Life lately…

I don’t know about you, but the first three months of this year have whirled past so quickly! My mindfulness and meditation practice has kept me sane as I dealt with insurance claims, celebrating our engagement, wedding planning and working hard at the office amongst… Read More

25 Simple Things to be Happier

Happy New Year! I hope 2018 is prosperous and filled with love, laughter and good health. I’m going in to this year with no expectations.  I want to simply be grateful for each new day, to go with the flow and be ready for whatever… Read More

My Pretty Sydney Turned 5…

… in September and I didn’t get a chance to tell you! I was too busy traveling or working that I couldn’t stop to sit down and reflect.  But at the end of another busy year, I finally have some time to write an anniversary… Read More

One Sunday in Spring….

Spring is one of my favourite seasons.  I love the warmer weather that’s just right – not boiling hot that it’s uncomfortable and not freezing cold that it’s painful.   I love slipping back into my summer dresses and cardigans and flats.  I love the… Read More

My Tips for Safari in Botswana

Accomodation:  The rooms were just beautiful and two of the three had four walls, the last camp (Okavango) had 3 walls and a canvas tent situation for one wall which was a bit scary.  But the room was on stilts so it felt safe… The… Read More

Camp Okavango Delta in Botswana

This camp (also by Desert and Delta) was based on the myriad of waterways created by the rainfall from Angola.  There are no jeep safari game drives here.  Instead you can take a canoe ride or boat cruise on the delta, or a walking safari… Read More

Camp Leroo LeTau in Botswana

This camp (which was my boyfriend’s favourite camp) was set on the banks of the Boteti River with the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park on the other side of the river.  There weren’t as many guests staying at this camp so we got to know our… Read More

Savute Safari Lodge in Botswana 

We stayed at 3 different camps in Botswana – Savute Safari Lodge, Leroo LeTau and Camp Okavango Delta – all run by Desert & Delta Safaris. Our first camp was Savute Safari Lodge which turned out to be my favourite camp because I loved the landscape… Read More

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

I can’t even begin to describe our experience in Africa (namely, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and safaris in Botswana).  Majestic waterfalls, stunning sunsets, kind people and beautiful animals are just a few words I could use to describe the trip.  All I can say is that Bench… Read More