Posted on August 22nd, 2018
The recent rains have rejuvenated the Cape Town landscape. New shoots and plants are springing up out of luscious greenery welcoming the arrival of yellow daisies across the mountain side, pincushion flowers emerging from bushes of fynbos and sprinklings of colour dotted allow the roadsides. Spring has begun its annual transformation on Cape Town and read on ..
Posted on August 7th, 2018
Discovering the mountains surrounding Cape Town has become one of my greatest delights in recent years. As a kid I used to hate being dragged along to hikes yet now I can’t get enough of the beautiful and challenging trails set in the most picturesque scenes. Hiking is a great way to socialize with friends read on ..
Posted on February 20th, 2018
Koh Phi Phi was the best possible way to end off our incredible adventure through South East Asia. Catching a ferry from the mainland and sailing off to the turquoise waters of this Thai island paradise was the best decision we could have made. Koh Phi Phi is a tiny island in the Andaman Sea read on ..
Posted on February 7th, 2018
After having all of our days in Siem Reap jam-packed with sight seeing, we were very happy to escape to the beach for a much-needed more relaxed pace. I was also so excited to be back in the land pad Thai’s and mango shakes but this time we’d be exploring Thailand’s gorgeous Andaman Coast. Nine read on ..
Posted on January 31st, 2018
After the most relaxing time on Koh Rong, we felt refreshed and ready to conquer our last major sight seeing spot for the trip: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap. We’d opted to save on a night’s accommodation and take the night bus from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap. We arrived with the lowest expectations and not much read on ..
Posted on January 28th, 2018
After over a month of intense inland and city travel we were absolutely over the moon to be heading to the coast. On our four hours turned six-hour bus ride down to Sihanoukville we watched as farmlands changed to palm trees, mango and banana plantations. Tuk tuks are the primary form of transport in Cambodia read on ..
Posted on January 21st, 2018
Sad to be saying farewell to Vietnam but excited to be experiencing a new country, we crossed the border into Vietnam. It was crazy to see the drastic change from lush rice paddies to much drier farmlands. In Vietnam and Thailand we hadn’t seen any beggars or much obvious poverty but in Cambodia there was read on ..
Posted on January 19th, 2018
After quaint and gentle Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City came as quite a shock to the system! We arrived in the pulsating heart of this loud, busy and crazy city. Our hostel turned out to be on Bui Vein walking street which is the equivalent of Bangkok’s Khao San road: full-on hustle bustle party read on ..
Posted on January 15th, 2018
Everyone I’d spoken to that had already visited Vietnam had said that Hoi An was their absolute favourite. I knew that it would be a quaint old Japanese port with a wonderful ambiance but I honestly wasn’t expecting to be this blown away by the incredible Hoi An. After an extremely early wake and airport read on ..
Posted on January 12th, 2018
Ever since the beginning stages of planning this trip I have gazed upon photos of Halong Bay with longing eyes, my heart desperately desiring to travel there. The turquoise bay scattered with tropical jungle topped limestone islets is just so iconic and I was so over the moon that we would get to see it read on ..