Before going there I didn’t really know a lot about KwaZulu Natal. I’d heard of it. Of course I had. It was the location of a very famous and very bloody battle between the British Army, Boer commandos and Zulu warriors. But I’d always written if off as place just for history and war buffs. But I have to admit when I finally visited I was more than pleasantly surprised by what I found.Read More
Málaga is a revelation. For years I’d just viewed it as an airport with an unremarkable city on its outskirts. But having visited recently with Julian, I am glad to report that the city is so much more.
As one of the oldest cities in the world, Málaga has been occupied at various points through its history by the Phoenicians, the Romans and the Arabs, all of whom left their mark on the city giving it some rather lovely architecture and design.Read More
Whizzing over the Okavango Delta in a helicopter with the doors off is a truly memorable experience: Flying low over elephants drinking in clear lagoons and Sitalunga leaping over the reeds, the landscape a patchwork of emerald greens and vibrant blues.Read More
Cambodia is a beautiful country containing a wealth of natural riches and awe-inspiring antiquities way beyond its diminutive size. However, most people travelling there go only for one thing, to see the grand temples of Angkor. Flying in and out of Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor, they often don’t see anything else of this enchanting country. Granted, the temples are an amazing sight and my first view of the five pineapple shaped towers of Angkor Wat looming tall as the sun rose behind will stay with me forever.Read More