The Garden Route – South Africa

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Tweet After our visit to Oudtshoorn, we made our way through the Garden Route of South Africa.  The Garden Route is a popular scenic route in the southwestern part of South Africa, stretching from Heidelburg to Storms River. The climate is …

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Driving along the Whale Coast Route – South Africa

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Tweet The Whale Coast Route If you have a few extra days in Cape Town, why not make the leisurely drive to Hermanus?  The Whale Coast Route (road along the coast) starts from Gordon’s Bay, 40 minutes east of Cape Town.  You start …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cape Town

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Tweet Cape Town is a beautiful port city on the western side of South Africa.  The pristine beaches and the iconic image of Table Mountain are just a few images that capture the livelihood of Cape Town.  South Africa had …

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10 Scenic Places Not to Miss in East and Southern Africa

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Tweet Africa was known as the dark continent as it remained a mystery to Europeans in the 19th century.  Harsh terrains such as the Sahara Desert made it difficult for many countries to penetrate into the interior of the continent.  In some ways, Africa still contains …

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Click of the Week – Ipanema beach at sunset

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Tweet As I look back on my adventures in South America, the sunset at Ipanema beach was very memorable. Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro is a very popular beach and became widely known by the song “The Girl from …

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Paraty + Ilha Grande = Paradise

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Tweet It was towards the end of my South American adventure.  What can I say?  Beaches are paradise.  It was the medicine I needed.  After our travels to Iguazu Falls, one of the hot travel spots in South America, we …

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Click of the Week – A lonely island in Brazil

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Tweet As I look back on my adventures in South America, the islands near Ilha Grande of Brazil were a highlight of my travels.  Ilha Grande (translation:  Big Island) is located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state and offers miles of hiking …

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Photos-Hawaii

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Tweet Hawaii photos include: Kauai: Napoli Coast, Waterfall, Coco Palms, Helicopter ride, Hike in Waimea Canyon Oahu: Beach in Oahu, Markets in Oahu, Coast of Oahu, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Beach in Oahu Maui: Sunset cruise, Maui, Haleakala National Park, …

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