Through Italy – Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri (Days 5 to 8)

Day 5 This day marks the start of our cross-country expedition, well, sort of. In the morning, after check ing out from our hotel, we went to Termini station to pick up our rental. After an hour, we got our car and we were on our way to Sorrento. Having heard some horror stories of driving…

Through Italy – Rome (Days 1 to 4)

Day 1 What makes for an ideal family holiday? I’d say road trips, jumping into the sea with the kids, getting local ingredients and twirling up a storm in the kitchen, discovering common interests and of course, the bonding time; these are memories that last for a lifetime. So, it was that time of the…

The Lion – Days 11 to 15

    Day 11 – Pilanesberg: The day began really early for us. We returned our car to a rental at the airport and took our flight to Johannesberg.  We took another rental vehicle from Jo’berg Airport and headed straight to Pilanesberg Nature Reserve to see a Lion. We had booked a lodge for 2…

The Capes – Days 6 to 10

Day 6 – Wine region: This day marks the start of our roadtrip from the western to the eastern cape. We headed for the wine region of Franschhoek from Capetown. As you exit Capetown the beautiful wine region starts. There is a wine tram in Franschhoek that takes you through the wineries, however, since we…

Cape Town – Days 1 to 5

As our plane decends, I get the first glimpse of an imposing landform. It is familiar, for it has featured in all the cricket matches our nation has played in this part of the world – it is the Table mountain. Our plane landed at the Cape Town Airport and this time too, as soon…