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Traveller Ramblings

Anyone who knows me knows I always have something to say. These are my thoughts, opinions, experiences and ramblings when travelling – be it from my house to the local beach or to far-flung places in the world.

Traveller Ramblings

Surviving 2020 as a travel journalist

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07/12/2020

It is a difficult thing for me to sit still. To remain grounded. To be flightless. To be confined to my immediate surroundings. As the global pandemic hit, however,…

Traveller Ramblings

Ubumuntu is what we all need

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30/10/2020

Like many people around the world, I was horrified at news
out of Christchurch, New Zealand, this week. Yet another racial attack on
innocent people. I mourned for the deaths of…

Destinations South Pacific Traveller Ramblings

Lost in Levuka

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23/03/2014

Having deterred from our original course due to Cyclone Lusi, the possibility of us getting to the Yasawa Islands as planned seem as distant as the horizon.

Instead we set…

Cruising Traveller Ramblings

Cruising Fiji with the Captain

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23/03/2014

The small ship cruising experience of Captain Cook Cruises on-board the Reef Endeavour was a first for me.I have cruised on the bigger ships before, but was not sure…

Destinations South Pacific Traveller Ramblings

Diving feet first into Fiji

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23/03/2014

There may be a cyclone lingering off the coast, but this has not deterred Kate from getting into her swimmers, grabbing a towel and enjoying the best of the…

Africa Destinations Travel Tips Traveller Ramblings

How to pack for an African Safari

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23/07/2013

So your trip to South Africa is booked with an itinerary full of exciting destinations and experiences, but if game driving is on that itinerary, then you need to…

Africa Destinations Hotel Reviews Traveller Ramblings

Sun City, Africa’s kingdom of pleasure

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23/07/2013

 Just two and a half hours drive from the land locked city of Johannesburg, you would not expect to find a resort complex surrounded by the expansive wildlife reserve…

Africa Destinations Travel Tips Traveller Ramblings

Top 5 things to do in South Africa

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11/07/2013

I have been lucky enough to visit South Africa many times, and what I have learnt is ones’ perception of the country changes dramatically when you get there.

Locals do…

Africa Destinations Traveller Ramblings

South Africa, feels like home

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12/11/2012

Have you ever found that place where you feel you’re home when you’re not at home? That place where every muscle in your body relaxes, your heart rate slows…

Australia Destinations Traveller Ramblings

Endless summer on the Gold Coast

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12/11/2012

The  sun is just peaking over the horizon.   Its warmth filters across rolling waves that lap the white sandy beach  like a rhythmic heartbeat.  I wriggle my  toes in…