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The 7 Ultimate Marathons For Any Keen Runner

To be a marathon runner, you've got to be more than just physically fit. You've got to be mentally prepared for the mega challenge ahead. However, for those who are insane enough to consider running a marathon, you're in the right place. This is a…

Cape Town’s Finest Hotels

Today's post is sponsored by our friends at the Luxury Safari Company. Cape Town is an incredible destination and one that many people return to again and again. It is just an easy direct flight from London, and since there’s no time difference and no…

Safari Session I: Offbeat African Safari Destinations

The Serengeti. Kruger National Park. Ngorongoro Crater.  So infamous are these names that, when planning your dream safari, it’ssimply a given that you’ll visit one of them.  Right? But ask yourself this: Do you really want to share your leopard-sighting with twenty other safari vehicles…
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Where to See Leopards in Africa

Today's post by is sponsored by The Luxury Safari Company. When we think about Africa we all think big cats. The most elusive of all of these cats is the leopard. On your safari you will undoubtedly see many lions, and might even see cheetah depending…
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My African Home on Wheels

Why would someone live in a house when they can live in a camper van? Perhaps you’re experiencing the same reaction as I did two years ago, when I was posed this question on a beach in Mozambique. The questioner was my future husband, and…

Wine Regions of South Africa

Take a break from safari to visit one of these three amazing South African wine regions If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in South Africa, first of all, good for you! One of the best and most exhilarating travel experiences I’ve ever had was…

Cooking Around the World: Cape Malay Bobotie

A tale of South African cuisine and friendship Tessa was a special lady. She had class, talent and a huge heart. We met in blogland, where we discovered we shared the same deep love for South Africa, her homeland and my dream life destination. After…