Tall Horses…

It’s not every day you get to rub the nose of a giraffe! I could barely contain my excitement when I first laid eyes upon that beautiful creature. Such grace, such elegance… How magical the moment to get close to the planets’ tallest animal. Eagerly offering my little bucket of treats as high as I…

Beach Box Beauties

Muizenberg Beach, Western Cape, South Africa – These colourful beach huts are sure to brighten your day! Rumour has it that the City of Cape Town intends to raze these beach box beauties due to social misconduct and the general dilapidated condition of the huts.  On a recent visit I noticed that the doors have…

Location lookalikes…

My destination is no longer a place, but a new way of seeing things…  – Marcel Proust Have you ever travelled somewhere, at home or abroad, and thought to yourself; “This place reminds me a lot of…” ? I’ve been toying with this idea throughout the summer holiday during various trips across the Western Cape…

Are you a Water Warrior?

You might of heard that the Western Cape is currently experiencing the worst drought in over 100 years! This is a sobering thought… Especially for locals like myself who always took running tap water for granted.  Yes.  I confess, I am one of those individuals who would leave the tap running while rinsing dishes before…

Lovely Lüneberg!

Some things may change but the beauty of Lüneberg will never fade!

Once Upon a Time, A Dream & Schloß Neuschwanstein

Opening my eyes as a little girl on the morning of my birthday remains a magical memory. Right there on the nightstand, lay a carefully wrapped gift, anticipating my eager hands to explore the contents within.

Venice Vibes

Ten words surface to memory when I think of Venice:

Midnight in Mauritius… Part 3.

Never been here before, …intrigued, …unsure, …searching for more. Take me somewhere I can breathe… This is where I want to be.  In a place I can call mine. Take me to the beach…  All Saints – Pure Shores

Midnight in Mauritius… Part 2.

Suffice to say that hubby and I pushed the thirst quenching boundaries a bit on our first day under the tropical sun! Feeling adventurous, we sampled ALL the cocktails available from the Beach Bar. Then went back for more…

Midnight in Mauritius… Part 1.

“As endless as the ocean, as timeless as the tides…” It was Midnight when we arrived. For now, Ile Maurice was to be shrouded in mystery…