Banff National Park

Banff National Park is over 6000 sq km of some of the most wondrous mountain scenery anywhere on the planet. Canada’s oldest national park is also it’s most popular, and with good reason. Conveniently located only an hour or so from Calgary, Banff NP attracts over 3 million visitors every year. While this can make…

Trek the Canadian Rockies – Lake Louise

Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada is probably best known as a world famous ski resort. But visit in summer and you’ll see one of the world’s most beautiful lakes, stunning mountain scenery and excellent trekking options for everyone.  The lake itself is a glacial lake fed by the beautiful Lake Louise Glacier above. With the…

The picture perfect view – Lake Moraine, Canada

Have you ever seen the pictures of bright blue lakes surrounded by picture perfect snow capped mountains? If you have then it is very possible the pictures were taken within Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies. There are literally hundreds of lakes dotted around this part of the country but perhaps none match the…

Drive the iconic Garden Route – South Africa

Driving South Africa’s iconic Garden Route is truly a Bucket List item. Set in the stunning surroundings of South Africa’s Western and Eastern Cape the route takes you from Mossel Bay in the west, then along the coast through George, Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenburg Bay, Storms River and on to Jeffrey’s Bay in the east. We…

Head down to the Southernmost tip of Africa

While many people think that Cape Point, just outside Cape Town, is the Southernmost point of Africa it is actually 300km further East at Cape Agulhas. L’Agulhas is a beautiful spot with great beaches and interesting walking trails to explore. Head to the lighthouse for excellent views of the cape, the Indian Ocean out to…