9 Great Ways to See the World Without Leaving Town

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Written by Michelle / Photos by Michelle and David

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Let’s face it, not all of us can or want to sell all of our possessions and live out of a backpack for the rest of our lives. Some of us like to have a base to call home and instead travel on a regular basis. Others just can’t afford to travel regularly or don’t have the time to do so. Not to worry, we are here to help you … Read More

Elephants coming to the dam for a drink

Why beautiful South Africa should be on your bucket list

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Written by Michelle / Photos by Michelle and David

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If you have ever dreamed of visiting Africa, beautiful South Africa should be on your bucket list! Naturally, safaris are the biggest drawcard but it really has something for everyone. Cape Town has a lovely relaxed, cosmopolitan vibe filled with compelling history, great beaches, world class restaurants and the iconic Table Mountain. The Winelands produce some of the best wine in the world and is the gastronomic capital of South … Read More

Have you ever been on a life changing trip?

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Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle

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I had heard horror stories a number of times of people sponsoring orphanages and when they went to visit the organisation they found it in disrepair or that the money was getting into the wrong hands and so on. It’s not that I never wanted to help those less fortunate, I’d never encountered an organisation that really struck a chord with me, that allowed me to see directly where sponsor’s … Read More

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

Gorilla trekking in Rwanda, a Dream Come True

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Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

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Ever since I watched Gorillas in the Mist as a teenager I dreamt of going gorilla trekking. Coming face to face with the gorillas was something that fascinated me and filled me with anticipation. If someone told me that I could only ever go on one trip during my life I would without a doubt nominate gorilla trekking in Africa. While living in Australia I had researched trips to Africa … Read More

Morocco, a country full of so many surprises

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Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle

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Morocco will always be one of my favourite places that I have had the pleasure of visiting. I don’t know if it is because I went there with no expectations or that it was the first non-western country I visited. Perhaps hearing the regular call to prayer, which I quickly grew accustomed to and enjoyed the familiarity of (well maybe not the one at dawn while I was sleeping), brought … Read More

Africa – Living a dream

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Written by Michelle/Photos by Michelle & David

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I had wanted to go to Africa and go gorilla trekking ever since I watched Gorillas in the Mist as a teenager. To date I have been lucky enough to visit Sub-Saharan Africa four times and know that I will visit again some day. In July 2010 I did a camping tour around Southern African with Geckos Adventures. We started at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and made our way across … Read More