What do travel bloggers do when in lockdown?

The very nature of a travel blogger  is to travel …well that seems obvious. …..but when travel isn’t allowed what is this travel blogger doing? Following my government’s rules and guidelines to stay safe…….goes without saying. I am thinking positively and planning future travel. I have four overseas trips booked but can see that two […]

Residence William French in Simon’s Town

On the steep slopes of the Froggy Pond area of Simon’s Town there is a little piece of heaven ….. the exquisite upscale Residence William French. The fabulous welcome we received from both William and Janine set the tone…. it was like being invited to a friend’s house where we met with other guests for […]

Aquila Safari – photos

I ended my South African road trip with a two night stop at Aquila Safari, Reserve and Spa. The two night purchase of a room with a large balcony overlooking the reserve included all meals and a safari trip early morning and afternoon. It was a fantastic opportunity to get close to the big five and […]

New England Planning – tips please

With travel on hold due to the current global crisis it has at least given me some time to plan further trips ….fingers well and truly crossed. I have flights booked for October to Boston to do another  fall  trip but this time a different circuit. The focus of the trip is coastal and foliage.  Below is an […]

Boulders Beach photoblog

One of the highlights of our recent South African road trip was a stop off at Boulder’s Beach home of the famous penguin colony. Watching them and taking photos kept us occupied for at least an hour. Here are some of my favourite penguins.