A winter wonderland in Austria

Touchdown in Munich and the excitement levels are through the roof. The air is chilly and the sky just beginning to lighten from the inky blackness of night. We are on our way to Ellmau, a village in the Tyrolean Alps that is to be the setting for the next week’s winter wonderland adventure in Austria! more “A winter wonderland in Austria”

5 reasons to visit Darling

Nestled inland from Yzerfontein, on South Africa’s quiet and unassuming West Coast, the quaint town of Darling has always been somewhere I wanted to visit. Having passed it over for the seaside escape of Langebaan or the more well known wine routes of Stellenbosch and Robertson, I finally got round to spending a weekend in this oh, so Darling little village. Here are 5 reasons why I would return again and why we think you too should pay the town of Darling a visit!
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Dreaming of the Palace of the Lost City

As I lay snuggled up in the oversized bed in my overtly luscious room in the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort, I can’t help but think about the visionaries that built this place. Outside my floor to ceiling windows, gigantean pillars rise from the Earth, adorned with elaborate carvings, while life-sized elephant statues sit just beyond the walls of this towering edifice and larger than life cheetahs catch leaping impala at the entrance. more “Dreaming of the Palace of the Lost City”

Scootouring Cape Town

When Dirty Boots invited me to join a day of adventure in the lead-up to South Africa’s very first adventure summit, it never crossed my mind that soon I would be blasting down the side of the mountain, feeling like a kid again, with a suped-up scooter beneath my feet. But that is exactly the experience that lay in store for me when I joined Scootours South Africa for an epic adventure experience I never even knew existed!

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Country bumpkins in Greyton

Nestled alongside a river without an end and between majestic undulating mountains is a tiny town forgotten in time. It provides the perfect weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city living in Cape Town and its quaint main street, lined with inns, coffee shops, and churches is a throwback to another era.

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