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Madikwe Game Reserve: Our Safari Experience

If you’ve read my first two posts about our safari experience seeing the Big 5 as well a pack of wild dogs hunting, perhaps you’re thinking of going on safari as well.  I’d highly recommend it! In this post…

African Wild Dogs Hunting
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African Wild Dogs | On the Hunt on Safari

Vegetarians… you might want to look away now.  This post is not for the faint of heart either.  This is a story of a little impala that could… err… then couldn’t. But first… Wild Dogs: they’re just like regular…

leopard sitting in the shade
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Our Big 5 Safari in South Africa

When we started planning a January getaway just two short months ago, we knew we wanted to go back to South Africa.  We had already spent a week in Cape Town two years ago and we wanted more.  Maybe…

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Our First Christmas in Scotland

It felt that the holidays this year approached quicker than it has in previous years.  One minute I was starting my Masters program, the next I was handing in the final paper and answering the question of the season:…

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Aveiro: Off the Beaten Path in Portugal

Many visitors to Portugal will go to the capital Lisbon and perhaps even Porto.  The sunseekers head to Algarve in the south.  But much of the rest of the country is overlooked.  So if you’re looking for something off the beaten…

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Top 5 Things You Must Do in Valencia

I won’t deny that moving to Scotland has got me searching for warmer weather and sunshine.  So when the idea came up of a girl’s trip to somewhere hot, I didn’t hesitate to return back to Spain.   Afterall…

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Must See Scotland: the Northeast Coast

Before things got hectic and busy around here with the arrival of our shipment and the move to our flat, we went out exploring one weekend. Exploring the fishing villages, lighthouses and beaches of Northeast Coast. After reading a…