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Road Tripping in South Africa: Part 3 – Dundee and the Battlefields


Back into South Africa – destination Zululand In my mind ‘Swaziland’ has an exotic enough ring to it, but ‘Zululand’ is even more legendary. Don’t get me wrong, this is not because I have in-depth knowledge of the history of this part of South Africa – I know embarrassingly little about it – but is […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Sunset in the Drakensburg, South Africa


Sunset over the Central Drakensburg mountains at the Champagne Castle Hotel, South Africa. You see why I can’t wait to go back? This place was a wonderful discovery and really underscores the benefit of spontaneity – for each of the five nights of my all-too-brief road trip in South Africa and Swaziland I basically winged […]