Camping in Kogel Bay & Crystal Pools Hike

Posted on April 23rd, 2020

Kogel Bay is a beach campsite near Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape. Located just off the beautiful coastal road of Clarens Drive, this magical spot boasts the most incredible views of the Kogelberg mountains and Indian Ocean coastline. You’ll find grassy campsites with either beachfront views or nestled in among the trees for shade and shelter read on ..

Storm’s River Mouth, Tsitsikamma National Park

Posted on April 21st, 2020

At the end of 2018 Luke and I went on a 3 week long backpacking and camping trip along the East Coast of South Africa. We enjoyed swimming in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, hiked through forests, took a bath on the edge of cliff, wandered through rural towns characterised by rolling hills read on ..

Kruger National Park: how to plan a day trip

Posted on April 16th, 2020

The Kruger National Park is one of South Africa’s largest game reserves. It is home to a vast variety of wild animals including the Big Five; rhino, lion, elephant, leopard, and buffalo, many different antelope, giraffe, cheetah and birds. No trip to South Africa would be complete without a safari experience and the Kruger National read on ..

Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga

Posted on April 15th, 2020

The Blyde River Canyon is the heart and treasure of Mpumalanga, South Africa. A vast canyon painted with a silvery blue snaking river and surrounded by grand and towering mountains. The area is about a 30 minute drive from Graskop and has a few beautiful spots to visit. The close proximity and collection of places read on ..

Panorama Route, Mpumalanga

Posted on April 14th, 2020

After our week exploring Joburg it was time to hit the road for Graskop.  Graskop is a little town in Mpumalanga that acts as the gateway to the Panorama Route. This little slice of paradise is home to rolling green hills, pine forests, countless waterfalls, sprawling valleys and planes, canyons and freshwater swimming spots. Our read on ..

Joburg: A Cape Townian’s guide

Posted on April 13th, 2020

Cape Town vs Joburg. This seems to be the age old feud in South Africa- the battle of the cities. I’ve called Cape Town my home for the past 18 years (having lived in Gaborone, Botswana for the first 4 years of my life) and have always sat firmly on the ‘Cape Town is the read on ..

Cape Town to Coffee Bay Roadtrip

Posted on January 24th, 2019

This summer holiday Luke and I decided to take a road trip up the East Coast of South Africa. I have such a passion for travel and my bucket list of foreign countries I want to visit seems to get longer each day. While I’ve been on many road trips around the country with my read on ..

Camping in Tietiesbaai

Posted on September 4th, 2018

For as long as I can remember I’ve loved the beach. There’s nothing quite like feeling the sand between your toes and looking out at the beautiful blue ocean. The gentle crashing of the waves brings me peace and quietens my soul, putting life and any major stresses into perspective. After a busy and stressful read on ..