Picture Tour: Best of North Island (NZ)

The North Island has loads going for it – a little in the shadow of the South Island in the scenery department, but unique for different reasons…

Cathedral Cove, vrek mooi.

Cathedral Cove

Continue reading


Gorgeous Gurye, our home in Korea…

We have been fortunate enough to live and teach in Gurye for the past 3 years. It is in the south most province (Jeollanam-do) of the Korean peninsula. It is considered to be one of the more rural areas of Korea, and you know what that means – natural beauty, little to zero noise, serenity!

Sometimes I think we take for granted what we have right here on our doorstep. We love our lifestyle and we cherish each and every moment we get to spend in this beautiful area that we are calling home for now.

Here is a glimpse of what we have on our doorstep:

Where does it lead?

Where does it lead?

Continue reading

Malaysian Madness!

We decided that at the end of our contract in August 2011, we will take a little road trip en route back to sunny S.A. We decided on Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. We were fortunate to know people that (then) lived in Kuala Lumpur (the pleasant Deon and Annelie Strydom), who invited us to board at their place during our stay in Malaysia. We had a lovely stay at their beautiful apartment, and  I think they also enjoyed the company of fellow Saffas in a foreign country.

First picture in KL out of moving van! Petronas Towers. Continue reading