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Seven reasons to go on a women-only tour

So many of my friends have been bitten by the travel bug…big time. When we get together, we constantly talk about our travel dreams. However, I find it so sad that many of them put these dreams on hold because they can’t find a travel buddy and also don’t want to travel solo. It’s hard […]

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Navigating the Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg Pass is a stunning mountain pass which links the Klein Karoo towns of Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert via an incredible untarred road. It’s a scenic and daring alternative to driving through Meiringspoort (which is also a beautiful drive). The pass was the last of Thomas Bain’s engineering projects and there are numerous relics […]

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Coffee with the (meerkat) mob

If you’ve been following our story, you will know that I have a soft-spot in my heart for certain creatures…and one of them, is meerkats. Besides their cute-factor, I love how they work together as a team to survive. Let’s be honest, their small size, largely inhospitable habitat of choice and the fact that they […]

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Eastern Cape Safari: Amakhala Game Reserve

I have a serious case of post-holiday blues today. I’ve been back home for 2 weeks and everything is back to normal again. I have been glancing back at my photo’s from this last trip and I am reminded of the wonderful safari experience we had at Woodbury Tented Camp in Amakhala Game Reserve. Amakhala […]

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Breaking Bread in the Karoo Midlands

Confession…I am a terribly clumsy cook so I must be honest, I was quite nervous for this hands-on cooking experience. I generally limit myself to making pre-mix muffins and roast chicken pieces because I tend to make a gigantic mess or I burn/overcook dishes. But my self-doubt floated off as soon when we received such […]

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