Tag: Travel blogger

How To Become A Travel Blogger

Twenty years ago, travel blogging as a professional career was probably unheard of. These days, it sounds like a dream job. There are tons of travel bloggers, travelling around the world, writing about it and making money from it. However, it isn't as easy as it looks.  There is a lot of hard work that […]

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Family time at Sunwing Resort Kamala Beach

Phuket is world famous for its beautiful beaches and tropical beach resorts but when travelling there for the first time, choosing the perfect area to stay in can be a bit of a dilemma. Travelling with kids makes the correct decision even more imperative. After a lengthy research process, I discovered that the Kamala Beach […]

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Travellers’ Tales – Meet Fray from “Packing The Write Way”

I created the “Travellers’ Tales” section to give my readers and other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I would like to introduce you to Fray, a travel blogger. Fray is the first male blogger I am featuring (after 27 females / female-male duos) and he’s had some amazing experiences. Visit his blog at “ […]

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Travellers’ Tales – Meet Jess from Ben and Jess's Adventures

I created the “Travellers’ Tales” section to give my readers and other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I want to introduce you to Jess, a travel blogger based in England. Visit her blog at Ben and Jess's Adventures . I would love to hear about your travels too. Go to “Travellers’ Tales” , fill in the […]

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My Travel Bucket List

There are 196 countries in the world. I’ve been to 40 (2020 update:47). I guess I still have quite a few to tick off my bucket list . (I used to be an auditor in a previous life so don’t blame me for the checklist attitude.) This post is different from my usual posts because […]

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Travellers’ Tales – Meet Gillian McLaren

I created the “Travellers’ Tales” section earlier this year to give my readers and other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I am pleased to introduce you to Gillian McLaren, a travel and science writer based in Johannesburg. Gillian writes for some leading South African publications and is one of my most well-travelled guests thus […]

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Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge – an unforgettable luxury safari experience

There are few experiences more exhilarating than driving through the African bushveld, on an open Landrover at full throttle, under the gaze of the orange sun – as you spot wild animals in their natural habitat. You are galaxies away from the concrete jungle and you are at one with nature. And when this experience […]

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Travellers’ Tales - Verushka Ramasami

I created the “Travellers’ Tales ” section earlier this year to give my readers and other travellers an opportunity to talk about their travels. Today I would like to introduce you to Verushka Ramasami , a lecturer and lifestyle blogger based in Durban, South Africa. Visit her blog at Spice Goddess. I would love to hear about […]

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Sabi River Sun Resort -Golf, nature and family time

When the city starts becoming claustrophobic, then you know it’s time to make your way to nature for a few days. Which is exactly what we did this holiday. We headed for the natural splendour and scenic surroundings of Sabi River Sun in the Mpumalanga Lowveld. It had been many years since we had last […]

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2015 : A review of my blogging year

Thank you to all my loyal subscribers and followers for your support during 2015. As the year draws to a close, it is time to recap the events that filled it. 2015 was a busy year, even though we were limited to traveling during school holidays and weekends - for local getaways. This is a […]

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Review: Cathedral Peak Hotel

To say that I was impressed with Cathedral Peak Hotel would be an understatement. Its allure began before we even got there. As we drew closer to the hotel, the air became fresher, the mountains greener and the views more spectacular. I pulled out my camera hastily and began snapping away merrily - as my […]

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Review: Valley Lodge and Spa

The preceding few weeks had been hectic and my stress levels were at an all-time high. A weekend away sounded enticing but a long drive to get there didn’t. I had been wanting to visit Valley Lodge and Spa for a while and its proximity to Johannesburg was a plus.  Then the cold front attacked […]

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