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  With the Corona Virus currently wreaking havoc across the globe, we have been forced to re-evaluate how we literally do everything. No one-thing has been left untouched by the virus; from grocery shopping to the common greeting (that is, to say, when we are allowed out of the house). The world, as we know […]

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A Country Getaway to Mount Grace Country House and Spa in the Magaliesberg

  Just an hour outside the hectic pace of life known to many a Joburger, lies the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountain range. Historically known as the Macalisberg Mountains, according to a book penned by George William Stow in 1905, this profusion of quartzite played host at one time to pre-historic man, including the famous Mrs Ples, […]

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  “Pack your bags, we’re off to Reunion Island next week.”   So came the call on a Tuesday afternoon, lying as I was, on a dirty concrete slab, on the mezzanine level of a parking lot in Joburg, seeking that illusive interesting angle on a Ford Mustang. Needless to say, my day improved drastically […]

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Best of Both at Arabella Hotel and Spa on My Lime Boots

  The best of both, a great idea to include a little bit of this and a touch of that; or something along those lines. I recently headed past Gordons Bay and along Clarens Drive, in the company of my travel buddy The Roaming Giraffe as we made our way to the Arabella Hotel and Spa […]

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A night under the Karoo stars on My Lime Boots

  “Come to Samara Ryan, the wildlife experience is something else.” “The Manor House will blow you away” they continued. These and many more messages kept coming through until I thought it may just be written in the stars that I should make my way to the Great Karoo and take in all that I […]

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My Bush Education in Hoedspruit on My Lime Boots

  So I’ve been on somewhat of a mission to up my bush experience over the last two years or so. I’ve taken every opportunity to explore, with a view to better understand exactly what it is about the bush, that has so many of my fellow country-persons hooked. The search continues.   Needless to […]

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In The Style of White at Fancourt on My Lime Boots

  I’ve never been to Fancourt, located in the heart of the Garden Route in the picture-perfect town of George. That is, until late last year when I received an invite to take in one of the Top 10 Golf Resorts according to CNN Go, located on an immaculately manicured landscape spanning 613 hectares at […]

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The Who's Who Of Travel Routes on My Lime Boots

The Who’s Who of Travel Routes   This weekend I flew down to George, in the Western Cape province of South Africa, for a weekend away at Fancourt Estate and a chance to get my green-game back on. Such a state of affairs was necessitated by what can only be described as a dismally desaturated Joburg […]

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My Mustang Road Trip Adventure Part 2 On My Lime Boots

  Continuing today with part 2 of last weeks Mustang Road Trip, check out part 1 for more details on what I am up to!   So, having just finished my stint of game viewing in Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve thanks to my trusty steed, I had worked up a proper Free State size appetite […]

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My Ford Mustang Road Trip Adventure Part 1 on My Lime Boots

“Dust off your passport and be at the airport on Monday morning at 9”, so came the instructions.   Followed by a rather cryptic email “do you enjoy horse riding” and “decide between Monster Rolling and abseiling”. What is Monster Rolling anyway?   I knew we were off on a road trip with Ford South […]

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