When planning long trips somewhere it’s always worth checking if you could have a longer stopover to see something new on the way (for free, sort of). It does not necessarily have to be a stop with a bed. It actually hardly ever is – airlines would not allow this without a charge. But if … More Clash of cultures – Dubai
All good things come to an end. It is partly true. Nothing can last forever, except for experiences and memories and I chose to believe that. In all honesty this trip has provided more than I could ask for. Wonderful people venturing together through amazing places. No, I will never forget this. And if some … More A 500 mile long goodbye
We are slowly coming to the end of this short 10 days trip to South Africa. But the trip to the old continent would not be complete without a proper safari experience! Although I did not manage to visit the biggest and most famous game reserve – Kruger National Park – I have no regrets … More Ain’t no Africa without safari!
It’s time I move on with my journey through the beautiful country of South Africa. And when I went through the photos of the places I have been to I realized that the trip was a very fast paced one indeed. 500 miles (800kms) from Cape Town to Port Elisabeth and back in just 6 … More Deserts, rainforests and back to the Ocean!
A very pretentious title, but I literally had to clue how to call this post. I first wanted to use a word paradise but it felt rough at times there. But then again I am not really unveiling anything here as everybody knows that South Africa is beautiful. So I will keep the title to myself. … More Go East. South African beauty revealed!
Bo-Kaap – an (over)colorful multicultural (mainly Muslim) district is where today’s adventure begins! I have to admit I wanted to see it but had no clue where to go. Stumbled across it on my way to Lion’s Head so… a great find yo! The houses do stand out. Some might find them kitschy, some will admire the location and the … More Bo-Kaap, Lion’s Head and freedom girl!
Yes! You read it right. Table Mountain has been voted as one of the new 7 Wonders of Nature. And rightfully so! The mountain overlooks Cape Town and boasts huge diversity. There are about 2,200 species of plants up there and many of them can not be found anywhere else in the World. There are also many animals … More Table Mountain – One of the new 7 Wonders of Nature
Hello! There is a place so exotic and distant, and yet so familiar and close to our hearts – Its South Africa! And because we are all Africans, it felt a bit like a return home. Alright, I’m not going to stretch it further, but I have to admit I felt the warmth everyone talks … More The South African dream begins!