Perceptions of Soweto

Soweto. South West Township. Somewhat boring name, but those six letters encompass so much about recent…

South Africa: Overview

So, I didn’t spend that long in South Africa, maybe a week in total, but I…

Podcast #024: Travel at different ages

Welcome to Episode 24 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This week’s podcast…

Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe is the largest ruined civilisation you have never heard of. Part of the ruins…

Podcast #023: Travel in Scotland

Welcome to Episode 23 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. Spring is in…

The Matapos and Cecil Rhodes

It’s hard to talk about Africa and not mention colonialism; its effects down here in Southern…

Podcast #022: Outer Hebrides

Welcome to Episode 22 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This episode gives…

A Day Trip to Chobe National Park

Botswana – cue images of hippos, elephants, and crocodiles, easily visible on a luxury safari. When…

Podcast #021: Travel Hopes

Welcome to Episode 21 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. So, it’s April…

A Day Trip to Victoria Falls, Zambia

To most people, the name “Victoria Falls” conjures up an image of a vast cascade of…