If We Can Do It, So Can You with Martin Hatchuel

If We Can Do It, So Can You with Martin Hatchuel

This week’s If We Can Do It interview is with Martin Hatchuel who used his gap year to travel in his own country and concentrate…

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Top tips for group travel

In a couple of weeks time we’re heading to Berlin for a long weekend with a group of friends. I’m so excited, as it will…

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Afternoon tea at the Mount Nelson Hotel on our #SAroadtrip

As anyone who reads this blog regularly will know, I believe every grown up gap year needs a few luxuries along the way – no…

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A lesson in forgiveness – A trip to Robben Island in South Africa

I don’t know about you but there have been a few times in my life when I have been so angry with someone I have…

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Penguin spotting on our #SAroadtrip

When you think of animals in South Africa I’m sure what instantly springs to mind is the Big Five. But in amongst all of the…

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Ostrich riding on our #SAroadtrip

Ostrich riding on our #SAroadtrip

My guidebook began its description of Oudtshoorn with the sentence: “If you’re an ostrich, this is the place to come for work”. Now if that…

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Visiting the Owl House on our #SAroadtrip

Visiting the Owl House on our #SAroadtrip

I’m always fascinated when you can see someone’s personality reflected in a building they have created: from Gaudi’s obsession with detail in La Sagrada Familia…

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The Perfect Safari on our #SAroadtrip

The Perfect Safari on our #SAroadtrip

I guess one of the first things which spring to mind when you think about Africa is the wildlife. It’s all about safari and seeing…

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Introducing South Africa - The first stop on our #SAroadtrip

Introducing South Africa – The first stop on our #SAroadtrip

“In Soweto we are trendsetters. People watch us and they follow what we do,” our guide Tanbo told us before we headed out on a…

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A sketch of Soweto on our #SAroadtrip

A sketch of Soweto on our #SAroadtrip

We spent the first two days of our #SAroadtrip in Johannesburg, where we stayed in Soweto and had an absolutely brilliant time. I’ll be updating more soon but…

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