Marrakech
Morocco. I’m coming for you.

Tomorrow I head to Morocco for a real live holiday with a friend from London. We’ve booked Airbnb accommodation in Marrakech and Essaouira, and a last night at a small hotel in Casablanca, as…

I Am Often Asked Why I Travel.

I was recently asked why I travel. It was during a casual conversation about life and dream jobs and those aspirations that are ever evolving, as we are. But it got me…

Hills Pet
Win: People, Pets And Hills Pet Nutrition.

A competition from our friends at Hills Pet Nutrition. Does nutrition have the power to change lives?  Thousands of South African pet parents say that it does and have shared their pets’…

Franschhoek Mont Rochelle
24 Hours in Franschhoek. The Video.

  My recent 24 hours in Franschhoek was matched to a wonderful sustainable tourism theme that delighted from start to finish. Starting with a delicious lunch at the historically significant La Motte…

Zanzibar MyBlue Hotel
Ten Reasons to Love Zanzibar.

The Zanzibar archipelago off the coast of East Africa evokes images of turquoise lagoons, soft sandy beaches, delectable cuisine, aromatic smells of spices, and strong cultural traditions. With multiple options for hotels…

Expertvagabond
How to become a travel blogger.

I’m well aware that I’m living the dream job existence as a full time travel blogger and writer, visiting beautiful places, meeting inspiring people and in a position to persuade change towards…


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The Incidental Tourist

The Incidental Tourist is a Personal Travel Blog of a conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its people and the environment.

Here I bring you narratives, stories, video and photographs from my travels around the globe, including accounts of gorilla trekking in Uganda, tree planting in Zambia and turtle rescue in Kenya, accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as details of the conservation efforts that I support.

A self proclaimed earth advocate and beauty seeker, I invite you to join me and share in my love of sustainable travel – and the rich offerings of our beautiful world.

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Bosjes Farm. Breede River Valley.

Eden and I headed out to the incredible BOSJES in the Breede River Valley for an overnight. I'd seen…