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Shopping at Xai Xai market – a beginner’s guide

We ran out of milk, so under normal circumstances I would hop in the car and head for the nearest shopping mall armed with a list of the things we need around the house and a bank card in my purse. Not so in Mozambique. Yes, there are shops in Mozambique and you can get everything you need if you are in town, but that would just be boring and we don't do boring. We headed for the Xai Xai market instead. I have been to the market at Maputo and expected something similar to it - rows of vegetables and a few shops selling everything from birds to hair extensions, maybe a shop or two selling African art... was I in for a surprise!

The haunted Hotel – Xai Xai, Mozambique

We were having a late lunch at Montego Resort when the manager said something that made our entire team turn and look big eyed at each other.  She asked: "Have you been to the haunted hotel?" I could see the... Continue Reading →

Sand and Sun – Sandboarding in Africa

I have read about the thrill of snowboarding and skiing in the Alps or some other European cold location in December ... but when you live in Africa like I do, then you have sun ... and lots of it!... Continue Reading →

Skyway Trails Hazyview

We decided to head into Hazyview on Saturday morning when friends came to visit.  The Skyway Trails seemed like a good way to burn some energy, make memories and have an adventure all wrapped into one.  Our friends brought their... Continue Reading →

Paradise Sun Resort – Praslin Seychelles

  By Guest Blogger - Louise One chilly afternoon in May 2016 my daughter, Manda was watching television while I was busy in the kitchen. I walked into the living room and saw that she was busy entering a sms... Continue Reading →

Lose your heart in Upington

On our way to Kgalagadi Nature Reserve in the Northern Cape of South Africa we stopped in Upington for a few days before heading into the park.  We didn't have any reservations but simply drove until we found a place... Continue Reading →

Goble Palm Guest House

Every now and again my husband and I like to grab our stuff and head out the door with no definite idea of where we are going to stay.  We drive until we find a place and stay there as... Continue Reading →

MSC Sinfonia cruise to Portuguese Islands

Ever since I first heard about the MSC cruises coming to South Africa I always wanted to experience it.  We sell a lot of cruises at Easy Gallivant and when my husband bought us cruise tickets for my birthday I... Continue Reading →

Mozambique adventure over New Years!

December was supposed to be packed with an adventure kayak ride on the Orange river but we got conned - yes that happens too - and lost the trip to our utter disappointment together with the money we invested in... Continue Reading →

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