Euro 2013 – Part II

Here's what we got up to after Switzerland.  We managed to squeeze in a quick trip to Italy and France.  This is a little overview, a bit of bike riding, ice-cream eating (ok a lot) and much sightseeing.  First stop Como. My sister and her hubby ♥ Then onto Verona (this was a favourite for … [Read more...]

Switzerland – Winter wonderland

Switzerland is a true beauty and looks equally amazing in both Winter and Summer time.  I honestly can't say which season I prefer, they both have their own unique magic and charm. There were so many highlights on this trip: Visiting family, learning to snowboard, tobogganing, cheese fondue , … [Read more...]

Instagram – Euro 2013

Switzerland, Italy and France. 3 weeks of crazy fun: snowboarding,  gelato eating, carnival dress up, snow driving, sight seeing, outdoor ice skating and tobogganing to mention a few highlights.   Here is my instagram overview. … [Read more...]

Switzerland part 2

Switzerland in summer time: the land of cheese, chocolate and churches where one town seamlessly merges into the next.  A place with colourful flower ordained window boxes and postcard perfect scenery.  The country incorporates everything from modern cities to ancient villages, pristine lakes and … [Read more...]

My Swiss Family part 1

Unfortunately I couldn't  make it over for my cousin's wedding, so when we were Skyping one day and Sam asked me to be godmother to her soon to be born baby Brian, I just knew I had to get over there!  Within a week we managed to organize the visa and flight and I was on my way!  I spent part of my … [Read more...]

Why I love the bush.

We were recently blessed with a 2 night stay at the incredible Phinda Mountain Lodge in Zululand. Phinda is the epitome of bush luxury and the staff honestly go out of their way to make you feel like royalty.   Time seems to go slower in the bush and 2 nights felt like a week.  We were also … [Read more...]

Rhino love

In 2011, 448 rhino's were poached for their horns.  By the 20th of March 2012, 135 rhino have already been killed by poachers for their horns.  At this rate the rhino will be extinct in less than 10 years. During a recent work trip up to Zululand we had the opportunity to photograph these beautiful, … [Read more...]

South America highlights

It's Friday date night and Ray and I have just finished watching 'Motorcycle Diaries' in Spanish with English subtitles.  The movie focuses on Che Guevara's earlier years and more specifically on a road trip he did with his uncle on a beat up old motorbike through Chile.  The scenery is dramatic and … [Read more...]

A lazy Sunday picnic in the Midlands and Terbodore coffee ♥

A few weeks ago we headed up to the Midlands with some special friends for a chilled picnic under a couple of pine trees at the beautiful Karkloof falls.  There's nothing quite as relaxing as lying on your back looking up at the swaying trees - bliss ♥  We ended off the day with the most amazing … [Read more...]