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Thailand. The Green Perspective.

There’s a strong smell of incense in the air as we enter the temple, the tiny sticks stand straight as soldiers in a bowl of sand; coins, flowers and fresh fruit adding to their favour. Monks sit in…

An Interview with Coffee Magazine.

In the Summer Edition of The Coffee Magazine I contributed the cover story on the intrepid coffee adventures of Travel Designer, Ozzy Yerlikaya. It turns out they were interested in my rather intrepid…

Dawn in Lisbon
Rooi Rose Magazine Blogger Feature.

The February 2018 issue of rooi rose magazine has a feature on bloggers and I’m grateful to be featured alongside Responsible Traveller, Mzansigirl and one of my favourite food creatives, The Kate Tin. Lovely for my Birthday month.…

Sommelier Onboard Wine Tours.

Bespoke tour operating company Eye See Africa, invited me to a take a look at their recently launched ‘Sommelier Onboard Wine Tours’. Find the article as first published here, and for your convenience…

What to Wear on Safari. For African Safari Home.

Safari. – I was asked by African Safari Home (ASH) to do a guest post, offering my best advice and practical suggestions on what clothes to wear on safari. Find it here: http://www.africansafarihome.com/what-to-wear-on-safari/ or as…

Six bars in Cape Town for sundowner dates.

  Cape Town. – Cheapflights asked me about Cape Town’s sundowners scene … ‘With the sun setting at 8pm during Cape Town’s summer months, those golden hours between day and night are…

SAFREA #InstaFamousCT: Blogging and Social Media for Business.

  I’ll be talking at the Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) – Western Cape ‪#‎InstaFamousCT‬ event on Thursday 18 September 2016, about ’Blogging and Social Media for Business’ alongside some incredible talent.…

Five Lesser-Known SANParks Worthy of a Visit.

  “SANParks do good work.” SANParks manages a collective of 19 National Parks which represent the indigenous fauna, flora, varied landscape and cultural heritage of our country. They are set in areas…

Exploring the Land of Plenty. The Nature Lover’s Route.  For the SATYC Travelnownow 2015 Conference Brochure. Find the whole edition here and pick up a printed copy at the WYSTC event in…

Time-travelling in Turkey.

Turkey. – My first article in Travel Update magazine, where I talk about my time in Turkey with Trafalgar Travel. The very best memories. As below for easy reading. Time-travelling in Turkey…

A little bit about Me

  This is a space for me to share memories, anecdotes, photos, stories and travel advise which I have collected over the past years. Also new experiences which I constantly search out and enjoy.…

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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, turtle rescue in Kenya, setting up temporary home in Lisbon, 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 impact travel – and the rich offerings of our beautiful world.

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Botswana Tourism launched a Stay Home, travel tomorrow Campaign Video.

Botswana Tourism has launched an evocative 'Stay Home, Travel Tomorrow' campaign and allowed me to s…