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7 Tips for Wildlife Photography when on Safari

7 Tips for Wildlife Photography when on Safari

If you are heading out on an expedition into Africa, it is always nice to create memories and have a little something to take home. We imagine beautiful images of a herd of zebras sprawled like on the cover of National Geographic, or that moment when you capture a lion mid-roar. The truth is, wildlife…

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By Soninke Combrinck, June 11, 2017
How to be a Conscious Traveller

How to be a Conscious Traveller

We are a fortunate generation – we live in a globalised world where once far-away destinations are now a hop-skip-and-jump away. With a plane ride, we can jet off to Vietnam, explore the Amazon, or find ourselves on a safari at the very tip of Africa. How can we become conscious travellers? More people are travelling…

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By Soninke Combrinck, April 5, 2017
Getting into Flight Mode

Getting into Flight Mode

I remember the first time I travelled abroad. It was all a mad panic. I visited Dubai in 2009 and I had no idea how to navigate an international airport. There were constant announcements blaring over the speakers, long queues and a series of misadventures to locate the nearest restroom. Now I navigate the airport…

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By Soninke Combrinck, March 28, 2017
Our Final Hours in London

Our Final Hours in London

It is with heavy hearts that we turn our tails to London. As the plane passes over the patchwork landscape of green parks and suburbs, I ponder about what I will miss most. Reading the Metro on the tube definitely became one of my highlights. We had become so accustomed to that routine we felt like we…

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By Soninke Combrinck, July 13, 2015
Hop-on Hop-off Tour Bus in London

Hop-on Hop-off Tour Bus in London

We are horribly late. We stumbled onto the Waterloo train station which was unlike any we had seen before. It was buzzing with people, stores, sights and sounds. It is the Royal Ascott horse race this week, so women were elegantly garbed and sported sun hats. Men were similarly distinguished, wearing top hats and tailcoats…

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By Soninke Combrinck, June 28, 2015
Out and About in London Town

Out and About in London Town

The day started like a typical Sunday – lui en rustig. We shared a lazy morning and afternoon with family, and an adventurous afternoon with friends exploring London Town. I rolled out of bed early with the sun to find Chris already entertaining Chewie – the Cavapoo puppy – downstairs. Once the rest of the house…

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By Soninke Combrinck, June 22, 2015
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