Tag: best travel diaries

Heritage Site Stone Cottage

Green Getaway Booked via Airbnb Just off the N4 en route to Nelspruit. There is an “S” turn and a low level bridge to your left. When you turn off between the orange orchards you find a gold fish and koi farm (yes goldfish) and a gate with insane electric fencing. When you hoot the owners […]

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I am jealous.

When I flip through my twitter, Instagram and Facebook and see photos of exotic travels, this Average Traveler gets excited. I am a large fan of living vicariously through others and following their adventures along one post or photo at a time. I love reading about others travels. It inspires me to go find my own. […]

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Tiny Towns – Tell your story

As an average traveler my destinations are often what other travelers consider boring. Not note worthy or vanilla even. But I have this theory that once you start enjoying the small dusty and dodgy towns you will enjoy the big trips to exotic places just so much more when the opportunity for them comes around. My tiny […]

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Why I choose to live in JHB

I cannot tell you how Often I get asked why I live in Johannesburg, if I am from Cape Town. Every-time I explain that I work for a wine estate (am opening a tasting room/brand) but am based in Joburg, people’s immediate response is “Why on earth did you choose Joburg over Cape Town?”. Recently my answers […]

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Cheat Sheet

(Still kind of under construction)   Here are my top sites for booking accommodation in SA. (and when to use each one) SA venue – This site is probably the most found one when searching for weekend getaways or last minute accommodation. I do however find that there are loads who don’t list on their site. Safari […]

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Easy Peanut Butter Cookies

No really, THE EASIEST recipe ever. Even when it flops it’s pretty damn good. I felt like something sweet because life has been pretty bitter lately. Those whom know me well know that I am an okayish (home) cook but a miserable baker. I don’t know why but my cakes collapse and my cookies are […]

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