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Interview...with me

Interview with Sara Essop from In Africa and Beyond I was recently interviewed on a popular radio station. Here is an approximate transcript of the interview. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself? I am originally from Johannesburg. I am married with two children. I did a B.Comm degree and worked as an auditor […]

2014: My year in blogging

2014 was a wonderful year for me in terms of travel. I got to tick off some major items on my bucket list. January My first weekend away for 2014 was to Askari Game Lodge and Spa in Magaliesberg where we had some delightful elephant interactions. March We had a family weekend away at Sparkling […]

My 2013 blogging year in review

My 2013 blogging year in review In 2013, I decided to start a travel blog where I would combine two of my passions, traveling and writing . I had been traveling since I was little, but it was now time to start writing abut my travels too. Internationally, I visited Malaysia and Singapore with my […]

Travel agents - Never again?

Travel agent horrors Yes, I do prefer to use a travel agent when they can offer me a package with lower costs or hassles than I can do myself. But then you get the travel agents who are not interested in the business or those that give you problems every step of the way and […]

How I like to travel

How I like to travel A recent travel survey I completed got me verbalising how I like to travel... Ideally, I would love to go and stay in a new country for a few months at a time, to absorb the culture, learn the language and explore the surrounds. I've done something like that once […]

Holiday reading and co-incidences?

Last week, I was in Kenya. I had bought Barack Obama’s book Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance almost a year ago in Mumbai. Since I’m too busy to read much else besides my six magazine subscriptions when at home, I’d been reading the book on and off everytime I went […]

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