Whilst travel has come to a standstill for most this traveller is feeling grateful for what I have got. Long haul exotic destinations are now just far away dreams. Oh it doesn’t stop me dreaming of when I can travel a little further afield but at the moment travel is restricted to an occasional walk […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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……. […]
Stay on the V and A Waterfront it is convenient for major attractions, the Hop On Hop Off Red Bus and I felt very safe, although was not out much after dark. We stayed at the fabulous Law Hill Luxury Apartments and can recommend the location. Buy a two day hop on hop off pass, it is […]
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 […]
Came across a lot of art on the Waterfront area of Cape Town, here are a few of my favourite photos. Especially loved the rhino’s!
Broadgate of a weekend is quiet as the city workers are resting which means visitors can navigate the pavements and stop and stare at the amazing buildings where old meets new at almost every corner. Liverpool Street Station might not be quite as big and grand as Waterloo or St Pancras but the Victorian style building […]