Naibor Camp – Masai Mara

Just before the night fall, after a long drive on the dirt roads in an open Land Rover, we arrive at the Naibor campsite. A deep guttural roaring comes from the Masai Mara grasslands. The Naibor campsite is in the heart of Kenya’s National Game Reserve. At my tent, a tall man dressed in a […]

Education in Africa

It is beautiful what can be achieved with a strong will and help from forward thinking people. I love this movie. It is based on a true story about Kimani Maruge, an 84 year old Kenyan farmer. Maruge is the oldest person to attend primary school. He was invited to present a speech before the international […]

Kizingoni Beach

How awesome is this story of Laura Dekker, a young inspiring girl with an incredible spirit! Youth is not waisted when it’s given an opportunity to express itself and the trust and guidance to follow dreams. It is in our human nature to want to learn and explore. Traveling is an adventure and an education […]

Beauty and the beasts on our beaches

We have some of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. I love walking on the long white sand dunes of the Noordhoek beach. If I manage to get out there by 7am, I get the feeling of being somewhere wild, the sand has been washed by the ocean and no footprints left from the day […]

Uprising – local hot blogs to follow

I love a good book, traveling, fresh produce, cheesecake from Imhoff Farm, Jiva Spa Indian Therapy , LP’s, a long walk in nature  and recently developed an interest in local blogs. I have lived in Africa over 20 years now and keep finding many small and hidden treasures through my line of work. I have photographed […]

Unusual travel places to stay

I love exciting adventures. If you are an unusual traveller, then these places will be an awesome experience you will remember. Here is a list of unusual travel places that will transfer you into history, give you an opportunity to sleep under the starts and in the trees or bond with animals and if you […]

10 tips on how to travel easy

In past 40 years I lived in 6 and traveled through 21 countries, then found my home in Cape Town. Within these years of travel I have made many mistakes and learned the hard way. After each trip I made the list of important things to do when traveling more compact. This is my list […]

The one and only This is a tongue in cheek recipe to go with our One and Only lunch. 1 whole grass fed beef tongue 3 pounds of grass fed beef cheeks 2-3 tablespoons Chili  Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons bacon grease Fleur de sel   Dust the beef tongue and cheek with chilli, salt […]

Stefan & Anke

City living is what these funky folk are about. I met Stefan many moons ago when his music career was at its birth. Then one day I met Anke, vibrant, bigger then life, she is a child and a mother, a beautiful soul. The two of them have been inseparable since the first days of […]

The wild KwaZulu Natal

North KwaZulu Natal remains almost untouched since the first Mozambique fisherman tribes settled in this area few hundred years ago. Their method of fishing has been passed down the generations. Still today, the fisherman collect mangrove wood to make the sticks out of them and build their spiral fish traps in the lakes of Greater […]