11 emotions of packing

packing, london

Packing has begun, it’s also stopped a few times for a breakdown. I started packing for London – read more here on why I’m leaving – and its been quite a roller coaster. The problem all starts with the “2 x 23kg” thing, then it gets worse with the “you’ll need all your coats and jerseys”. Phase […]

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Bilene, Mozambique

villa nbanga, bilene, mozambique

‘Africa’s not for sissies’…bring a 4×4 and a sense of adventure to Mozambique When foreigners complain about things not ‘working’ in Africa I always roll my eyes. Don’t come here if you’re not willing to experience the people, culture and community. Things work differently because it’s not your home, adapt, enjoy and take cool pictures. A few […]

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Pants free in Mozambique

swimwear

It wouldn’t be a holiday if I didn’t pack too many clothes The best thing about holidaying at the beach is not having to wear pants. And by pants I mean long pants that you only own because it’s cold and going to work in your pajamas is frowned upon. Going to Mozambique meant I could.. a) […]

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Dullstroom

dullstroom dam

Where to eat, sleep and slay in Dullstroom… Dullstroom is basically the winter travel destination of your dreams. And it’s only like 2.5 hours out of Joburg. Weekend whiskey tasting vacay, check, romantic fishing getaway, check, hiking exercise excursion, check. It’s got it all, plus a chocolate shop. I’ve been there a couple of times this year […]

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A road trip through the Eastern Cape

Klein karoo

I did a road trip through the beautiful South African Eastern Cape early this year. Starting off spending a night in Graaf Reient, a small town in the Karoo with a big church and amazing lamb shank. Just outside of Graaf Reinet is the micro-town Nieu-Bethesda, which takes you back in time about 100 years. There’s no […]

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