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Mountain Escapes: Some food for the soul

Is waking up to the sounds of bird song and rustling trees your perfect idea of a relaxing getaway? Then these 8 mountain retreats in South Africa are just perfect for you! Toplodge - Bergville I couldn't have put this list together without mentioning our favourite mountain escape - Toplodge. Toplodge is situated high up… Continue reading Mountain Escapes: Some food for the soul

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South Africa: An Exceptional Adventure

South Africa is an amazing country filled with eclectic cultures, diverse cuisines and the most stunning landscapes. Now as you know we are South African so obviously the way we see our beautiful country might be a bit rose-tinted but having traveled as much as we have - South Africa still stands out as one… Continue reading South Africa: An Exceptional Adventure

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South Africa Insider: Best Small Towns

South Africa has many grand and spellbinding attractions - Table Mountain, The Kruger National Park and the Drakensberg Mountain Range, just to name a few. It is easy to get lost in the reverence of them and only want to see those kinds of major attractions when you take a trip to South Africa but… Continue reading South Africa Insider: Best Small Towns

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Travel Greece: The Magic of Lindos

Last year I had the absolute pleasure of being able to travel to the most beautiful Greek island - Rhodes (Rhodos). This time it was a girls trip with my best friend and I wouldn't have wanted to do it any other way - the food, the night's out, the entertainment and the stunning landscape… Continue reading Travel Greece: The Magic of Lindos

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Top Tips: For Long Road Trips

Darren and I have taken many long and tiring journeys together to reach our far-flung destinations. And we have been through it all - taking the wrong turn off a highway and being lost for kilometers, driving for hours, starving and having no idea when the next stop is and argued about silly little things… Continue reading Top Tips: For Long Road Trips

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Jordan: More than just the ancient city of Petra

With the impressive ruins of Petra being on our bucket list, I couldn't help but want to research it a little bit more and what I found was a welcoming surprise. Petra is always portrayed as the must see site in the dry country of Jordan but what surprised me most was that Jordan holds… Continue reading Jordan: More than just the ancient city of Petra

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Discover Myanmar: And the remarkable Moken people

If you have seen our Ultimate Bucket List then you will have noticed that Myanmar is quite proudly on our list of places that we would love to visit. While doing some investigating we thought we would share the wonderful and unique facts of this beautiful part of the world to anyone who has Myanmar on… Continue reading Discover Myanmar: And the remarkable Moken people

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Italy’s Best Kept Secret: Vicenza

One of the first trips that we ever took as a couple was to Europe - Italy, England and France - to visit family and friends as well as explore three destinations that I have been wanting to explore since I was a little girl. My dad would always douse me in his exciting, adventure… Continue reading Italy’s Best Kept Secret: Vicenza

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Island Dreaming: 15 Best Lesser-known Island Getaways

1. Zakynthos – Greece Zakynthos may not be as well-known as its sister islands of Mykonos and Santorini but it is definitely the island to have on your bucket list. Zakynthos makes for the perfect island getaway as it attracts less tourists than the other Greek islands while at the same time offering picture perfect,… Continue reading Island Dreaming: 15 Best Lesser-known Island Getaways

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Johannesburg Gems: Get Out Of The City

Anyone living in good old Johannesburg knows that trips out of the city are a definite must to stay sane. I absolutely love Johannesburg; the vibe, the people, the fast pace of it all. But every now and then my heart and soul yearns for some fresh air and an escape from the rat race… Continue reading Johannesburg Gems: Get Out Of The City