In my mind, Scotland is the land of cruel misconceptions and nasty national clichés. I’d spent my life being told that Scots were stingy, unfriendly, ugly and hard to understand. So, one day I decided to pack my bags and go find out for myself, and hopefully meet William Wallace, bagpipes, kilts, haggis, whisky and all things Scottish along the way.
We stumbled upon Hogsback, which lies in the Amathole (Xhosa for ‘calves’) mountains of the Eastern Cape, without having planned it. It was amidst another uncertain lockdown with some provincial closures, schools closed and uncertainty around whether we should even be travelling. We missed the main road into Hogsback andContinue Reading
I had never wanted to jump on a plane right after I got married to head on an overseas honeymoon. I always thought it sounded tiring. Instead, we shot off after the wedding celebrations to commence what was set to be a terrific local "travelmoon".
We were on the third leg of Ford’s RangeHer Drives with a Mission campaign. It was an interesting dynamic being on an all-female trip like this - especially since it wasn't a case of cliched spa treatments and champagne brunches.
Snow is hardly the first thing that comes to mind when visiting the lush islands of Hawaii, but there I was, wearing only board shorts, slops and a light windbreaker, ascending the steep gravel road...