Category: travel

2014 Summer Holiday

Had a very enjoyable 4 week break this summer. We visited Thailand, staying at some old favourites, plus visited some new places. The Lebua Hotel in Bangkok is just a delightful place to stay. Once again I couldn’t fault anything about our visit and will definitely be returning first chance we have! Likewise, the Sunrise …

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Around the World Trip 2013

I’ve travelled quite a bit in my time, but never actually travelled around the world in one direction until 2013. I combined and 18 night trans-Atlantic cruise with several one way air tickets to cook up a very interesting 7 week long RTW itinerary – even if I do say so myself! We started our …

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Slideshow – Around the World Trip 2013

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Caribbean Cruise 2012

Had the pleasure of visiting Aruba, Bonaire, Cartagena (Colombia), Panama, and Jamaica on an MSC cruise aboard the Poesia in December 2012. Amani and Malaika had a ball on the ship – the staff in the Kid’s Club were great. And a fringe benefit of a great Kid’s Club was Zawadi & I having plenty …

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A Visit to Costa Rica!

In November 2012 I was fortunate to spend a few days in Costa Rica. Unfortunately though I came down with a virus on the journey there and the 2 days I had set aside for seeing San José were spent in bed recuperating. Once I was on the mend though, I set off by shared …

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Lion Attack

Not many people know about it, but back in 2001 whilst travelling in South Africa I was attacked by a lion. Three actually. Only through quick thinking and by using my video camera as a weapon was I fortuitously able to escape the jaws and claws of death… *Video: lion attack