Black Rhino Release

Black Rhino Release

Early morning (3am early) brought with it excitement akin to Christmas morning for a young child. Courtesy of Jane Edge from Fair Trade Tourism,  I was fortunate enough to be experiencing this incredible event; the release of three young black rhino into a selected area of the Dinokeng Game Reserve. This relatively new reserve is…

Climbing Mount Sinai

Climbing Mount Sinai

I guess, at some stage, most of us expect to tick Egypt off our bucket list of “travel destinations” worth a visit. The ancient land of pyramids and temples, Nile cruises and Arab markets most certainly tossed up a number of surprises. The warm & engaging people with their great sense of humour, the wide…

We have found, just for you...

We have found, just for you...

…an idyllic spot in a remote part of Kenya.  Set on top of a hill, the aptly named Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is an architect’s dream; a collection of quirky, eclectic buildings making up this little piece of paradise. There are not many places in the world where you can lie in bed, float in…

Elephant Pepper Camp

Elephant Pepper Camp

Luxurious safari tents, comfortable beds, a warm fire, hot chocolate, delicious afternoon teas, great fireside stories, wonderful sounds of the bush at night – Elephant Pepper Camp, in the Masai Mara, is without a doubt, one of the best camps I’ve been to in my nearly 22 years in this industry. It’s as if a…

Franschhoek Charms & Delights

Franschhoek Charms & Delights

I had not visited Franschhoek for many years and now with limited time, a husband and teenager in tow, making the right decisions of where to eat and what do were vital. Having said that, both husband and teenager don’t like too much pre-planning. But this is Franschhoek – they simply don’t understand. Challenge one:…