I was invited onto ‘Passport to the World’ on Radio Helderberg 93,6fm by Cathy Retief-Neil, to talk about my trip Island Hopping off Madagascar with MadagasCaT Charters & Travel and Fly Airlink, spending time
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Mozambique vs. Mauritius. Where best for a beach holiday?
The approach to Saint Denis Airport offers a view of the island as it pushes up from the endless ocean blues. It looks small, yet determined. The landing strip runs along the coastline and the
It was Richard Mullin who said ‘The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.’ An accurate observation as
That old adage ‘the world is your oyster’ has never rung more true. Flights link once remote destinations, luxury trains add opulence and romance to cross-country routes, and indulgent cruises have become as popular and
I regularly get sick while travelling, and almost always after a long haul flight. There are tales of tonsilitis in Vietnam’s Da Nang, raging fevers that had me pulled off a flight in Austria’s Salzburg,
Set off Madagascar’s east coast, Mauritius is affectionately referred to as the Star of the Indian Ocean and has long been the number one choice for South Africans travelling abroad. Not just for its natural
Waiting to exhale. Unplug and disconnect. In this month’s British Airways ‘High Life South Africa’ in-flight magazine, one of my bests Pippa de Bruyn, speaks to a collection of my favourite travel writers – and
Looking back at my travel experiences of the past few years, there are certainly some adventurous moments that stand out as highlights and that I would like to recommend in my African Wish List for
I was interviewed by Bizcommunity.com about my travel trends and influencer predictions for 2018, including my thoughts on major disruptions that may just be on the rise, by Robin Fredericks. This as part of their
As South Africans we know all too well how much money goes into an international trip. Beyond the cost of long-haul flights, we need to convert our hard-earned Rands into foreign currency and often end
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A night at Majeka House and their Small Plates Menu.
African Blogger Awards. – Greatly honoured to have The Incidental Tourist named as Runner-up for top Travel blog in Africa by African Blogger Awards, behind my friends The Travel Manuel. Congrats to all the
Africa. – There’s something magical about the big skies, African bushveld, rich traditions and seductive nature of Africa that adds romance to any given day, making it especially idyllic as the destination for a honeymoon. Whether
My visit to Reunion Island remains a highlight of my travels. The creole music, sultry atmosphere, myriad of attractions and activities are on offer. Black beaches, white beaches, blue lagoons, aerial views. Hilltop villages, an
Weylandts Furniture and Decor Store invited me to answer some questions about The Incidental Tourist in their Tastemakers Journal, about my travels, childhood memories, favourite places and things I never travel without. Also what I long
Recently I was interviewed by Future Cape Town about my love for Cape Town and whether I consider it to be African City … A great honour. I am filled with respect and admiration for the work that
On my first visit to Madagascar I spent time in the Andranokoditra fishing village on Lake Ampitabe, which I accessed from Hotel Palmarium. Both out of intrigue and a desperate desire to offer a glimpse into