Road Trip Essentials

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There are exactly 50 days left over in this year of 2014. Fifty days! Can you believe that? This also means that the holiday season is on its way and all us Joburgers will be invading the coast like Independence Day (the movie, you know? Ugh, forget it). I’m also counting down the 46 days… Read more »

Kaapsehoop {travel}

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There is a little town in South Africa that has only about 200 residents, where you are greeted with a signpost that its children, dogs and horses run free – it is the only place in South Africa where wild herds of horses occur, with the closest other place in Namibia. This is Kaapsehoop. Or… Read more »

10 tips for travelling on a very strict budget

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Travelling the weekend before pay day is not wise, let met tell you. It is budget this and budget that – no, you can’t have that chocolate, because not only will it make you fat, you will probably need that R10 for toll money. We had to turn around before a toll gate because I… Read more »

Mabalingwe {weekend trip}

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If there is one thing in South Africa that it doesn’t lack, it’s nature reserves. I mean, we have so many stunning animals on this continent and us city folk love to see them close up. So, last weekend, Flip and I joined my parents at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. We arrived late Friday evening, owing… Read more »

In search of the big tree {Tsitsikamma}

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“But memories got left behind while you kept walking on; every time you had to retrace your steps further to return to your memories, and sometimes it was better not to turn back at all.”  – Dalene Matthee Most South African school children are familiar with Dalene Matthee’s work. An author, based in Knysna, she… Read more »

Adventures in Honeymooning {Golden Gate}

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There‚Äôs a little town in the belly of the Maluti Mountain range, in the Free State, called Clarens. Now, some of you might be familiar with it, and although it increased in popularity in recent years, owing to its burgeoning artscape, the town has always held a sense of wonderment to me. As a little… Read more »

Mothercity Memories

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Earlier this year, we went down to Cape Town for a wedding. The groom borrowed my camera’s memory card and I only got it back recently, so today I am sharing some of my favourite shots taken at the wedding.  My extremely handsome husband-to-be. Oooh, shivers.