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.

Scarborough Beach, South Africa

Whilst staying at the wonderful Residence William French we enjoyed dinner with other guests sat around a lovely large table, the beauty of mingling with like minded travellers is that you all swap tips and travel secrets whilst enjoying the incredible food that William serves …..more about that on another post…I digress ….the travel secret we […]

Safari Rant

You know me I like to rant and often rant about other travellers who appear to be inconsiderate. Well this is a specific safari rant……. Whilst on a safari vehicle the family of five behind us did not stop talking the entire three hours, as a consequence we and others could not hear the driver……. […]

Bo Kaap photos

We used the hop on hop off city sightseeing bus to reach Bo Kaap and got off at stop number 6. We wandered round the Bo Kapp area taking photos of the lovely colourful houses, had a coffee at Cape Town Lodge Hotel before jumping back on the bus. The red city sightseeing  hop on […]