• Lets Just Go Somewhere

    As some of you may know, my definition of the word ‘travel’ does not involve jumping into a plane & flying halfway across the world to a climate, culture & landscape completely opposite to your one at home. It does not mean spending copious amounts of money on tickets, accommodation & travel expenses, but rather the word ‘travel’ means to leave the place that you are currently in & exploring new or old places that may be an hour away, a day away or yes, a 12 hour plane journey away. It’s about going somewhere, anywhere.

  • Our Week in Ireland

    “There are no safe paths in this part of the world. Remember you are over the Edge of the Wild now, and in for all sorts of fun wherever you go.” J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Ever heard of the Green Mamba? No, not the venomous snake. The venomous South African Passport. Unfortunately walking down the ‘travel for a living’ route was quite frankly a poor life choice on my part seeing as though being on a South African Passport limits destinations where one can travel freely without the hassle of extensive paperwork, expensive visa fees & dealing with balding old men behind the counter treating you as a first-hand criminal.…

  • Camping Under The Stars: A Photo Blog

    ‘I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.’ – Sarah Williams ‘SEVEN! That was the seventh shooting star I’ve seen so far tonight.’ It was New Years Eve & Ben & I had hoisted the mattress, pillows and blanket onto the roof of the Land Rover, on top of which I was lying. The thought of needing a blanket and jersey was a pleasant one, as the days and previous nights temperatures before were way too uncomfortable, even with the wind blowing. In the distance you could hear the baboon’s barking in the mountains and the quiet chatter and laughter of the other campers in…