Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 5 SA Art / Tate Modern)

My London Big 5 (no.5) Cost: £0 Even though I was pretty tired (and in need of a nap after my delicious Nando's stuffing session) I was pretty sad that my day was coming to an end, but it ended on a high. South Africa has some of the world's best artists. You'll see this as … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 5 SA Art / Tate Modern)

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 4 SA Food / Nando’s)

My London Big 5 (no. 4): South African food / Nando's Cost: £13.15 Nando's - a South African brand that has made it really big globally. Few Brits seem to know that Nando's originated in our beautiful country (Johannesburg 1987 to be exact). Now, I KNOW that strictly speaking its Portuguese cuisine, but to me … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 4 SA Food / Nando’s)

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 3 African Animals / ZSL London Zoo in Camden)

My London Big 5 (no.3): African Animals / ZSL London Zoo Tickets: £24.30 From Parliament Square, I took a slight detour and walked past the beautiful St James Park then made my way back to Charing Cross station to take the Northern Line to Camden Town. Finally! I've wanted to go to the ZSL London … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 3 African Animals / ZSL London Zoo in Camden)

Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 1 South African High Commission/ Trafalgar Square)

I'm very proudly South African. I like to think that anyone who interacts with me will know this after about 30 seconds. Moving to London was a much bigger adjustment than I thought it would be. It's only very recently that I've started to appreciate the city for all its magnitude and diversity, and finally … Continue reading Travel Places: My London Big 5 (No. 1 South African High Commission/ Trafalgar Square)

Travel Places: Explore the Klein Karoo

If you are looking for a slightly different travel experience than islands or big cities then the Klein Karoo in South Africa is just for you. South Africa has a range of wonderful travel opportunities like the Kruger National Park and of course the beautiful Cape Town with all its history, but this is not … Continue reading Travel Places: Explore the Klein Karoo

Travel Places: Kruger National Park

This past weekend we spent two nights in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. For those reading this, and not familiar with the park, the Kruger National Park is one of Africa's largest game reserves in Africa. Our trip started with a flight from Cape Town Airport to the most beautiful airport I've ever set … Continue reading Travel Places: Kruger National Park

Travel Places: Coastal town, Vleesbaai

Once a year we are lucky enough to visit the coastal town, Vleesbaai. It's about a four-hour drive from Cape Town, South Africa which means we usually make a long weekend out of it. The town was first spotted by the well-known European explorer, Bartolomeu Dias, in 1488. However, Vleesbaai, only got its name more … Continue reading Travel Places: Coastal town, Vleesbaai