Tag Archive: Travel

January 23, 2018   /   by natalie   /   ,

VIDEO: Self-drive Houseboat Holiday with Le Boat Vacations

VIDEO: Self-drive Houseboat Holiday with Le Boat Vacations

Watch my video to see what a houseboat holiday in the French wine region of Burgundy looks like. I went on the all-girls trip of a lifetime with one of my best friends and our two moms in the autumn of 2017 on board Le Boat’s Horizon 4 luxury houseboat. Imagine spending all day soaking up […]

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January 19, 2018   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

What to Pack for a Road Trip in South Africa

What to Pack for a Road Trip in South Africa

With thousands of kilometres of (relatively) well-maintained roads, beautiful landscapes, diverse scenery and idyllic towns, South Africa is the road tripper’s dream destination. It’s hard to decide which part of South Africa is best for road trips, and that depends on what experiences you’re after and what kind of landscape you love. I love mixing […]

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December 8, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

Looking back at 2017

Looking back at 2017

What a year! In keeping with tradition, I’m taking a moment to pause and reflect on everything I’ve seen and done this year before the mad rush of the festive season fully sets in. I just re-read my posts from the end of 2015 and 2016 and it actually made me feel so emotional! One […]

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November 22, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

10 Christmas Gifts Any Travel-Obsessed Girl Will Love

10 Christmas Gifts Any Travel-Obsessed Girl Will Love

My boyfriend always says it’s hard to shop for me, but I can’t imagine why. I literally love all presents! His argument is that I already have everything I need, which is fair enough. But do I have everything I want? I think not. I’m a big believer in gifting spoils, rather than that gifts […]

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November 15, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

What to Pack for Summer in Cape Town

What to Pack for Summer in Cape Town

The weather in Cape Town is, in a word, unpredictable. Which makes packing for your first visit kind of confusing. Add to that the fact that many visitors think it’s not-stop safari as soon as they land and you’ve got way too much khaki and not nearly enough cute dresses on your hands. The reality […]

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My Guide to Having The Best Time in Cape Town This Summer

Summer in Cape Town is pretty dang exceptional. There’s a major buzz in the air, the streets are always milling with tanned locals and visitors from around the world and the extra long days mean more time for activities! Whether it’s your first visit to the Mother City or your annual return to the mountain, […]

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November 10, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

What to Pack for A Boating Holiday in France

What to Pack for A Boating Holiday in France

I don’t know about you, but I love packing to theme when I’m travelling. It really gets me excited about the destination and makes for some great memories and pictures. When it comes to packing for a boating holiday in France, you’ll need to think small. You’ll want to pack light, since space is pretty […]

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November 9, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Staying at The Manor House at Fancourt

Staying at The Manor House at Fancourt

The Garden Route is famous for beautiful lush forests, turquoise blue lagoons and of course, golf. It’s a 300km stretch between Mossel Bay and Storms River and it’s one of South Africa’s most spectacular road trip routes. Whenever I think of Fancourt, all I think is golf golf golf. So when I was invited recently to […]

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November 9, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , ,

My Guide to A Self-Driving Barging Holiday in France

My Guide to A Self-Driving Barging Holiday in France

4 women. 1 luxury Le Boat houseboat. 7 days. 133km. 26 locks. 27 hours of cruising. Imagine cruising the French countryside, autumn leaves blowing in the warm breeze, landing just in front of your luxurious houseboat as you slowly wind your way along a canal in the Loire Valley. At lunchtime, you moor the boat […]

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November 8, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

Reunion Island From The Sky (Shot On The DJI Spark)

Reunion Island From The Sky (Shot On The DJI Spark)

I’ve wanted a drone since DJI first changed the world of aerial photography with their Phantom. But I just couldn’t justify the price of a big drone when I knew that I was most likely not going to lug it around in its own special backpack – especially when I’m already lugging around a DSLR and […]

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