Visiting Portugal: Lisbon

I was torn between Spain and Portugal and even did a small poll on social media to help me make a decision. It was eventually all the amazing travel photos I saw and articles I had read on Portugal that persuaded me to choose this beautiful destination in the south of Europe.

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Whale Watching in Cape Town

I love whale watching. Growing up in Cape Town, I have always been lucky enough to watch these gentle giants enjoy our ocean. This past weekend I decided to do a whale watching boat trip in Cape Town. I was kindly hosted by The Simons Town Boat Company to join in on a trip near…

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Cruising through French Burgundy along the Waterways

It was the week of the ‘canicule’ (the heatwave) in France, with temperatures reaching up to 45 degrees Celsius in the countryside. This summer two friends and I would literally embark on an adventure along the French canals in Burgundy, France. We rented on a canal boat for 7 days and cruised through the beautiful…

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A Weekend Getaway at Cape Agulhas

Wild seas and rocky shores line the coastline of Africa’s most Southern tip. Anyone who ventures there will be spellbound by its desolate beauty and fresh air mingled with the sweet scents of fynbos by the sea. There’s something awe-inspiring and mysterious about this part of the world that will leave you mesmerised.

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Chateau de Versailles

A visit to Chateau de Versailles or Palace of Versailles is a must when visiting France. It is a 30 minute train ride away from Paris and lies on the outskirts of the neighbourhood of Versailles. The palace is a treasure trove that houses the very finest and best of French history, art, architecture and…

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Boulders Beach

Boulder’s is one of my favourite beaches and one of Cape Town’s most visited on the peninsula. It’s not hard to see why, as it is home to a colony of African jack-ass penguins who live off Southern Africa’s shores. I know that the penguins colony once extended all the way up to Robben Island,…

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