Boulders Beach is one of the loveliest places to experience when visiting South Africa, not just because of the cutest little penguins but the amazing work that the South African Government is doing to help the colony of penguins… Aaawww, who am I kidding? It’s mostly because of how cute they are! 🙂 We visited Boulder Beach … Continue Reading

… but before we do that, let me show you around our new South African home. 🙂 After hours of searching for safari lodges (and getting distracted by photos and blog posts of people on safari), I finally decided on going for the Kapama Southern Camp (part of the larger Kapama Private Game Reserve family). Lloyd is … Continue Reading

  We have a real deep love of all things South Africa and an even deeper love of all things food. So what better way to pair our two loves together than by finding some of those secret eating spots to discover while in Cape Town. You may remember that we visited Cape Town and … Continue Reading

Our safari adventure started in Johannesburg but we didn’t get to see much of the city. We arrived late in the afternoon and by the time we had checked into the hotel, freshed up, gone for a quick dip in the pool and subsequently had to refreshen up again, it was night time so we … Continue Reading

Cape Town is such a fun city! Understandably, on a night out in any city, no one wants to be saddled with a DSLR camera so on this night in Cape Town, following the advice of our hosts at the hotel, I left my camera at home and went out armed with just my iPhone. … Continue Reading

On our recent trip to South Africa, I took over 3600 photos. And this was me being ‘prudent’ and trying not to take too many photos. The resultant effect of this of course means that as eager as I have been to share with you what we got up to, I’ve barely been able to … Continue Reading

Situated on the southern most tip of the African continent, Cape Town and the surrounding area is one place I will never forget. As soon as we touched down, I knew this would be an exciting adventure. After spending an unforgettable week in Kruger National Park where we saw lions, rhino, cheetah, elephant and much more, we hoped … Continue Reading

On a cool winter morning, Stanley (our safari tracker) witnessed one of the most harrowing scenes in his career at Kruger National Park, South Africa. He encountered an elephant, shot and immobilised by bullets to the head, legs and neck – he was not dead and still faintly breathing. As Stanley continued to account this … Continue Reading

First things first – what are the big 5? The big 5 are – African Elephants, Black/White Rhinoceros, Lions, Leopards and Buffalos. I’ve always been fascinated by animals and so the idea that there are just 5 key animals to focus on when you’re on safari is something that I’ve always found to be a … Continue Reading