Travelling the Panorama Route

I have never written about our travels around the Panorama Route. The sheer amount of info was just daunting to me. What to put in the post, what to leave out? I just could not decide… But then I came across Sanet Oberholzer’s route experience earlier this week, and was reminded about all the wonderful…

Stroll around Nelspruit Private Nature Reserve: Photo Walk

Getting close to nature (fast) is a top selling point of Nelspruit. We are fortunate to have 3 green zones in close proximity of the CBD. There are the Lowveld National Botanical Garden, the Nelspruit Nature Reserve and the Steiltes Nature Reserve. Nelspruit Nature Reserve On #freedomDay2018 we decided to walk the Loerie trail with…

Hiking with a toddler and a teen – Kaapsehoop trails

Public holidays were made for Kaapsehoop This perfect stop, shop and hike destination is a mere 30 minutes from Mbombela. Kaapsehoop is steeped in historic beauty and embrace the quirky side of life, and so should you. Doing a short trip with a toddler to Kaapsehoop means you don’t have to stock a mini-van. I’m…

Botanical Bliss: a walk in the Lowveld National Botanical Garden

Our family loves the Botanical Garden in Nelspruit. No wonder. This is where my husband and I went for our first date (11 years ago). Established in 1969, the Lowveld National Botanical Garden is one of three National Botanical Gardens of South Africa established in the 60’s, and forms part of the nine National Gardens…

Sabie – Burgers, Biking, Waterfalls, Coffee Etc.

Not evenĀ a half hour away from White River, to the north, rests the quiet town of Sabie in the valley beneath an impressive mountain range. Location Scout lazily suggested Sunday (25 October – it’s been a while between the actual event and the post, but it is still just as amazing!) morning that we should…

Swing by Waterval Boven for the best sport climbing in Mpumalanga

Tired of hanging around the house? Why not round-up a group of your #besties and swing on by Waterval Boven for a bit of an adventure. When I heard that we will be doing adventure activities on the #tourismmonthMP media tour launch, I was filled with a mix of emotions. I was excited to be…

Searching for the best Play Space for children of the Lowveld

The past 10 months have seen me explore the spaces around the Lowveld. My posts consisted of venues and places that came across my daily wanderings and evoked questions inside myself about my surrounding area. Most of those questions were about the photographic qualities that I could mine from those locations. And I struck gold…

Ashburton Investments MTN National MBT series #2 – Sabie

GUEST BLOGGER: Barry Wasserman Facing the alarm A Sunday without sun. At 3:30am on Sunday 22 February a very weary face with red eyes greeted me in the bathroom mirror. The morning breath was cursing the loudmouth neighbours. They were noisy. Their leader was the one with the voice of an opera dragon with a…