … Continue reading

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